jeudi 12 janvier 2017

Onco Actu du 12 janvier 2017


1. Biologie

Gene discovery could shed light on how cancer cells spread [Cancer Research UK]

Cancer spread cut by 75% in tests [BBC News]

4.2 Dép., diag. & prono. - Génome

Sequencing a genome for less than the cost of an X-ray? Not quite yet [STAT]


4.9 Dép., diag. & prono. - Sein

The Downside of Breast Cancer Screening [NY Times]

5.10 Traitements - Essais

New Drug Formulary Will Help Expedite Use of Agents in Clinical Trials [NCI]

5.12.1 Immunothérapies - partenariats

Lilly and Merck Expand Immuno-Oncology Collaboration [Lilly]

5.12.2 Immunothérapies - CAR-T

Celyad Announces Registration of the First Pancreatic Cancer Patient in its CAR-T NKR-2 THINK Trial in Belgium [Celyad]

5.12.3 Immunothérapies-combinaisons

In a stunner, Merck leaps ahead of rivals with combo Keytruda/chemo attack on lung cancer [EndPoints]

5.2 Pharma

Vertex Deals Cancer Drugs to Merck for $230M, Staying True to Plan [Xconomy]

Merck KGaA splurges $230M on its pipeline, paying Vertex for a slate of early-stage cancer drugs [EndPoints]

5.2.2 Pharma - Fusions & Acquisitions

Maverick Therapeutics and Takeda Announce Five-year Collaboration to Advance T-Cell Engagement Therapies [Takeda]

A hungry Takeda continues deal spree with $125M T cell pact, option to buy [EndPoints]

5.2.3 Pharma - économie

AbbVie vows to keep drug price increases below 10 percent [Reuters]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Arnie Purushotham: Multidisciplinary team meetings in cancer care need to change [BMJ Blogs]

Dr. Peter Nowell, Who Helped Transform Cancer Research, Dies at 88 [NY Times]

ASCO Releases Principles for Patient-Centered Healthcare Reform [ASCO]

6.10.1 Politiques (USA)

Trump to pharma: You're 'getting away with murder,' and I'm the one to stop it [FiercePharma]

What Trump gets wrong about drug companies [STAT]

Trump's Comments Are Big Pharma's Nightmare [Forbes]

Donald Trump promises to slash drug prices by billions, pledging aggressive federal bidding process [EndPoints]

6.6 Publications

The Measure of All Things: Some Notes on CiteScore [The Scholarly Kitchen]

6.7.1 Bioinformatique

How Microsoft computer scientists and researchers are working to ‘solve‘ cancer [Microsoft]


6.8 Communication

How do we solve the crisis in cancer communication? [STAT]