November 21st 2011
A highlight of 3 poster sessions from the 12th International Lung Cancer Congress on August 12, 2011 in Carlsbad, CA.
August 2nd 2011
A new study found that biopsies of lung nodules found during a CT scan may be unnecessary and dangerous.
July 20th 2011
A panel voted 9-6 advising the FDA not to approve dapagliflozin, a diabetes drug that forces the body to dump sugar.
July 13th 2011
A phase III study of Afinitor (everolimus) tablets combined with exemestane in women with breast cancer revealed that the regime significantly extended PFS.
July 5th 2011
A study published last week has identified new cancer risks for childhood cancer survivors.
June 21st 2011
In an effort to draw attention to the dangers of tobacco, the FDA has mandated the inclusion of graphic warnings to cigarette packs and advertisements.
June 14th 2011
The investigators developed a computer tool that is dramatically better for finding genetic missteps that promote cancer.
June 13th 2011
Breast imaging technology has evolved in recent years, and although the mammogram remains the gold standard for screening, researchers are excited about the possibilities of molecular breast imaging
June 3rd 2011
Researchers at North Carolina State University used canines as genetic models for studying lymphomas
May 31st 2011
Melanoma is now being treated with drugs and new treatment regimes that have shown great promise
May 18th 2011
A prospective study analyzed the risk of contracting common cancers based on baseline self-reporting data on smoking, alcohol use, and physical activity
May 18th 2011
A dendritic cell vaccine under development may increase median survival time in patients with glioblastoma
May 17th 2011
Vemurafenib works by selectively targeting and inhibiting a mutated form of the BRAF protein found in about half of all cases of melanoma
May 10th 2011
Oncolytic viruses have the potential of killing cancer stem cells, particularly in cases of potentially fatal pancreatic cancer
May 3rd 2011
Seattle Genetics, Inc announced on Monday that the FDA has accepted filings for two Biologics License Applications for bretuximab vedotin
April 26th 2011
Nektar Therapeutics announced that its oncology drug candidate, NKTR-102, has been granted orphan drug status
April 19th 2011
Siddhartha Mukherjee's acclaimed book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, has won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in the general nonfiction category
April 12th 2011
After much anticipation the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee has returned a verdict on Novartis' everolimus (Afinitor)
April 5th 2011
A team of researchers explored the use of drugs in terms of breast cancer prevention strategies