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Transition begins patient dosing in phase 2 study of SARM drug candidate TT701
The phase 2 study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of TT701 in improving the symptoms of androgen deficiency (sexual symptoms, fatigue/low vitality, and physical dysfunction) in men with prostate cancer who have undergone radical prostatectomy for ... [...]
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Transition Therapeutics Shares Add 2%; Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Study in …
... higher 2.5% on Tuesday after the company said it has dosed the first patient in a phase 2 study of TT701 in improving the symptoms of androgen deficiency — sexual symptoms, fatigue/low vitality, and physical dysfunction — in men with prostate cancer. [...]
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Flares in RA: Rely on the Patient
In contrast, DAS28 flares identified by the physician at regularly scheduled 3-month visits were not significant predictors of radiographic progression (OR 2.78, 95% CI 0.70-11.10, P=0.15), the investigators reported in Arthritis Research & Therapy ... [...]
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Miguel Carrasquillo Euthanasia: Brain Cancer Patient Urges Lawmakers To Pass …
Miguel Carrasquillo, a young Latino man dying of brain cancer, has joined forces with Compassion & Choices to urge state lawmakers nationwide to pass laws to give terminally ill adults the option of medical aid in dying. The 35-year-old chef was ... [...]
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Cancer patient makes a party out of chemotherapy
Shaw first battled breast cancer at the age of 48. She remained cancer free for 14 years, until it returned aggressively. While her chemo regiment has successfully kept her cancer from spreading, it's not expected to cure her. She considers every extra ... [...]
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Speaking Up for Patient Preferences in Cancer Treatment Decisions
“The chance to ask questions and get them answered to your satisfaction” is a necessary step, according to the American Cancer Society. It also means taking time to ... Or if a man with prostate cancer will likely do just as well with observation alone ... [...]
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Understanding the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patient: Tips and Tools for …
Fact: Although there is a lack of targeted treatment options, an array of effective chemotherapies are out there to treat this disease.2 Patients should know that just because receptor blockers are not effective for this type of breast cancer, this ... [...]
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Lance, Arias commemorate Breast Cancer Patient Education Act
Congressman Leonard Lance recently welcomed Mountainside resident Dora E. Arias to his Westfield District Office to commemorate the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act. Lance and Arias, the founder and executive director of the advocacy group ... [...]
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8 Things Every Breast Cancer Patient Should Know
Those words, from my oncologist's PA last week, were the sweetest words I have heard in a very long time. For while I still have three weeks to go with my daily radiation treatment, I seem to be done for a while with at least one doctor — the oncologist. [...]
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Breast Cancer Patient Shares Candid Photo Of The Tiny Dimples Which Alerted …
She wrote: "I am sharing this because I hope I can make people aware that breast cancer is not always a detectable lump. Please go ... "I have a few other symptoms that I wouldn't have known about without seeing your photo and reading up on it. "I've ... [...]
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A neuroscientists journey from cancer patient to company founder
Upon returning home to Washington, D.C., he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. ... After his diagnosis, “I spent a lot of time exploring different options because what I thought I wanted to do”—start his own company—“did not seem possible,” he says. [...]
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First Wodonga cancer patient uses Deep Inspiration Breath Hold
It involves patients holding their breath during their daily treatment to increase the distance between the heart and the left breast, decreasing the former's exposure to radiation. Miss Buckley, who was diagnosed with cancer in her left breast late ... [...]
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Abuse for Taranaki cancer patient Kara Wasley's Givealittle page
A New Plymouth woman with breast cancer has been abused over a Givealittle page set up for her by friends. Kara Wasley discovered she had breast cancer in late January and instead of waiting eight weeks for free treatment she decided to have a ... [...]
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Oncothyreon Announces First Patient Dosed in Randomized Phase 2 ONT-380 …
With no approved therapy for the treatment of brain metastases, options for this patient population are currently limited,” said Erika Hamilton, M.D., director, Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Program, Sarah Cannon Research Institute. “This ... [...]
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Lynchburg woman, breast cancer patient gets VIP treatment at Jason Aldean concert
ROANOKE (WSLS 10) — A Lynchburg woman gets the VIP treatment at Thursday night's Jason Aldean concert at the Berglund Center. Leecy Fink, a wife, mother and stage four breast cancer patient was chosen to be part of a special meet and greet with the ... [...]
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Update: Cancer patient illegally healed with medical marijuana identifies himself
The website cites animal studies where cannabis has been shown to slow or stop tumor growth, make chemotherapy more effective, and increase cancer cell death without harming normal cells. “I cannot .... Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2011. [...]
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