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News on Oncology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

Bayer Receives CancerCareA Honor at 70th Anniversary Celebration Gala

The award was presented by journalist and cancer advocate Bayer has a long-standing commitment to Cancer Care's mission of providing free support services to individuals affected by a cancer diagnosis.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Chemicals, Biotech, Bayer AG, Medicine

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Pharma Plan in Deal Frenzy Is to Be Best, First or Move On

That's the strategy the drug industry is following in a wave of deals where small companies are getting bigger and the big ones are getting smaller.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Cancer, Health, Noven Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly

10 hrs ago |

Crown Bioscience Passes 1000 Model Mark in PDX Collection for Oncology Drug Discovery

The HuPrime model collection, many of which are maintained 'in life', enable drug discovery companies to run Clinical Trial-like studies, or HuTrialTM, using human surrogate models in mice.


Related Topix: Startups, Crown Bioscience, Medicine, Genetics, Science, Computer Science

14 hrs ago | The American Journal of Managed Care

Innovation in Oncology Payment Reform: Reports from Real-Life Practice

Four innovators from oncology practices across the country described how payment reform is shaping the way they treat cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hematology, Medicaid

15 hrs ago | Applied Clinical Trials

Generex Announces Antigen Express AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine Abstract ...

The ASCO Annual Meeting is the premier annual oncology symposium, bringing together more than 25,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Biotech, Generex Biotechnology, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer

19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Novartis Cancer Move Adds Spice to Crosstown Roche Rivalry

Sitting just two miles apart on opposite banks of the Rhine river in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis AG and Roche Holding AG have long had a complex crosstown rivalry.


Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Novartis AG, Healthcare Industry, Genentech, Startups, France, World News,

23 hrs ago | The Daily News

Driver of Love

For nine years, Donna Claire Newman and her red four-door Toyota Matrix have been ferrying cancer patients to their doctor and therapy appointments around Memphis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Tennessee

Tue Apr 22, 2014


FDA discourages use of morcellators in removal of uterine fibroids

The US Food and Drug Administration has suggested that surgeons refrain from using tissue-grinding tools to remove uteruses or uterine growths because they increase the risk of spreading undetected cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Food and Drug Administration, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Sarcoma, Health

Messenger Newspapers

Watchdog blocks breast cancer drug

A new drug for breast cancer which extends women's lives by almost six months is to be blocked from routine NHS access under draft guidance issued by a health watchdog.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer


Man recovering from rare cancer diagnosis

An Omaha man is dealing with a very rare form of cancer that only two out of a million people get diagnosed with each year, but he's not alone.


Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health


Sentinel Oncology And Oncothyreon Inc. Collaborate To Develop And...

Cambridge, UK, 22nd April 2014: Sentinel Oncology Ltd. , the small molecule drug discovery company, today announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with Oncothyreon Inc. for development of Sentinel's Checkpoint Kinase 1 programme.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Biomira, Healthcare Industry, Cancer, Health


Should doctors care what treatments cost?

When a particularly effective medical treatment also turns out to be particularly expensive, it creates a quandary for the insurers and patients who foot the bill.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Hepatitis

Medical Center director: 'we have been too customer friendly for the business'

Today's headlines are full of alarm bells about the American health care system.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Fitchburg, MA, Worcester County, MA


Novartis and GSK trade assets as pharma industry reshapes

Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline traded over $20 billion worth of assets on Tuesday, aiming to bolster their best businesses and exit weaker ones as the drugs industry reshapes to cope with healthcare spending cuts and generic competition.


Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline

Medical News Today

Volasertib, Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational oncology compound, ...

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Medicine, Leukemia, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

USA Today

Glaxo, Novartis, Eli Lilly in 'major 3-part' deal

British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline announced Tuesday that it will sell its cancer-products business to pharmaceutical giant Novartis, in a deal that will see the firm's Swiss rival pay $14.5 billion for its oncology unit.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Autos

South China Morning Post

The waiting game as my biopsy is scheduled

Amy is a Chinese American journalist - a native New Yorker - and journalism educator currently living in Hong Kong.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Cancer Treatment

FDA Approves Stomach Cancer Drug Cyramza

The US Food and Drug Administration today announced that is has approved Cyramza for the treatment of patients with advanced stomach cancer or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma, a form of cancer located in the region where the esophagus joins the stomach.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Pancreatic Cancer, Health, Medicine, Hematology


Omaha man deals with rare cancer

An Omaha man is dealing with a very rare form of cancer that only two out of a million people get diagnosed with each year, but he's not alone.


Related Topix: Medicine, Sarcoma

The Independent

Revealed: Scientists 'edit' DNA to correct adult genes and cure diseases

Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent. He has won many awards for his journalism, including five-times winner of the prestigious British science writers' award; the David Perlman Award of the American Geophysical Union; twice commended as specialist journalist of the year in the UK Press Awards; UK health journalist of the year and ... (more)


Related Topix: Journalism, Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science