lundi 16 janvier 2017

Onco Actu du 16 janvier 2017

1. Biologie

Study suggests small cell lung cancer should not be treated as single disease [Cancer Research UK]

3.1 Tabac

In 'Nicotine,' A Longtime Smoker Confronts His Old Habit [NPR]

Tobacco control measures found to be cost-effective, says WHO report [Cancer Research UK]

4. Dépistage, diagnostic et pronostic

Improving Cancer Surgery: Using a Probe to Determine What is Cancer, What is Not [Cancer Research Catalyst]

4.11 Dép., diag. & prono. - Ovaire

Study offers new pathway to increase precision diagnosis in ovarian cancer [PHG Foundation]

5.12.2 Immunothérapies - CAR-T

Analyst says Celyad takes lead in CAR-T for solid tumors as THINK trial gets underway [FierceBiotech]

5.12.3 Immunothérapies-combinaisons

Imprecision Medicine: Why Keytruda (Pembrolizumab) + Chemo for PD-L1+ NSCLC isn’t Ready for Prime Time [Grace]

5.2 Pharma

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear dispute over biologic drug sales [Reuters]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Merck KGaA Partners with Palantir on Data Analytics across Healthcare Sector [GEN]

Merck KGaA and Peter Thiel’s Palantir join forces to speed up R&D [FierceBiotech]

Germany’s Merck Taps Palantir for Big Data Health Initiative [Bloomberg]

5.2.2 Pharma - Fusions & Acquisitions

Kitov buys program designed to stop cancer drug resistance [FierceBiotech]

5.4 Traitements - Economie

Breast cancer patients' distress at withdrawal of Kadcyla [BBC News]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Peter Nowell, who has died at 88, revolutionized cancer research — by accident [Washington Post]

Doctors warn over cancer op cancellations amid NHS "pressure" [BBC News]

NHS in crisis as cancer operations cancelled due to lack of beds [The Guardian]

6.11 Patients

I Had a 9 Percent Chance. Plus Hope. [NY Times]

6.6 Publications

Gaming the system, scientific ‘cartels’ band together to cite each others’ work [STAT]

Gates Foundation research can’t be published in top journals [Nature]

6.8 Communication

Channel 4 to broadcast first TV ad of live surgery [The Guardian]

6.9 Controverses

Cancer: Can we cure it, or just keep up? [Star Tribune]