vendredi 2 octobre 2015

Onco Actu du 2 octobre 2015

1. Biologie

Study shows new ‘driver’ to assess cancer patient survival and drug sensitivity [MD Anderson Cancer Center]

Do you think that’s air you’re breathing? How cancer cells corrupt the matrix [Cancer Research UK]

2. Etiologie

Study supports cancer link with height [BBC News]

Taller people more likely to get cancer, say researchers [The Guardian]

4. Dépistage, diagnostic et pronostic

Citizen Scientists can spot cancer cells like pathologists, so what happens next? [Cancer Research UK]

Podcast: Dr. Otis Brawley on "pathologic profiling" [HealthNewsReview]

5.12 Immunothérapies

Cancer Immunotherapy: The Cutting Edge Gets Sharper [Scientific American]

Opdivo TV Commercial, 'Longer Life' []

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Houston Biotech DNAtrix Partners With Merck on Brain Cancer Treatment [Xconomy]

Merck and DNAtrix Announce Phase 2 Immuno-Oncology Collaboration in Patients with Aggressive Form of Brain Cancer [Merck]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA,...

European Medicines Agency's Management Board nominates Guido Rasi as Executive Director [EMA]

European drugs agency reappoints head after hiring debacle [Reuters]

5.3.4 Traitements - AMM (FDA, EMA)

Nivolumab in combination with ipilimumab [FDA]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Receives Approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the Opdivo (nivolumab) + Yervoy (ipilimumab) Regimen in BRAF V600 Wild-Type Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma [BMS]

FDA Approves Bristol-Myers’s Yervoy, Opdivo for Treatment of Melanoma [Wall Street Journal]

FDA approves Bristol-Myers drug combination for skin cancer [Reuters]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Call for Britain to over-ride patents on Roche cancer drug [Reuters]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Rising Cancer Rates Threaten Economic Stability [ACS]

Why Doctors Are Rethinking Breast-Cancer Treatment [TIME]

6.1 Observation

Doctors often overtreat with radiation in late-stage lung cancer [UIC]

Genetic counseling is rare among BRCA-tested women [Reuters]

6.11 Patients

Well: Living With Cancer: My Doctor, My Friend [NY Times]

A tumor stole every memory I had. This is what happened when it all came back [Quartz]