mercredi 18 novembre 2015

Onco Actu du 18 novembre 2015

3.1 Tabac

Smokeless Tobacco Users Had Higher Levels of Exposure to Nicotine and a Potent Carcinogen Than Cigarette Smokers [AACR]

4.1 Dép., diag. & prono. - Prostate

Prostate Screening Drops Sharply, And So Do Cancer Cases [NPR]

Early Prostate Cancer Cases Fall Along With Screening [NY Times]

Prostate cancer screening, early cases, in decline [Reuters]

4.12 Biopsies liquides

Big Bucks, Tiny Bubbles: Ex-Biogen Exec’s Exosome Startup Nabs $80M [Xconomy]

ARCH Venture Partners, Flagship Ventures and MD Anderson collaborate to launch Codiak BioSciences [MD Anderson Cancer Center]

Companies seek to diagnose cancer using exosomes [STAT]

5. Traitements

Investigational Immunotherapeutic Increased Bladder Cancer Survival [AACR]

Pancreatic cancer treatment 'breakthrough' - Ulster University [BBC News]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

AstraZeneca teams with tiny Cerulean on an NCI cancer combo study [FierceBiotech]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

Can Pharma Clean Up Its Act on Drug Pricing? Q&A With Alnylam CEO John Maraganore [Forbes]

European biotech gets boost as Genmab market value hits $7 billion [Reuters]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA,...

Robert Califf, F.D.A. Nominee, Queried on Industry Ties [NY Times]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Roche breast cancer drug rejected by agency again over price [STAT]

NICE: Kadcyla price still too high [NICE]

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso to cost $12,750 for a month's supply [Reuters]

5.7.1 SABCS-communiqués

Myriad Will Present Eight Studies at the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium [Myriad]

NewLink Genetics Corporation Announces Phase 2 Data on Indoximod at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium [NewLink Genetics]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Rebuilding Trust In Medicine: How The Public Can Interpret Differing Guidelines [Health Affairs Blog]

6.10 Politiques

Most voters want presidential candidates to hold down drug prices, survey says [STAT]

ASCO Calls on Congress to Reinvest in Cancer Research [ASCO]

6.5 Médecines alternatives

“The Truth About Cancer” Series Is Untruthful About Cancer [Science-Based Medicine]

Will Stanislaw Burzynski finally face real justice? [Respectful Insolence]