mardi 1 septembre 2015

Onco Actu du 1er septembre 2015

3.1 Tabac

The U.S. Smoking Rate Just Hit A Historic Low [Huffington Post]

4. Dépistage, diagnostic et pronostic

A high-resolution X-ray source for medical imaging [Max-Planck-Gesellschaft]

4.2 Dép., diag. & prono. - Génome

ASCO Releases Updated Policy Statement on Genetic and Genomic Testing for Cancer Susceptibility [ASCO]

New guidelines for cancer doctors aim to make sense of gene tests [Reuters]

5. Traitements

Mayo researchers examine risk factors and patient outcomes associated with colorectal cancer operations, identify benchmarks [Mayo Clinic]

5.2.2 Pharma - Fusions & Acquisitions

Baxalta Said in Talks to Buy Ariad to Boost Cancer Offerings [Bloomberg]

5.3.4 Traitements - AMM (FDA, EMA)

Novartis receives EU approval for Tafinlar® and Mekinist®, first combination approved for patients with aggressive form of melanoma [Novartis]

5.5 ASCO

ASCO Updates Guideline on Therapy for Advanced Lung Cancer [ASCO]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Newly funded research – understanding cancer at the population level [Cancer Research UK]

“Precision medicine”: Hope, hype, or both? [Science-Based Medicine]

Stigma around gynaecological cancer stopping women from visiting GP [The Guardian]

6.1 Observation

Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer in Active Surveillance Program Not Likely to Succumb to the Disease, Study Shows [Johns Hopkins]

Fukushima-related child cancers unlikely to rise: IAEA [Reuters]