highlights the presentations and discussions at the workshop convened in
November 2014 by the Institute of Medicine's National Cancer Policy
Forum to discuss recent trends in the development and implementation of
molecularly targeted cancer therapies and explore potential policy
actions to address specific challenges.
radiologists have little or no training in the sound-wave method of
scanning whole breasts for cancer. If they dabble in ultrasound, they
wind up with an unacceptably high rates of false positives. If they lack
practice – or confidence – in distinguishing malignant from benign
tissue, they’ll perform too many biopsies in women who don’t have
discovered a new way that human cells control cancer gene expression, at
the step where the genes are translated into proteins. This research
puts on the radar that you could potentially target mRNA where these
tags bind with eIF3."
Could the new
generation of antibodydrug conjugates herald a move away from
conventional untargeted chemotherapy? Much will depend on how far and
in whom their added benefit can justify the high cost of these
technologically sophisticated drugs.
rucaparib, works by inhibiting enzymes called poly ADP ribose
polymerases, or PARPs, getting in the way of the process that allows
certain gene mutations to spread cancer throughout the body.
approval was based on the significant survival benefit in the pivotal
GOG-0240 study, which showed that women who received Avastin plus
chemotherapy had a statistically significant 26 percent reduction in the
risk of death, representing a median improvement in survival of nearly
four months, compared to women who received chemotherapy alone.
prices are rising faster than the prices of treatments for other
diseases, and that's worrisome to patients, doctors and policy
researchers, the study authors wrote. And unfortunately, the argument
for those rising costs isn't very reasonable, they said.
It contains 25
companies worth at least $100 million or more, including big,
diversified companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck, as well as
smaller companies focused entirely on immunotherapy, like Juno
Therapeutics and Kite Pharma.
cancer survival has increased in Australia by 6% over recent decades,
despite a small unexplained rise in incidence rates among the very
young. Overall childhood cancer mortality rates decreased by about 4% a year between 1998 and 2010.
women who live in communities with the greatest income divide between
rich and poor had better access to a new genetic test that can determine
the most effective form of treatment for early-stage breast cancer,
according to a new study.
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