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  • Cancer in Cavemen? October 6, 2016
    In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent case report of a 1.7-million-year-old osteosarcoma found in an extinct human lineage. (Source: CancerNetwork)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.
  • PharmaMar shows new clinical data on Yondelis ® and lurbinectedin at ESMO 2016 October 5, 2016
    (Pharmamar) During this congress, PharmaMar will inform in an oral session the results of its Phase II clinical trial with lurbinectedin in patients with BRCA 1/2 metastatic breast cancer.A prospective randomized phase III comparing trabectedin versus the best supportive care in patients with pretreated advanced soft tissue sarcoma(T-SAR trial) will be presented in an oral […]
  • Study: Onconase, Malaria Drug Extends Mesothelioma Survival September 29, 2016
    A new treatment combining two existing drugs — one derived from frog eggs and another given to combat malaria — may be the key to extending mesothelioma survival. Scientists at Tongji University in Shanghai, China, discovered that mixing Onconase, an enzyme present in early-stage leopard frog embryos, with antimalarial drug dihydroartemisinin (DHA) synergistically suppressed growth […]
  • New Lung Cancer Study May Improve Mesothelioma Therapy September 28, 2016
    New insight into the gene responsible for the most aggressive subtype of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) could bring hope for mesothelioma patients. Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center identified a new way to target lung cancer through the Kirsten rat sarcoma viral oncogene homolog, also known as the KRAS gene. Tumors that carry a […]
  • Woman who faked cancer to get abortion sentenced to prison September 21, 2016
    A Medicaid enrollee was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison after faking a cancer diagnosis so the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System would pay for her abortion, among other charges, according to the Office of the Arizona Attorney General. In 2010, Chalice Renee Zeitner convinced her obstetrician she had stage IV sarcoma […]
  • Adding Palifosfamide Fails to Improve Survival in Metastatic Sarcoma September 19, 2016
    The addition of palifosfamide to doxorubicin failed to improve survival in a phase III trial of patients with metastatic soft-tissue sarcoma. (Source: CancerNetwork)
  • EU Panel Likes Breast Cancer Drug, Two Others EU Panel Likes Breast Cancer Drug, Two Others September 16, 2016
    Drugs for metastatic breast cancer, soft tissue sarcoma, and multiple myeloma all got a recommendation for approval.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
  • Alexis Arquette Reportedly Died From AIDS. Here’s What That Really Means September 15, 2016
    Actress Alexis Arquette has died from complications related to AIDS, according to news reports, but how exactly, does someone die from the disease? Arquette, who was an activist in the transgender community, died on Sunday at age 47, according to People magazine. Members of Arquette’s family, including her sister Patricia Arquette and brother David Arquette, […]
  • Cancer or no cancer — Carlie will sing! September 1, 2016
    Her voice at first sings softly, then gradually gains intensity and rises to a crescendo as she belts out the refrain of a tune she and her dad co-wrote: “You’re not standing alone!” Fifteen-year-old Carlie Gonzalez has been singing and making music for as long as she can remember. But these days singing has new […]
  • Oncternal Therapeutics begins dosing in Phase I trial of TK216 to treat Ewing sarcoma September 1, 2016
    US-based clinical-stage biotechnology company Oncternal Therapeutics has begun dosing patients in its Phase I clinical trial of TK216 to treat Ewing sarcoma. (Source: Drug Development Technology)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.