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Viralytics Receives Approval To Increase CAVATAK™ Dosage Levels In Intravenous Cancer Trial

Viralytics Limited (ASX: VLA) has received ethics committee approval to increase the dosage levels of CAVATAK™ in its Phase I intravenous breast cancer, prostate cancer and melanoma trial. Dosing will now commence at what was the highest dosing level of the original trial schedule and escalate...
April 20th, 2009 | News | Read More

Study Shows Stereotactic Biopsy System Delivers Greater Accuracy In Detecting Cancer And Planning For Targeted Prostate Cancer Therapies

ATLANTA, GA and MOBILE, AL — Urologists convening this week at the Southeast Conference of the American Urological Association (AUA) in Mobile will deliver results from a study of a prostate biopsy targeting method that guides accurate and reproducible prostate biopsies. Additionally, the preliminary...
April 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Gastroenterologists Applaud Kennedy-Hutchinson Bill’s Renewal of War on Cancer

BETHESDA, Md. — The American College of Gastroenterology and its more than 10,000 physician members congratulate Senator Edward Kennedy and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson today for the introduction of “21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment)...
April 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Selected Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Have Good Clinical Outcomes Without Immediate Treatment

A multi-center study of prostate cancer patients appearing in today’s Journal of Urology recommends that for some men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer, opting not to initially receive treatment can be safe if they are closely monitored. The study addresses an important question for men newly...
April 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Data Provides Strong Evidence For Continued Value Of Combined Pap And HPV Testing

VENLO, The Netherlands, March 24, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Physicians from Kaiser Permanente and the National Cancer Institute report in the March issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology that results from an evaluation of more than 800,000 Pap and HPV tests conducted at Northern California Kaiser...
April 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

The Effects Of Exercise On Cancer To Be Studied With $7 Million Grant

New Haven, Conn. — Nearly million in combined grants have been awarded to a researcher at the Yale School of Public Health to examine the effects of exercise on two types of cancer unique to women. Melinda L. Irwin, Ph.D., associate professor in the division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology received...
April 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Bill Calls For National Educational Campaign To Raise Awareness Of Breast Cancer For Young Women Most At Risk

WASHINGTON — The Young Survival Coalition and Living Beyond Breast Cancer applaud Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) for introducing legislation that highlights the breast cancer risks facing young women under the age of 40. The “Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires...
April 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Red Meat Raises Death Risk, White Meat Lowers It: Study

People who eat more red or processed meat have a higher risk of death from all causes including cancer, while a higher consumption of white meat reduces such risks, a decade-long US study released Monday found. The joint study begun in 1995 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and seniors group...
April 18th, 2009 | News | Read More

Treating Sleep Problems May Improve Pain Management In Patients With Cancer

A study in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine suggests that sleep problems lead to increased pain and fatigue in cancer patients. The results indicate that interventions aimed at trouble sleeping would be expected to improve both pain and fatigue in this patient population....
April 16th, 2009 | News | Read More

Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre Launches Free Database To Help Speed The Path To New Treatments

Breakthrough Breast Cancer has today launched the world’s most comprehensive breast cancer database – bringing scientific research and clinical data together in one place. The Rock database is a free resource which allows scientists easy access to an enormous amount of published data on...
April 16th, 2009 | News | Read More