vendredi 8 avril 2016

Onco Actu du 8 avril 2016

1. Biologie

Breaking leukemia's rhythm [Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard]

Taking on melanoma, one cell at a time [MIT News]

Cancer thwarts treatment by ‘stealing’ blood vessels [The Institute of Cancer Research]

Cancer Cell Survival Driven by Novel Metabolic Pathway [GEN]

Metastasis: An evolving story [Science]

3.1 Tabac

Philip Morris wins Missouri 'lights' class action trial [Reuters]

4. Dépistage, diagnostic et pronostic

Public don’t understand “overdiagnosis” [Cancer Research UK]

4.1 Dép., diag. & prono. - Prostate

Older doctors may do more prostate cancer tests on old men [Reuters]

4.12 Biopsies liquides

'Liquid biopsy' blood test accurately detects key genetic mutations in most common form of lung cancer, study finds [Dana-Farber Cancer Institute]

Cancer Blood Test: A $200 Billion Market or Just "A Pipe Dream"? [Bloomberg]

5. Traitements

Radiation Therapy Chemotherapy Combination Improves Survival in Adults with Low-Grade Brain Cancer [Mayo Clinic]

Scientists identify possible double whammy to attack leukaemia [Cancer Research UK]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

AstraZeneca and VentiRx team up for PD-L1 vax trial in ovarian cancer [FierceBiotech]

5.2.2 Pharma - Fusions & Acquisitions

Allergan CEO calls tax rules 'un-American,' and White House strikes back [FiercePharma]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

Big Pharma trio drive cancer metabolism upstart to $18M Series A round [FierceBiotech]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA,...

FDA allows marketing of first-of-kind tissue containment system for use with certain laparoscopic power morcellators in select patients [FDA]

FDA approves tissue container for laparoscopic device [Reuters]

FDA Releases Naming Guidance [Patent Docs]

5.3.4 Traitements - AMM (FDA, EMA)

Giotrif® (afatinib) approved in Europe as new oral treatment option for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung [Boehringer Ingelheim]

CHMP Issues Positive Opinion to Include New Data in European Label for XTANDI® (enzalutamide) [Astellas]

5.9 AACR

​​Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, Named American Association for Cancer Research President-Elect 2016-2017 [AACR]

6.1 Observation

Cancer Incidence and Mortality Through 2020 [CDC]

6.7 DMP, Big Data & applis

FTC Issues Tool Intended to Assess Laws Governing Mobile Health Apps [FDA Law Blog]

Lessons From More Than A Decade In Patient Portals [Health Affairs]

6.8 Communication

5 tips for writing better health news headlines [HealthNewsReview]