lundi 25 avril 2016

Onco Actu du 25 avril 2016

2. Etiologie

Irregular periods could boost ovarian cancer risk [Science]

Hepatitis C linked to higher risk of head and neck cancers [Reuters]

3.1 Tabac

CHANTIX®/CHAMPIX® (varenicline) Results from the Largest Global Clinical Trial of Smoking Cessation Medicines Published in The Lancet [Pfizer]

Smoke signals [The Economist]

Teens most drawn to e-cigarettes by online ads [Reuters]

4. Dépistage, diagnostic et pronostic

Reclassifying thyroid cancer and the willful misunderstanding of overdiagnosis [Science-Based Medicine]

4.1 Dép., diag. & prono. - Prostate

Early blood test predicts response to advanced prostate cancer treatment [The Institute of Cancer Research, London]

5. Traitements

Daily low-dose aspirin may help combat cancer [NHS Choices]

5.12 Immunothérapies

Researchers push for personalized tumour vaccines [Nature News & Comment]

5.12.3 Immunothérapies-combinaisons

AstraZeneca to trial a new cancer vaccine with its PD-L1 drug (FierceBiotech]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Sanofi signs cancer pact with Asian biotech Hummingbird [FierceBiotech]

Boehringer takes up option on Oxford BioTherapeutics oncology target [FierceBiotech]

AbbVie pens third oncology tie-up this week [FierceBiotech]

AstraZeneca plans to scour 2 million genomes for rare disease genes [STAT]

AstraZeneca plans to scour 2 million genomes for rare disease genes [STAT]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

More drug makers are taking hefty price hikes on more drugs [STAT]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA,...

Integrating patients' views in clinical studies of anticancer medicines [EMA]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

The Shift From Personalized Medicine to Precision Medicine and Precision Public Health: Words Matter! [Genomics and Health Impact Blog]

6.1 Observation

Does sex protect men against prostate cancer? [Reuters]

6.11 Patients

Well: When ‘Having It All’ Includes Having Cancer [NY Times]

6.3 Associations

Cancer charity hits back at critics of ‘Fight Club’ sponsored bouts [The Guardian]

6.6 Publications

Problematic images found in 4% of biomedical papers [Nature News & Comment]

6.7 DMP, Big Data & applis

Europe plans $7.5B region-wide cloud system to connect scientists [FierceBiotech]

Big data has not revolutionised medicine – we need big theory alongside it [The Conversation]