lundi 4 janvier 2016

Onco Actu du 4 janvier 2016

1. Biologie

Cancer Cells Can't Proliferate and Invade at the Same Time [Scientific American]

Discovery could lead to more targeted drugs to stop cancer spread [Cancer Research UK]

Immune suppressor cells identified for advanced prostate cancer [MD Anderson Cancer Center]

2. Etiologie

Tasmanian devils can catch second strain of facial cancer, say researchers [The Guardian]

Cancer is political – as the argument about its causes shows [The Guardian]

Periodontal Disease is Associated With Increased Breast Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women [AACR]

2.4 Etiologie - Portables, ondes e-m

NYT on CDC [Microwave News ]

At C.D.C., a Debate Behind Recommendations on Cellphone Risk [NY Times]

3. Prévention

An orgasm a day could keep prostate cancer away, scientists claim [The Telegraph]

3.1 Tabac

E-cigarettes are no safer than smoking tobacco, scientists warn [The Telegraph]

Australia tobacco clash reverberates in EU trade talks [POLITICO]

EU tobacco regulation on track following three challenges [Cancer Research UK]

E-cigarettes win first approval as a 'medicine' opening way for prescription by the NHS [The Telegraph]

3.5 Prévention - UV

FDA proposes ban on indoor tanning for minors [STAT]

4.10 Dép., diag. & prono. - Poumon

Cancer thrives by mutating. But sometimes, a mutation leaves it vulnerable [STAT]

4.11 Dép., diag. & prono. - Ovaire

Ovarian cancer screening: which story framing to believe? [HealthNewsReview]

4.12 Biopsies liquides

Pancreas cancer liquid biopsy flows from blood-borne packets of tumor genes [MD Anderson Cancer Center]

4.9 Dép., diag. & prono. - Sein

False positive mammograms and cancer risk: An epidemiological whodunit [HealthNewsReview]

Hologic Applauds Passage of Federal Measures that Preserve Access to Mammography for Breast Cancer Screening and Increase Incentives for Biomedical Research and Development [Hologic]

Ultrasound may be useful supplemental test for breast cancer [Reuters

5. Traitements

Biggest database for cancer drug discovery goes 3D [Cancer Research UK]

Personalizing cancer therapies may combat resistance to targeted therapy drugs [Massachusetts General Hospital]

Mapping cancer’s ‘social networks’ opens new approaches to treatment [Cancer Research UK]

Appropriate Use of Advanced Technologies for Radiation Therapy and Surgery in Oncology: Workshop Summary [The National Academies Press]

5.10 Traitements - Essais

How researchers dupe the public with a sneaky practice called "outcome switching" [Vox]

5.12 Immunothérapies

Top Trend in Health Care in 2015: Cancer Immunotherapy [CANCER RESEARCH Catalyst]

5.2 Pharma

Celgene Settles REVLIMID® Patent Litigation [Celgene]

Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Significantly Improves Survival Compared to Chemotherapy in Previously-Treated Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Whose Tumors Express Any Level of PD-L1 [Merck]

Boehringer grabs 'breakthrough,' plots pivotal trials for rival to AstraZeneca, Clovis [FierceBiotech]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Martin Shkreli is ousted as CEO from another drug maker [STAT]

American Association for Cancer Research and Bayer Form Partnership on Grant Opportunities in Cancer Research [AACR]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA,...

FDA 2015: A Look Back (and Ahead) – Part 1: Medical Product Innovation [FDA Voice]

Increasing access to reports on adverse reactions to medicines [EMA]

F.D.A. Regulator, Widowed by Cancer, Helps Speed Drug Approval [NY Times]

5.3.4 Traitements - AMM (FDA, EMA)

FDA Approves Alcohol-Free Docetaxel Formulation [OncLive]

Boehringer Ingelheim 3rd-generation EGFR TKI, BI 1482694, receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation in lung cancer [Boehringer Ingelheim]

FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) for the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Melanoma [Merck]

EMA fast-tracks new oral treatment for non-small cell lung cancer [EMA]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Drug pricing will continue to loom large in 2016 [STAT]

India adds more cancer, HIV/AIDS drugs to essential medicines list [Reuters]

5.5 ASCO

2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Press Program to Feature New Treatment Strategies, Novel Therapies [ASCO]

6.1 Observation

Sedation may not hasten death for terminal cancer patients [Reuters]

Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival — United States, 2012 [MMWR-CDC]

Even with advanced cancer, many patients still want to work [Reuters]

6.10 Politiques

The ten defining moments in health and cancer policy from 2015 [Cancer Research UK]

Biomedicine wins big in US budget deal [Nature News & Comment]

6.11 Patients

Most people do not fear death at cancer diagnosis [Cancer Research UK]

6.4 Médico-éco

Better results offset costs of prostate surgery at specialty centers [Reuters]

6.8 Communication

Why I made ‘Right Now’ – Henry Singer [Cancer Research UK]

6.9 Controverses

Daniel: FDA Does Not Have A Reliable Surveillance System For Medical Devices [The Cancer Letter]

How Medical Devices Do Harm [The Cancer Letter]