mardi 22 septembre 2015

Onco Actu du 22 septembre 2015

1. Biologie

Grants to help identify variants in the genome’s regulatory regions that affect disease risk [NIH]

3.1 Tabac

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends That Clinicians Ask All Adults About Tobacco Use and Offer Ways to Quit [USPSTF]

Jury still out on e-cigarettes as cessation aid, U.S. doctors say [Reuters]

4.12 Biopsies liquides

Scientists Identify DNA Alterations as Among Earliest to Occur in Lung Cancer Development [Johns Hopkins]

5. Traitements

Combination therapy could fight pancreatic cancer, say Stanford researchers [Scope Blog]

Targeting DNA [MIT News]

Our milestones: the birth of a new prostate cancer drug [Cancer Research UK]

Study: Brentuximab Vedotin Effective, Safe in Elderly Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Who Cannot Tolerate Standard Chemotherapy [ASH]

5.2 Pharma

With $75M, Deciphera Fuels Push For Cancer Drugs---And a Future IPO [Xconomy]

Houston’s Fannin Forms Company to Fight Inflammation-Induced Cancers [Xconomy]

AstraZeneca taps crowd sourcing to find cancer drug cocktails [Reuters]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

Thanks, Turing. Your 5000% price hike puts pharma in the election hot seat [FiercePharma]

What to Do About Turing (And the Others) [In the Pipeline]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA,...

CHMP Chair re-elected [EMA]

‘Breakthrough’ drug may not mean what you think [Reuters]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Democrat Clinton to unveil plan to fight drug 'price gouging' [Reuters]

Cancer Drugs Fund Removes Funding for Two Life-Prolonging Myeloma Drugs [Laboratory News]

On the Agenda: Prescription Drug Costs Are Rising as a Campaign Issue [NY Times]

5.5.2 ASCO (sein)

2015 Symposium Highlights Notable Advances in Breast Cancer Research [ASCO]

5.6 ESMO

Data in Nine Difficult-to-Treat Cancers from Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Development Program to be Presented at European Cancer Congress 2015, Including Data in Four New Cancer Types [Merck]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Five Ways Individualized Medicine is Impacting Health Care [Mayo Clinic]

6.8 Communication

Stand Up To Cancer hosts first of its kind YouTube party [Cancer Research UK]