jeudi 5 novembre 2015

Onco Actu du 5 novembre 2015

4.12 Biopsies liquides

Blood test picks out prostate cancer drug resistance [The Institute of Cancer Research]

DNA in blood can track cancer development and response in real time [Cancer Research UK]

Blood test could determine prostate cancer therapy [BBC News]

Case for testing cancer in blood builds, one study at a time [Reuters]

4.5 Dép., diag. & prono. - Colorectal

Mayo spins rosy tale on Cologuard cancer screen -- ignoring costs, false-positives and other crucial context [HealthNewsReview]

4.9 Dép., diag. & prono. - Sein

Breast cancer screenings spark debate [STAT]

5. Traitements

Why combined therapies increase survival in prostate cancer [Karolinska Institutet]

5.10 Traitements - Essais

Advanced Renal Cancer: What is a Breakthrough Worth? [Now@NEJM]

5.2 Pharma

Evelo Launches With $35M To Fight Cancer With Cocktails of Bacteria [Xconomy]

Spotlight on lung cancer: rapid progress with targeted therapies and immuno-oncology [LabTalk - the AstraZeneca science blog]

Startup aims to harness the microbiome to treat cancer [STAT]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Eisai Signs Research Collaboration Agreement with the Paoli Calmettes Institute [Eisai]

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer Announce Initiation of Phase III First-Line Trial of Avelumab in Patients with Recurrent or Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer [Pfizer]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Cancer Drugs Fund: Kadcyla back on list [BBC News]

Breast cancer drug Kadcyla to remain on NHS after manufacturer lowers price [The Guardian]

British cancer drugs fund changes tack: again [Reuters]

5.9 AACR

Q&A With Levi Garraway, MD, PhD, on Hot Topics at the International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics [CANCER RESEARCH Catalyst]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

NCRI cancer conference day 3: radiotherapy, lifestyle… and a pill to prevent cancer? [Cancer Research UK]

The tapeworm that turned into a tumour [Nature News & Comment]

Man died with 'tapeworm tumours' [BBC News]

6.1 Observation

When pregnant women get cancer, what happens to their babies? [LA Times]

Rates of immediate breast reconstruction in U.S. vary by age, race [Reuters]

6.10 Politiques

Obama government launches drug price crackdown [Pharmafile]

6.11 Patients

Breakthrough drugs are saving lives but wrenching souls [STAT]