Myriad Genetics announced that it has launched the EndoPredict® test in the United States for patients with ER+ HER2- early-stage breast cancer. EndoPredict is a second-generation test for assessing the 10-year risk of disease recurrence following surgery and for determining which patients can safely forgo adjuvant chemotherapy.
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A new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) has identified a mechanism by which cancer cells develop resistance to a class of drugs called fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) inhibitors.
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Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have identified important mechanisms underlying how a special type of malignant brain tumor arises in children. Not only do these discoveries give researchers important information about the tumor but they could also result in possible treatment.
DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) is a rare … Continue reading
Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common form of liver cancer, but treatment options are limited and many patients are diagnosed in late stages when the disease can’t be treated. Now, University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have developed a new treatment that … Continue reading
Magnetic micromachines can be controlled remotely inside the human body by application of external magnetic fields, making them promising candidates for minimally invasive local therapy delivery.
For many therapeutic scenarios, a large team of micromachines is required, but a convincing approach for controlling … Continue reading
Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced a strategic alliance with GE Ventures to support the Feinstein’s Center for Bioelectronic Medicine (CBEM). With this investment, the Feinstein Institute will continue its work in discovering, developing and commercializing new diagnostic and therapeutic solutions in bioelectronic medicine for a wide range … Continue reading