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Researchers use CRISPR to reveal gene targets in 30 types of cancer

April 11, 2019
Research and Development Cancer, crispr, drug development, genes, genetics, oncology

Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Open Targets have been able to identify thousands of genes which play a …


Merrimack shuts down development of investigational cancer drug, staff cuts to follow

April 8, 2019
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing cacner, merrimack, oncology, pharma

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals has taken the decision to terminate development of its antibody-directed nanotherapeutic cancer therapy MM-310 in the treatment of …

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center officials violated conflict of interest policies

April 5, 2019
Medical Communications, Research and Development Cancer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, oncology, research

Top officials at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center repeatedly violated policies on financial conflicts of interest, according to details …


Clovis Oncology’s Rubraca shows promise in multiple pancreatic tumour mutations, interim data show

April 3, 2019
Research and Development Cancer, Clovis Oncology, Pancreatic cancer, Rubraca, oncology, pharma

At the 2019 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Clovis Oncology took the opportunity to present …


NICE recommends Eli Lilly’s Verzenio in combination with Fulvestrant for breast cancer

April 2, 2019
Manufacturing and Production CDF, Cancer, NICE, breast cancer, britain, oncology

Britain’s cost effectiveness body, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), has recommended Eli Lilly’s Verzenio (abemaciclib) in …


Artios Pharma name experienced oncologist as company’s new CMO

April 1, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Artios Pharma, CMO, Cancer, DDR, oncology

British biotech Artios Pharma have appointed experienced oncologist Dr Ian Smith, as the company’s new Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr …


NICE recommend Takeda’s lymphoma treatment Adcetris

March 25, 2019
Sales and Marketing Cancer, NICE, Takeda, UK, lymphoma, oncology, recommendation

Britain’s cost effectiveness body has recommended Takeda’s Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) for adult patients with CD-30 positive advanced cutaneous T-cell lymphoma …

Pfizer and Merck discontinue Phase 3 avelumab ovarian cancer trial

March 20, 2019
Research and Development Merck KGaA, Pfizer, javelin, oncology, ovarian cancer

Pfizer and Merck KGaA have chosen to discontinue the Phase 3 JAVELIN trial looking into avelumab in combination with chemotherapy …


Breast cancer mortality rates fall faster in Britain than elsewhere in Europe

March 19, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Cancer, EU, Europe, France, Italy, Poland, UK, breast cancer, german, oncology

Death rates from breast cancer are falling faster in Britain than in any of the other six most populous countries …

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, …

The cutting edge of cancer research

March 4, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, feature, oncology

While immunotherapies continue to be the darling of the industry, new, innovative and sometimes seemingly fantastical research is emerging that …

J&J sign deal with Scottish firm AdoRx to develop novel lung cancer treatments

March 1, 2019
Medical Communications AdoRx, Cancer, Cancer Immunotherapy, J&J, JJ, immunology, oncology

Edinburgh-based drug discovery firm AdoRx therapeutics has signed a deal with US healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson to develop novel …

Nearly half of childhood cancer cases go untreated and undiagnosed

March 1, 2019
Medical Communications Cancer, childhood cancer, diagnosis, oncology, pediatric, world

Almost half of all children with cancer are going untreated and undiagnosed, according to research published in Lancet Oncology. While …

US Department of Justice investigate J&J over Baby Powder allegations

February 22, 2019
Medical Communications Cancer, J&J, JJ, Johnson and Johnson, USA, asbestos, oncology, talc

The Justice Department and US Securities and Exchanges Commission are investigation healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson over allegations that Johnson’s …

Smoking may limit immune system’s ability to fight cancer, study shows

February 18, 2019
Sales and Marketing Cancer, cancer research, immune system, immunology, melanoma, oncology, smoking

Smoking may limit the body’s ability to fight melanoma, according to a study published in the journal Cancer Research. The …

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