mardi 24 octobre 2017

Onco Actu du 24 octobre 2017

1. Biologie

Scientists Track Ovarian Cancers to Site of Origin: Fallopian Tubes [Johns Hopkins]

Study Uses Open Data to Analyze “Normal” Tissue Near Tumors [NCI]

2. Etiologie

Men who perform oral sex on women 'more at risk of mouth and throat cancers' [NHS Choices]

2.5 Etiologie - Gènes

Breast cancer breakthrough as study uncovers new genetic variants that increase risk [The Guardian]

2.6 Etiologie - Environnement

EU on brink of historic decision on pervasive glyphosate weedkiller [The Guardian]

IARC's Glyphosate-gate Scandal [Forbes]

3.1.1 Prévention - Tabac - e-cigs

Are e-cigarettes ‘safer’ than regular cigarettes? [UNC]

Higher nicotine in e-cigarettes tied to higher risk of teen smoking [Reuters]

3.4.1 Chimioprévention - aspirine

Can an Aspirin a Day Keep Liver Cancer Away? [AASLD]

3.6 Prévention - Activité physique

You can get an Apple Watch for only $25 ... with one small catch [CNBC]

5.12 Immunothérapies

Improving immuno-oncology with electronics-inspired gene 'circuits' [FierceBiotech]

5.12.1 Immunothérapies - partenariats

Alpine Immune Sciences and Kite Extend Research Term of Collaboration to Create Next-Generation CAR-T and TCRs [Alpine]

5.12.2 Immunothérapies - CAR-T

Eyeing an IPO, ADC Therapeutics fuels pivotal cancer trials with a $200M mega-round backed by AstraZeneca [EndPoints]

5.12.5 Immunothérapies - Pharma

Agenus creates New Cell Therapy subsidiary named AgenTus Therapeutics [Agenus]

5.2 Pharma

Novartis edges Roche in targeted melanoma with Tafinlar-Mekinist adjuvant 'breakthrough' [FiercePharma]

FDA adds fresh ‘breakthrough’ for Novartis’ cancer combo Tafinlar and Mekinist [EndPoints]

5.2.1 Pharma - Partenariats

Can cancer charity efforts from Roche, Bristol, AbbVie and more boost pharma's reputation? [FiercePharma]

5.3 Traitements - FDA, EMA, NICE...

FDA Taking New Steps to Better Inform Physicians about Biosimilars Through Education about these Potentially Cost-Saving Options [FDA Voice]

5.5 ASCO

Yoga Can Be an Effective Supportive Therapy for People With Lung Cancer and Their Caregivers [ASCO]

Patients Prefer Doctors Not Use Computers in Exam Room [ASCO]

Resilience Intervention Improves Well-Being in Young Patients With Cancer [ASCO]

People With Leukemia and Their Oncologists Have Vastly Different Perceptions of Prognosis [ASCO]

6. Lutte contre les cancers

Challenges Remain for Treating Pediatric Cancer [Cancer Research Catalyst]

6.1 Observation

Direct‐Acting Antiviral Therapy Cuts Liver Cancer Risk By 71% [AASLD]

6.10 Politiques

ESMO Statement: ESMO Calls for Cancer Specific Targets to be Included in Non-Communicable Diseases' Global and National Agendas [ESMO]

6.10.1 Politiques (USA)

California just passed a law to rein in drug prices. Here’s why it’s unlikely to make much difference [STAT]

6.4 Médico-éco

Cancer Vanguard, Amgen develop commissioning toolkit [PharmaTimes]

6.7 DMP, Big Data & applis

Tech Giants Are Paying Huge Salaries for Scarce A.I. Talent [NY Times]

6.8 Communication

‘Alexa, what’s my flash briefing?’ How an Amazon Echo can now read you the latest cancer news [Cancer Research UK]

6.9 Controverses

Courts Reverse Johnson’s Baby Powder Judgments for Nearly $500 Million [NY Times]

UCLA’s effort to patent a costly prostate cancer drug in India hurts the poor, critics say [LA Times]