mardi 23 juin 2015

Onco Actu du 23 juin 2015

1. Biologie

Science Snaps: divide by two [Cancer Research UK]

2.6 Etiologie - Environnement

Exposure to mixture of common chemicals may trigger cancer, scientists find [The Guardian]

Herbicide 2,4-D 'possibly' causes cancer, World Health Organisation study finds [The Guardian]

WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans [Reuters]

4.10 Dép., diag. & prono. - FDA, EMA, NICE,...

NICE’s new symptom–based approach will help to save thousands of lives from cancer [NICE]

New NICE GP guidelines have huge ambition and potential [Cancer Research UK]

New cancer strategy 'could save thousands' of lives [BBC News]

NHS cancer guide for GPs and patients could save 5,000 lives a year, says Nice [The Guardian]

GP delays referring cancer patients are costing 10,000 lives a year, Nice warns [The Telegraph]

4.12 Biopsies liquides

Transgenomic Announces Plans to Launch Liquid Biopsy Cancer Test Pipeline During 2015 [Transgenomic]

4.9 Dép., diag. & prono. - Sein

New use for routine test could improve prediction of breast cancer recurrence [The Institute of Cancer Research]

Many with early breast cancer have too many imaging tests [Reuters]

5.2 Pharma

Epizyme Shares Climb on New Data for Cancer Drug [Xconomy]

Biotech billionaire Soon-Shiong steers immuno-oncology player Conkwest to $172.5M IPO [FierceBiotech]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Kite and bluebird join forces with some cutting-edge cancer tech [FierceBiotech]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

What's a pricey cancer drug really worth? New value-based 'abacus' has some ideas [FiercePharma]

ASCO Publishes Conceptual Framework to Assess the Value of New Cancer Treatment Options [ASCO]

Cancer drugs get a new consumer's guide [LA Times]

Cancer Doctors Offer Way to Compare Medicines, Including by Cost [NY Times]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Spa retreats for people with cancer [The Guardian]

6.10 Politiques

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts [The White House]

6.11 Patients

Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland to Stay in Office While Treating ‘Advanced’ Cancer [NY Times]

Fighting for Zach [MIT Technology Review]

6.7 DMP, Big Data & applis

Apps Will Astonish [The Population Health Blog]

6.7.2 Applis

Epic, Nebraska Medicine Unveils Apple Watch App [HIT Consultant]

6.8 Communication

Cancer Ninja fights patient misinformation, one cartoon at a time [Scope Blog]