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    By: A.K. Gupta, Senior VP and Chief Information Officer, UBC From: pharmavoice.com The biopharma industry faces myriad challenges in the pursuit of its mission to bring new treatments to patients in need of cures, chief among them the “Iron Triangle” of time, cost, and quality with respect to clinical research. The cost of conducting clinical trials is escalating, quality remains ...
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    By: Jennifer Huber From: stanford.edu The guidelines for screening women for breast cancer are a bit confusing. The American Cancer Society recommends annual mammograms for women older than 45 years with average risk, but other groups like the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommend less aggressive breast screening. This controversy centers on mammography’s frequent false-positive detections — or false ...
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    By: Devon Carter From: mdanderson.org Phase I clinical trials are the foundation for how we develop new cancer drugs. Typically, they involve only several dozen patients and study a new medicine’s effect on a variety of cancer types. David S. Hong, M.D., sat down with us to explain more about Phase I clinical trials and answer some of patients’ most ...
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    Millions of people around the world suffer from cancer-related fatigue Untire, the first mobile app to address Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF), is now available for free. Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer and its treatment. Almost 40% of all cancer patients and survivors suffer from severe and prolonged fatigue. Untire’s easy-to-use self-management program provides support to the millions ...
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    From: mdanderson.org As part of our mission to eliminate cancer, MD Anderson researchers conduct hundreds of clinical trials to test new treatments for both common and rare cancers. Look through our database to find studies for which you may be eligible. What are clinical trials? Clinical trials are research studies in which patients may volunteer to take part. MD Anderson ...
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    By: Staff Reporter From: genomeweb.com Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center said today that New York state has approved the center’s liquid biopsy test for noninvasive cancer genomic profiling and disease monitoring. The test, called Analysis of Circulating cfDNA to Evaluate Somatic Access (MSK-ACCESS), has been clinically validated and implemented by MSK’s molecular diagnostics service. It sequences 129 cancer-associated genes selected ...
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