January 2014 | Oncology & Biotech News

Adding Chemotherapy to ADT Improves Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

February 05, 2014

Administering chemotherapy concurrently with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), rather than saving cytotoxic treatment until after progression, improves overall survival for men with hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer

Geron Looks to Break Through With Telomerase Inhibitor Imetelstat

January 28, 2014

Some researchers believe the uncontrolled cell division that defines cancer is a characteristic of damage that occurs at the telomeres, the protective caps at the end of the chromosomes that contain the cell's genetic material.

Can We Hope for the Best From the Affordable Care Act?

January 23, 2014

The classic saying Have a Happy and Healthy New Year takes a particularly important meaning this year, as Jan 1, 2014, is now a landmark date in the history of US healthcare with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also referred to as Obamacare