mardi 26 mai 2015

Onco Actu du 26 mai 2015

1. Biologie

Quarter of sun-exposed skin samples had DNA mutations [NHS Choices]

2.7 Etiologie - Obésité

Obesity in adolescence linked to bowel cancer risk, says study [BBC News]

Obese teenage boys could have higher risk of bowel cancer, study says [The Guardian]

3.1 Tabac

What's next for tobacco control? A smoke-free generation [The Conversation]

Smokers more likely to think cancer is a death sentence [Reuters]

4. Dépistage, diagnostic et pronostic

How Much Are We Over-Diagnosing Cancer? [Forbes]

5. Traitements

Should placebos be used in randomized controlled trials of surgical interventions? [Science-Based Medicine]

5.2 Pharma

Merck's Keytruda, BMS' Opdivo score European nods to keep immuno-oncology race blazing [FiercePharma]

Positive Phase I Results from CAR-T CD30 Immuno-Oncology Clinical Development Program [Cellular Biomedicine Group]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

Biotech Stock Mailbag: ASCO Preview, CAR-T stocks [TheStreet]

5.3.4 Traitements - AMM (FDA, EMA)

Merck Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) for the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma [Merck]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Receives Positive CHMP Opinion in the European Union for Nivolumab (Opdivo, Nivolumab BMS) for the Treatment of Advanced Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Previously-Treated Patients [BMS]

First medicine for rare blood cancer [EMA]

EMA recommends treatment for rare cancer in children [EMA]

New treatment option for patients with advanced lung cancer [EMA]

New treatment option recommended for patients with advanced melanoma [EMA]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

England's Cancer Drugs Fund keeps Bayer's Stivarga, axes Eisai and Lilly meds [FiercePharma]

Cancer fund reprieve for just one drug, Regorafenib [BBC News]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

This Is the Chart That Keeps Me Up at Night [Bloomberg]

War on Cancer [The Economist]

Pharma's Personalized Medicine Investment Remains Steady; Science a Major Hurdle, Tufts Report Shows [Genome Web]

6.3 Associations

Cancer charity scam stirs up emotions [CNN]

Four Cancer Charities Charged With Fraud in Raising $187 Million [The Cancer Letter]

6.5 Médecines alternatives

Attitudes and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine predict use among patients with cancer [ecancer - News]

6.6 Publications

Scientist registry unveils plan to recognize efforts of peer-reviewers [Nature News & Comment]

6.9 Controverses

The Price of Deception: How a Duke Patient was Harmed in Potti’s Fraudulent Trials [The Cancer Letter]

Should we stop talking about ‘negative’ results? [BMJ Blogs]