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Lung Cancer Trials Soften Endpoint

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 3rd, 2014 |

taille hollister femme News Headline: Lung Cancer Trials Soften Endpoint Date: 3/3/14 Outlet Full Name: Med Page Today Author: Charles Bankhead http://www.medpagetoday.com/HematologyOncology/LungCancer/44584 Use of overall survival as the primary endpoint has decreased significantly in clinical trials of advanced lung cancer, as has the magnitude of clinically relevant improvement, a review of 200 studies showed. Before […]

Lilly Lung Cancer Drug Performs in Tests

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 19th, 2014 |

News Headline: Lilly Lung Cancer Drug Performs in Tests Date: 2/19/14 Outlet Full Name: Indianapolis Star Author: Jeff Swiatek http://www.indystar.com/story/money/2014/02/19/lilly-lung-cancer-drug-performs-in-tests/5607235/ A lung cancer drug in testing by Eli Lilly and Co. performed well in a late-phase patient trial. The Indianapolis drug maker said today that its experimental drug ramucirumab plus standard chemotherapy helped patients with […]

Pharmaceutical Company Discontinues Lifesaving Cancer Drug Due to Disappointing Profits

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

kate spade outlet sale News Headline: Pharmaceutical Company Discontinues Lifesaving Cancer Drug Due to Disappointing Profits Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: International Business Times Author: Jamie Reno http://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/pharmaceutical-company-discontinues-lifesaving-cancer-drug-due-to-disappointing-profits-263582 These are the final days for Bexxar, a lifesaving cancer treatment that drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) announced last summer would be discontinued on Feb. 20 because it […]

Mesothelioma Patients to Benefit as Pfizer Leads the Way With Clinical Trial Transparency

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 6th, 2014 |

News Headline: Mesothelioma Patients to Benefit as Pfizer Leads the Way With Clinical Trial Transparency Date: 1/6/14 Outlet Full Name: Mesothelioma Help Author: Nancy Meredith http://www.mesotheliomahelp.net/blog/2014/01/mesothelioma-patients-benefit-pfizer-leads-way-clinical-trial-transparency Pfizer, one of the world’s largest drug makers, has announced that it will focus on transparency during its research and development efforts. The company will offer broader access to […]

Clinical Trial Examines Use of Human Immune System to Fight Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 19th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Clinical Trial Examines Use of Human Immune System to Fight Lung Cancer Date:  12/19/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Xpress Author:  No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-12-clinical-trial-human-immune-aggressive.html Researchers at the Cincinnati Cancer Center (CCC) and the UC Cancer Institute are conducting a clinical trial examining a method to stimulate the human immune system to destroy or block […]

Fact and Fiction Regarding Clinical Trials for Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Fact and Fiction Regarding Clinical Trials for Cancer Date:  11/30/13 Outlet Full Name: About.com – Lung Cancer Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2013/11/30/fact-and-fiction-regarding-clinical-trials-for-cancer.htm Most of us are familiar with clinical trials as a method to study new drugs and procedures, and many of us have heard references to these studies using words such as “human guinea pig.” […]

University of Kentucky Cancer Center Gets National Status; New Treatments Coming

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 12th, 2013 |

spyder ski jackets cheap ray bans Date: 7/12/13 Outlet Full Name: The Courier-Journal Author Name: Laura Ungar   School’s new national status helps research The University of Kentucky is now home to the state’s first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, opening the door to the newest and most innovative research and treatments in a state […]

New National Public Opinion Poll Shows Majority of Americans Would Participate in Clinical Trials if Recommended by Their Doctor

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 12th, 2013 | No comments

Only Small Percentage say Health Care Professionals Have Ever Talked to Them about Medical Research ALEXANDRIA, Va.-June 12, 2013 – More than two-thirds (72%) of Americans say it’s likely they would participate in a clinical trial if recommended by their doctor, but only 22% say a doctor or other health care professional has ever talked […]

CU Cancer Center investigator honored for his part in the fight against lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 17th, 2013 | No comments

By Erika Matich in Honors /May 17, 2013 An investigator from University of Colorado Cancer Center is being recognized for his contributions to the battle against lung cancer. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, director of the thoracic oncology clinical program and associate director for clinical research at the CU Cancer Center is the first physician to […]

Inherited Risk Mutation for Lung Cancer? Researchers Launch INHERIT EGFR Registry to Investigate

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 15th, 2013 |

May 14, 2013 / By Turna Ray Smoking, most people have come to accept, is a major cause of lung cancer. But each year in the US, up to 24,000 men and women who have never smoked still end up dying from the disease. Researchers led by Geoffrey Oxnard of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer […]