jeudi 7 mai 2015

Onco Actu du 7 mai 2015

2. Etiologie

Vitamins and Cancer Risk [Science-Based Medicine]

5. Traitements

New Study: Chemo Before Surgery Avoids Need for Mastectomy for Many with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer [Dana-Farber Cancer Institute]

Safety switches may redeem potent CAR T cancer therapies [Reuters]

5.2 Pharma

Ex-AstraZeneca Exec to Lead Surface’s “Next-Gen” Immuno-Oncology Plan [Xconomy]

Johnson & Johnson Announces NYU School of Medicine Partnership to Evaluate Compassionate Use of Investigational Medicines [Johnson & Johnson]

Investigational Medicine Venetoclax Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation in Relapsed or Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in Previously Treated Patients with the 17p Deletion Genetic Mutation [AbbVie]

Company Creates Bioethics Panel on Trial Drugs [NY Times]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Juno Therapeutics and Fate Therapeutics Announce Strategic Research Collaboration to Improve the Therapeutic Profile of Engineered T Cell Immunotherapies [Juno Therapeutics]

NanoString Technologies and Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (CITN) Enter Into a Collaboration to Identify Biomarker Assays for Novel Cancer Immunotherapies (:NSTG)

5.2.2 Pharma - Fusions & Acquisitions

Gilead Boosts Cancer Pipeline With $65M EpiTherapeutics Buy [GEN]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

Adaptimmune hauls in $191M in an upsized immuno-oncology IPO [FierceBiotech]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA,...

EMA Revises its ‘Revolving Door’ Policy to Limit Conflicts of Interest [Wall Street Journal]

EMA tightens rules on 'revolving door' for committee members and experts [EMA]

How we work - Handling conflicts of interests [EMA]

EU drugs agency tightens rules on experts moving to industry jobs [Reuters]

5.5 ASCO

What’s in Store at ASCO 2015? Kantar Health Offers a Preview [OBR]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

They are many, will we be too few? [Cancer World]

6.11 Patients

Empathy Cards by Emily McDowell are greeting cards designed for cancer patients by a cancer survivor [Slate]

6.7.1 Bioinformatique

IBM's Watson supercomputer to speed up cancer care [BBC News]

6.7.3 DMP

Electronic record errors growing issue in lawsuits [POLITICO]