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BRCA research center to present second annual prize

August 28, 2014

Mary-Claire King, PhD, will receive the second annual Basser Global Prize from the University of Pennsylvania's Basser Research Center for BRCA.

King, American Cancer Society research professor of genetics and medicine at the University of Washington, discovered the BRCA1 gene.

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Pemetrexed plus cisplatin active in advanced, recurrent cervical carcinoma

August 21, 2014
The combination of pemetrexed and cisplatin appeared safe and effective in women with advanced, persistent or recurrent carcinoma of the cervix, according to results of…
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Cancer screenings common among those with shortest life expectancies

August 18, 2014
A substantial proportion of older Americans with limited life expectancies undergo routine cancer screening despite the unlikely benefit of the tests in this population…
FDA News

Prescription drug wholesaler pleads guilty to smuggling counterfeit cancer drugs

August 17, 2014
The FDA recently reported that the owner of a Turkish drug wholesaler has pleaded guilty to charges of smuggling misbranded and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into…
CME CNE

Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS: Case 2 High Risk MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

8/20/2014
MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

8/16/2014
The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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BRCA research center to present second annual prize

August 28, 2014
Mary-Claire King, PhD, will receive the second annual Basser Global Prize from the University of Pennsylvania's Basser Research Center for…
figure In the Journals

Pemetrexed plus cisplatin active in advanced, recurrent cervical carcinoma

August 21, 2014
The combination of pemetrexed and cisplatin appeared safe and effective in women with advanced, persistent or recurrent carcinoma of the cervix…
figure In the Journals

Cancer screenings common among those with shortest life expectancies

August 18, 2014
A substantial proportion of older Americans with limited life expectancies undergo routine cancer screening despite the unlikely benefit of the tests…
FDA News

Prescription drug wholesaler pleads guilty to smuggling counterfeit cancer drugs

August 17, 2014
The FDA recently reported that the owner of a Turkish drug wholesaler has pleaded guilty to charges of smuggling misbranded and adulterated cancer…
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FDA approves Avastin for treatment of advanced cervical cancer

August 14, 2014
The FDA today approved bevacizumab for use in combination with chemotherapy for treatment of women with metastatic, recurrent or persistent cervical…
In the Journals Perspective

Higher BMI increased risk for 10 common cancers

August 13, 2014
Higher BMI increased individuals’ risks for 10 common cancers, according to results of a population-based cohort study conducted in the United…
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European Commission approves Avastin for platinum resistant ovarian cancer

August 7, 2014
The European Commission approved bevacizumab in combination with paclitaxel, topotecan or pegylated liposomal doxorubicin chemotherapy as treatment…
In the Journals Perspective

Smoking habits persisted among cancer survivors

August 6, 2014
Nearly one-tenth of cancer survivors continued to smoke 9 years after diagnosis, according to results of a population-based study.Among that group…
In the Journals

Federal screening program reduced cervical cancer-related mortality in low-income women

July 29, 2014
The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program decreased cervical cancer-related deaths among low-income, medically underrepresented…
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Liquid biopsies provide extensive information, but technology carries ‘potential for overuse’

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2014
Researchers have known for decades that tumors shed cells and DNA into the bloodstream.
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