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CDC Grand Rounds: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Advancing Research and Clinical …
On February 16, 2016, the CDC hosted a one-hour session on ME/CFS. Featured speakers included Dr. Charles Lapp, Dr. Beth Unger, Dr. Anthony Komaroff, and Dr. Avi Nath. The session was introduced by Dr. Harold Jaffe, CDC Associate Director for ... [...]
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OncoMed Initiates Phase 1b Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial For …
Once an optimal combination dose is established, three expansion study cohorts will be enrolled in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), anti-PD1 refractory solid tumors and castrate-resistant prostate cancer. ... To the extent that statements contained ... [...]
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OPKO Health Announces Dosing of First Subject in Phase 1 Clinical Study of a …
... Laboratories, the nation's third-largest clinical laboratory with a core genetic testing business and a 420-person sales force to drive growth and leverage new products, including the 4Kscore® prostate cancer test and the Claros®1 in-office ... [...]
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Sanofi Drug Beats AbbVie's Blockbuster Humira in Clinical Trial
Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. said an experimental rheumatoid arthritis therapy helped patients more than AbbVie Inc.'s Humira in a late-stage trial. The treatment, sarilumab, improved signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis more than ... [...]
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Promising new breast cancer drugs undergo clinical trials
Breast cancer is not one single disease – there are several different diseases or types. It can be diagnosed at different stages and can grow at different rates. This means that each breast cancer patient will have very different treatments to the next ... [...]
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Nutranomics Completes GenEpic™ Prostate Cancer Human Clinical Study Due …
Dr. Gibbs concluded, "Because GenEpic™ is intended to act as an ATP inhibitor, we are hopeful that the study will show that it is effective for treating prostate cancer, and that it could also be effective to treat many other types of rapidly growing ... [...]
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Clinical Review Explores Role of Rt in BRCA1, BRCA2 Mutation Breast Cancer …
Newswise — FAIRFAX, Va., March 7, 2016 – In light of conflicting and inconclusive clinical data on the benefit of radiation therapy in cancer patients with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation, a clinical review examined the current status of data regarding ... [...]
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Clinical Trial at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Examines Vaccine …
Newswise — New Brunswick, N.J., September 17, 2014 – Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of several worldwide sites to offer a clinical trial examining the investigational vaccine-based treatment PROSTVAC in patients with prostate cancer ... [...]
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Clinical utility of letrozole in the treatment of breast cancer: a Chinese …
Abstract: The incidence rate of breast cancers in People's Republic of China has increased in the last decade, and many cases are responsive to hormone therapies. The third-generation aromatase inhibitor letrozole inhibits estrogen production, and is ... [...]
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Valirx Planning Endometriosis Clinical Test of Its Anti-Cell Growth Candidate …
... company specializing in oncology therapeutics and diagnostics with a particular focus on cancer treatments and associated biomarkers, is conducting a Phase 1/2 clinical trial of its drug candidate VAL201 on people with hormone-resistant prostate ... [...]
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UPMC group try to demysticize clinical trials
“We want to demystify clinical trials,” said Dr. Carola Neumann, network co-leader and UPMC breast cancer researcher. “When surveys are done, it's often the feeling that the person doesn't want to be a guinea pig or lose current treatment. But ... [...]
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Active surveillance for prostate cancer: a narrative review of clinical …
Definitions of disease reclassification and progression differ among guidelines and multiple criteria for initiation of definitive treatment are proposed. The variety of descriptions of criteria for clinically insignificant prostate cancer indicates a ... [...]
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Clinical Outcomes and Survival Following Treatment of Metastatic Castrate …
Bony metastatic castrate-refractory prostate cancer (CRPC) has a poor prognosis and high morbidity. Zoledronic acid (ZA) is commonly combined with docetaxel in practice but lacks evidence that combining is effective, and strontium-89 (Sr89) is ... [...]
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Low participation raises concern for cancer clinical trials
So the 58-year-old Akron businessman, whose estrogen-receptor-positive and BRCA 1 breast cancer had spread to his bones, liver and lungs, said it “didn't take much arm-twisting” to convince him to join a clinical trial to test a new treatment. “At that ... [...]
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Spicy Arthritis Treatment Moves to Clinical Trials
"When we first started researching turmeric, it had not yet been studied scientifically in order to discover whether it actually worked as an arthritis treatment," said Funk, associate professor of medicine and nutritional sciences in the College of ... [...]
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Radius Health Inc.: Radius Health Announces Clinical Collaboration With a …
RAD1901 is a selective estrogen receptor down-regulator/degrader, or SERD, which at high doses has potential for use as an oral non-steroidal treatment for hormone-driven, or hormone-resistant, metastatic breast cancer. RAD1901 is currently being ... [...]
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