The FDA has approved a thyroid cancer drug successfully tested at Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials, a partnership of Scottsdale Healthcare and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).
Cancer Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new vaccine that has raised hopes of becoming a potent new tool in the battle against malaria seems to stop working in children after four years, according to research published Wednesday.
Medications Mar 20, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The experimental anti-clotting drug cangrelor solidly outperformed commonly used clopidogrel in a large global trial of patients who underwent coronary stent procedures, according to data from the phase III CHAMPION PHOENIX ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The median age of patients diagnosed with advanced non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has steadily increased over the recent years and is presently 70 years. Despite this, the elderly are significantly underrepresented ...
Cancer Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Spin and bias exist in a high proportion of published studies of the outcomes and adverse side-effects of phase III clinical trials of breast cancer treatments, according to new research published in the cancer journal Annals of ...
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
German pharmaceutical company Merck KgaA says a late stage trial of a new lung cancer drug has failed to meet expectations.
Medications Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Results of a University of Arizona Cancer Center's scientist-led clinical trial show that a drug already approved for breast and lung cancer improved progression-free survival in patients ...
Cancer Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A drug originally developed to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs has now been shown to dramatically reduce a particular kind of brain tumor in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)—a genetic disease ...
Cancer Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) patients given a new type of 'smart drug' in addition to chemotherapy treatment are 22 per cent less likely to relapse and around 13 per cent less likely to ...
Cancer Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drug which 'reboots' a person's immune system has been shown to be an effective treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who have already failed to respond to the first drug with which they were treated (a 'first-line' ...
Neuroscience Oct 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cannabis seems to ease the painful muscle stiffness typical of multiple sclerosis, indicate phase III trial results, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New results from phase III trials exploring treatment options for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma were released at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The results of a new phase III trial show that crizotinib, a targeted therapy, is a more effective treatment than standard chemotherapy for patients with advanced, ALK-positive lung cancer, researchers said at the ESMO 2012 ...
Cancer Sep 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New trial data showing improvements in the treatment of esophageal and gastrointestinal cancers were released today at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna.
Cancer Sep 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic, debilitating pain and potential organ failure are what approximately 100,000 sickle cell patients in the United States live with each day. Yutaka Niihara, M.D., M.P.H. - lead investigator at The Los Angeles Biomedical ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0