mardi 16 juin 2015

Onco Actu du 16 juin 2015

1. Biologie

What’s in a name? “Death-associated protein” promotes cancer growth in most aggressive breast cancers [MD Anderson Cancer Center]

ALK1 Protein May Play a Role in Breast Cancer Metastasis [AACR]

3.1 Tabac

Active clinician support and assistance are critical to successfully quitting smoking [Massachusetts General Hospital]

Death toll from smoking goes way beyond lung cancer, study says [LA Times]

Cigarettes linked to half of deaths from 12 common cancers [Reuters]

4. Dépistage, diagnostic et pronostic

Blood Antibodies May Predict HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Cancer Survival [AACR]

5. Traitements

‘Exceptional responders’ to cancer drugs draw scrutiny from scientists [The Washington Post]

5.2 Pharma

Amgen bets on immunotherapy future [Pharmafile]

Drug Makers Regularly Hide Reasons Their Drugs are Rejected: Study [Wall Street Journal]

The Incomplete Response Letter [In the Pipeline]

Agios Blood Cancer Drugs Are Fine -- It's the Analysis That's Causing Confusion [TheStreet]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Propaganda or cost of innovation? The high price of new drugs [The Conversation]

5.9.3 EHA

The European Union must deliver funding for research of blood disorders [European Hematology Association]

6.7 DMP, Big Data & applis

FDA to Work With Online Patient Forum to Mine Safety Data [Bloomberg]

6.7.2 Applis

Wearable Devices to Prevent Sunburn [NY Times]

6.9 Controverses

“Diagnose, treat, and cure” is largely dead [BMJ Blogs]