mercredi 30 mars 2016

Onco Actu du 30 mars 2016

3.1 Tabac

Smoke without fire: Japan becomes test ground for real tobacco e-cigarette [Reuters]

4. Dépistage, diagnostic et pronostic

UCLA researcher advances PET imaging technology to improve patient's response to cancer treatment [UCLA]

The feds say screening for testicular cancer isn’t necessary. This health advocate is out to prove them wrong [STAT]

4.12 Biopsies liquides

Improved 'liquid biopsy' technique enhances detection of tumor DNA in blood [Stanford Medicine]

5.12 Immunothérapies

Embracing Vice President Biden’s Moonshot Call to Cure Cancer, Johns Hopkins Launches Immunotherapy Center with $125 Million Gift from Michael Bloomberg, Sidney Kimmel and others [Johns Hopkins]

As Johns Hopkins launches new cancer center, Biden sees a model for his ‘moonshot’ [STAT]

Bloomberg, others give $125 million for immunotherapy cancer research [Reuters]

5.12.2 Immunothérapies - CAR-T

Baxalta, Medicxi back upstart's work on building a better T cell for immuno-oncology [FierceBiotech]

5.2 Pharma

Sanofi poaches AstraZeneca scientist as new research head [Reuters]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

MD Anderson Cancer Center adds to its growing life science universe with Tesaro deal [FierceBiotech]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

TREND: Rare disease, cancer drugs will drive pharma M&A’s, growth [Pharmafile]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Internists Unveil 7-Point Plan To Deal With High Drug Prices [NPR]

6.10 Politiques

Astellas cancer med Xtandi draws fire as U.S. lawmakers demand a pricing hearing [FiercePharma]

6.9 Controverses

Statistical Reform.....or Safe-harbor Treadmill Science? [The Mermaid's Tale]