mercredi 15 juillet 2015

Onco Actu du 15 juillet 2015

1. Biologie

Researchers identify protein that spreads cancer [NHS Choices]

Can ‘jumping genes’ cause cancer chaos? [Cancer Research UK]

New role for prostate cancer protein could lead to better diagnosis and treatment [Cancer Research UK]

2. Etiologie

Free time spent sitting linked to higher risk of some cancers in women [ACS]

2.6 Etiologie - Environnement

Monsanto says panel to review WHO finding on cancer link to herbicide [Reuters]

3.1 Tabac

Keeping it local – A CLeaR commitment to tobacco control [Cancer Research UK]

California’s anti-vaping bill goes up in smoke [Nature News & Comment]

Court directs New Delhi to implement bigger smoking warnings [Reuters]

3.3 Prévention - Vaccins

Early Push To Require The HPV Vaccine May Have Backfired [NPR]

EMA to further clarify safety profile of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines [EMA]

Only three U.S. states mandate recommended HPV vaccine [Reuters]

4.1 Dép., diag. & prono. - Prostate

Is it time to digitally re-examine the PSA test? [HealthNewsReview]

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

QIAGEN companion diagnostic wins FDA approval for use with IRESSA [Quiagen]

4.12 Biopsies liquides

Liquid biopsy identifies mutations in colorectal cancer that go undetected in tissue biopsy [Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology]

4.2 Dép., diag. & prono. - Génome

When a Fetus’s Test Finds a Mother’s Cancer [MIT Technology Review]

4.9 Dép., diag. & prono. - Sein

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Publishes Oncotype DX® DCIS Score™ Study [Genomic Health]

The uncertainty surrounding mammography continues [Science-Based Medicine]

5. Traitements

New approach to treating B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia shows promise in preclinical studies [Dana-Farber Cancer Institute]

New drug combo could make cancer more sensitive to chemo [Cancer Research UK]

'Softener' may help kill cancers [BBC News]

Glasses that make cancer glow [Reuters]

5.2 Pharma

After Celgene Deal, Juno Revs Armored CAR For Ovarian Cancer Trial [Xconomy]

Takeda Submits New Drug Application for Ixazomib for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma [Takeda]

In a pivotal study, Roche’s investigational immunotherapy atezolizumab shrank tumours in people with a specific type of bladder cancer [Roche]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

GSK and the Francis Crick Institute join forces in collaboration to forge new scientific discoveries [GSK]

5.2.2 Pharma - Fusions & Acquisitions

Celgene to buy Receptos for $7.2 billion; gains promising drug [Reuters]

5.3.4 Traitements - AMM (FDA, EMA)

IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) Now Approved to Treat Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia in Europe [AbbVie]

FDA approves targeted therapy for first-line treatment of patients with a type of metastatic lung cancer [FDA]

AstraZeneca lung cancer drug approved as first-line treatment [Reuters]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Health Insurer Mergers Will Pressure Pharma Over High-Cost Drugs [Wall Street Journal]

5.5 ASCO

GI Cancers: Immediate Impact of 2015 ASCO Presentations on Clinical Practice [The OBR Blog]

ASCO Updates Guideline for Use of White Blood Cell Growth Factors [ASCO]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

On research review boards, conflict-of-interest reporting improves [Reuters]

Frederic Amant: building the evidence base for saving mother and child [Cancer World]

Cancer survivors may face barriers to adoption [Reuters]

The Double Mastectomy Rebellion [Wall Street Journal]

Survivors of teenage cancer struggle with jobs, emotions later in life [Reuters]

St. Jude to receive $12 million in grants from NIH

6.1 Observation

Breast Cancer Survivors Gain More Weight Than Cancer-free Women [AACR]

6.10 Politiques

Congressional Lawmakers Introduce a Right to Try Bill for Desperate Patients [Wall Street Journal]

The Right to Try Act of 2015 –A Serious Challenge to FDA Control of Expanded Access? [FDA Law Blog]

Is genetic testing at risk from EU laws? [Wellcome Trust Blog]

21st Century Cures bill sails through House [Science]

House Passes Product of Unusual Bipartisan Partnership on Health Care [NY Times]

6.8 Communication

Half of older women unclear on breast cancer symptoms [The Guardian]

6.9 Controverses

Special Report - MD Anderson Faculty White Paper To UT Chancellor Calls for Executive Pay Freeze, Elimination of “Two-Class System” [The Cancer Letter]