jeudi 8 octobre 2015

Onco Actu du 8 octobre 2015

1. Biologie

Why elephants could hold the cure for cancer [The Telegraph]

1.3 Prix Nobel

A Nobel for DNA Repair [In the Pipeline]

4 ways that Tomas Lindahl’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry revolutionised cancer research [Cancer Research UK]

Nobel discoveries on DNA repair now fueling cancer drug research [Reuters]

Nobel prize for chemistry: Lindahl, Modrich and Sancar win for DNA research [The Guardian]

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 [Nobel Prize]

4.1 Dép., diag. & prono. - Prostate

Myriad Genetics and Tufts Health Plan Sign Agreement to Cover Prolaris(R) for Members With Localized Prostate Cancer [Myriad]

4.5 Dép., diag. & prono. - Colorectal

Bowel screening kit with extras could help save more lives [Cancer Research UK]

4.9 Dép., diag. & prono. - Sein

CMS Increases Final Pricing Determination for Oncotype DX® Breast Cancer Test to Previously Established Rate of $3,416 [Genomic Health]

5.12 Immunothérapies

The federal employee of the year [The Washington Post]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Horizon Discovery Group plc In-licenses Oncology Programme from Servier and Enters Option Agreement [Horizon]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

Outrage over drug prices may not force change: Richard Evans explains [Pharmalot]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA,...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer Announce Investigational Immunotherapy Avelumab Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma [Pfizer]

European Medicines Agency Recommends Granting a Marketing Authorisation for Carfilzomib [ESMO]

EMA Recommends Granting a Marketing Authorisation for Blinatumomab [ESMO]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

NICE gives green light to pembrolizumab for advanced skin cancer [NICE]

U.S. cancer doctors drop pricey drugs with little or no effect [Reuters]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Frozen ovarian transplants 'safe and effective' [NHS Choices]

Cancer Research UK invests £15 million to unite finest minds across UK to develop better treatments [Cancer Research UK]

The Commission on Cancer: An “Unsung Hero” Of Cancer Care [Dr. Len's Blog]

6.1 Observation

Bowel cancer death rate falling faster in the UK than in most other EU countries [Cancer Research UK]

Gay, bisexual men report more indoor tanning, skin cancer [Reuters]

6.11 Patients

Discussing life expectancy gives advanced cancer patients realistic view [Reuters]

6.7.3 DMP

Electronic health records software often written without doctors’ input [Reuters]