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Scorpion venom added to CAR-T therapy increases efficacy in brain cancer, research shows

March 6, 2020
Medical Communications, Research and Development CAR-T, Cancer, brain cancer, glioblastoma, pharma

Chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapy has gained much traction and attention in the past years for its innovative …


Largest drop ever in US cancer mortality rates, new study shows

January 9, 2020
Business Services Cancer, brain cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer

The overall cancer mortality rate in the US fell by 2.2% from 2016 to 2017, the largest ever annual decline …

MS drug boosts effectiveness of cancer therapy in treating glioblastoma, study shows

August 9, 2019
Medical Communications MS, brain cancer, glioblastoma, oncology, pharma

The multiple sclerosis (MS) drug teriflunomide boosts the effectiveness of cancer drugs in treating glioblastoma, according to researchers from UC, …

Postoperative radiation can triple survival in children with brain cancer

March 6, 2019
Research and Development brain cancer, children, epndymoma, oncology, paediatric brain cancer, radiation

Radiation immediately following surgery in children with the third most common form of paediatric brain tumour, ependymoma, can triple survival, …


InSight Innovations to buy CureTech in $550m deal

March 28, 2018
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, CureTech, Insight Innovations, Pfizer, Teva, brain cancer, brain tumour, immunotherapy, israel

Israeli drug firm CureTech is be sold for the third time in four years, this time to InSight Innovations in …


Common virus able to target brain cancer

January 4, 2018
Medical Communications, Research and Development biotech, brain cancer, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

Research emerging from the University of Leeds and The Institute of Cancer research has revealed that a virus, known as …


Epicast: Brain Cancer – Epidemiology Forecast to 2024

April 7, 2017
Medical Communications, Research and Development brain cancer, pharmafile

Primary brain cancer is defined as a malignant neoplasm that originates in the central nervous system (CNS), which consists of …

Promising new study for children’s brain cancer

November 1, 2016
Manufacturing and Production brain cancer, children, oncology

There has been positive news coming from researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, at the University of Utah, reporting on …


ImmunoCellular awarded $19.9 million grant for ICT-107 phase 3 trial for glioblastoma

September 25, 2015
Research and Development California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Cancer, ICT-107, brain cancer, glioblastoma

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics has been awarded a $19.9 million grant by California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), California’s stem cell agency, …

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IBM supercomputer could hold key to brain cancer

March 21, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing avastin, brain cancer, ibm, nygc, supercomputer

The New York Genome Center and IBM Watson have joined forces to accelerate a new era of genomic medicine, initially …

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Avastin sees success in brain cancer trial

August 13, 2012
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing R&D, avastin, brain cancer

A late-stage study has shown that Roche’s oncology drug Avastin, when added to standard therapy, can help people with brain …

Merck KGaA readies phase III brain cancer trial

June 13, 2011
Research and Development Merck KGaA, brain cancer, cilengitide, glioblastoma

Merck KGaA has completed patient enrollment for a phase III global trial of its first-in-class integrin inhibitor in a rare …

Brain cancer vaccine to move into phase III

November 24, 2010
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Celldex, Pfizer, brain cancer, glioblastoma

Celldex will press ahead with large-scale trials of its vaccine treatment for brain cancer after encouraging phase II results. The …

Quarter of all cancers found at late stage

November 15, 2010
Cancer, England, NCIN, NHS, National Cancer Intelligence Network, brain cancer, cancer diagnosis, leukaemia

Nearly a quarter of all cancer diagnoses in England came after a patient had been admitted to hospital for emergency …

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