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Molecular signature for outcomes of triple negative breast cancer

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Utah Health Sciences ) Compared to other types of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancers are often more aggressive and have fewer treatment options. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute and the University of Utah have identified a molecular mechanism that triple negative breast …

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Brazilian study suggests adjustments on the treatment of cancer patients with pneumonia

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( D'Or Institute for Research and Education ) Pneumonia is the most frequent type of infection in cancer patients and it is associated with high mortality rates. Brazilian researchers analyzed the factors associated with severe pneumonia in hospitalized cancer patients and suggest that personalized treatment protocols can reduce mortality in this population. Their work indicates that the …

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Platinum agent combination treatment for triplenegative breast cancer well tolerated in clinical trial

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that a combination of doxil, carboplatin and bevacizumab is a well-tolerated treatment regimen in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer who received no prior treatment for their metastatic disease. read more

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Huntsman researchers say they're closing in on melanoma cure

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Doctors with the Huntsman Cancer Institute said they’ve altered the cold and herpes viruses as a new approach to one of the deadliest cancers — melanoma.

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IMS Health Study: Reimbursement Approaches Based on Cost-Per-Quality-Adjusted-Life-Year Measures Rather Than Drug …

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Even as the surge in innovative oncology medicines yields new therapeutic options for a growing number of cancer patients, different approaches to reimbursement by health systems across the globe are likely having an impact both on patient access to transformative treatments and overall care, according to a new report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.

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Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth Redesignated As NCI "Comprehensive Cancer Center"

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed its Cancer Center Support Grant to Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) at Dartmouth, continuing NCCC's designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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New role uncovered for 'oldest' tumor suppressor gene

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Institute of Cancer Research ) Scientists have revealed a brand new function for one of the first cancer genes ever discovered — the retinoblastoma gene — in a finding that could open up exciting new approaches to treatment.

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Queen's University leads international research program in Precision Cancer Medicine

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Queen's University Belfast ) Queen's University Belfast is leading a major new international initiative into modern cancer care medicine which was announced today in Washington DC. Researchers from Queen's University's world-class Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology in partnership with researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Washington are working together to deliver a £2.5M 4 …

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Queen's University leads international research program in Precision Cancer Medicine

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Queen’s University Belfast ) Queen’s University Belfast is leading a major new international initiative into modern cancer care medicine which was announced today in Washington DC. Researchers from Queen’s University’s world-class Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology in partnership with researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Washington are working together to deliver a

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Women with diabetes more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Diabetes is associated with more advanced stage breast cancer, according to a new study by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Women's College Hospital.The findings, published today in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, confirm a strong link between diabetes and later stage breast cancer at diagnosis for Canadian women.

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