chemoprevention

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Name: chemoprevention
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Flower Power

Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the saffron crocus. Saffron has been long-used as a folk medicine. Scientists have identified that saffron contains vitamin B2 along with a yellow flavonoid called crocin, ... [Published World Health Network - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

New method may lessen breast cancer drug’s side effects

A drug that has proven effective in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer, but with serious side-effects, may be delivered effectively through the skin using a new topical drug-delivery system.Endoxifen, a commonly used hormone therapy for breast ... [Published European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

'I don’t want ovarian cancer': Michelle Heaton makes tough decision to have hysterectomy

Michelle Heaton has revealed her heart-breaking decision to have a full hysterectomy less than two years after having a double mastectomy.The former Liberty X singer had both her breasts removed after she was diagnosed with a mutated BRCA2 gene in 2012 ... [Published Daily Express - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Delivering breast cancer drug through the skin grants disease prevention

Researchers in Chicago have developed a method by which to deliver a breast cancer-preventing drug through the skin to avoid some of the nasty side effects associated with oral ingestion of the drug.The common breast cancer treatment endoxifen has been ... [Published Fierce Drug Delivery - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Chemoprevention and colon cancer: an interview with Dr. John Letterio, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Study of cancer radiation therapy shows that DNA building blocks are susceptible to fragmentationScientists examine part of sample consisting of non-human DNA Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab)Dr. John LetterioTHOUGHT LEADERS ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

CRO research roundup: Partnership, grant and milestone

Contract research organizations have seen a number of recent partnerships, grants and milestone payments. Here’s a quick round up of recent deals:EvotecGerman CRO Evotec earned a milestone payment of €1m ($1.36m) thanks to its research alliance with Boehringer ... [Published Outsourcing Pharma - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Malaria: A race against resistance

Several African nations could strike a major blow against malaria by sacrificing the efficacy of some older drugs. Can they make it work?A dose of preventionIT is September in southeastern Mali, and Louka Coulibaly is standing in the shade of a squat, ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

New Method May Allow Breast Cancer Drug to Be Given Through Skin

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsAdvanced Functional MaterialsNewswise — A drug that has proven effective in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer, but with serious side-effects, may be delivered effectively through ... [Published Newswise - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

CANCER GENETICS : Synthetic triterpenoids show promise in preventing colitis-associated colon cancer

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly -- Researchers from Case Western Reserve and Dartmouth universities have shown that a class of small antioxidant molecules carries enormous promise for supressing colon cancer associated with colitis. ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

MP in bid to help sick get drugs

Press Association  –Thousands of sick people, including cancer patients, could benefit from legislation tabled by a backbench MP to tear up bureaucratic rules which deny them access to potentially life-saving treatments.Among the treatments which could ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Triterpenoids May Prevent Colitis-associated Colon Cancer

the Chemotherapy Advisor take:The risk for colon cancer is approximately 10 times greater among people with inflammatory bowel disease, such as colitis, but because epithelial cancers generally take years to develop, chemoprevention strategies may at ... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Synthetic triterpenoids show promise in preventing colitis-associated colon cancer

Researchers from Case Western Reserve and Dartmouth universities have shown that a class of small antioxidant molecules carries enormous promise for supressing colon cancer associated with colitis. These findings, published in an early June edition of ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jun 24 2014]

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"It’s just getting your head around willingly putting yourself through such a major operation" she said. "It's really hard."
"We found that dendron micelles can achieve sufficient loading, enhanced skin permeation, and controlled release of endoxifen, without losing its efficacy, compared to free endoxifen" lead researcher Seungpyo Hong said in a statement
"A gel delivered through the breast skin is only for indications where you do not need systemic circulating drug levels, so this would not apply to the great majority of women who are being treated for invasive breast cancer" said senior author Seema Khan, MD, professor of surgery at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago
" Expedited access to Ohio's premier medical institutions will shorten the time to start a new multisite clinical trial as well as assure timely patient enrollment for our clients " said Alan Braverman, VP of Clinical Operations of ClinicalRM

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Flower Power [Published World Health Network - Jul 17 2014]
New method may lessen breast cancer drug’s side... [Published European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer - Jul 17 2014]
'I don’t want ovarian cancer': Michelle Heaton ... [Published Daily Express - Jul 17 2014]
Detecting Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia at Colo... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 17 2014]
Delivering breast cancer drug through the skin ... [Published Fierce Drug Delivery - Jul 16 2014]
Chemoprevention and colon cancer: an interview ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Jul 16 2014]
Novel Tamoxifen Gel Could Reduce Adverse Effects [Published Diabetes Care - Jul 15 2014]
CRO research roundup: Partnership, grant and mi... [Published Outsourcing Pharma - Jul 15 2014]
Malaria: A race against resistance [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 15 2014]
Breast Cancer Prevention for BRCA Mutation Carr... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 11 2014]
Women unaware of ACA coverage [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 11 2014]
New Method May Allow Breast Cancer Drug to Be G... [Published Newswise - Jul 10 2014]
Malaria—The Forever War [Published Laboratory Equipment - Jul 08 2014]
Past, Present, and Future Challenges in Breast ... [Published Journal of Clinical Oncology - Jul 04 2014]
CANCER GENETICS : Synthetic triterpenoids show ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 03 2014]
MP in bid to help sick get drugs [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 02 2014]
Triterpenoids May Prevent Colitis-associated Co... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Jul 01 2014]
Indoor tanning when young increases skin cancer... [Published Williston Observer - Jun 26 2014]
23andMe Closer to FDA Approval [Published Cato Institute - Jun 24 2014]
Synthetic triterpenoids show promise in prevent... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jun 24 2014]
23andMe Closer to FDA Approval [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jun 24 2014]
Synthetic triterpenoids show promise in prevent... [Published EurekAlert! - Jun 24 2014]
Using A Tanning Bed Can Increase Your Risk Of D... [Published Medical Daily - Jun 24 2014]
Niger: ‘By humanising comprehensive care, we im... [Published PressReleasePoint - Jun 24 2014]
Broccoli sprouts help the body expel air pollut... [Published The Independent - Jun 19 2014]
Studies Conducted at Duke University on Cancer ... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 19 2014]
Broccoli Loves Us [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 17 2014]
Work smart, research smart [Published thestar.com.my - May 28 2014]
Turmeric and its great medicinal value [Published thestar.com.my - May 27 2014]
World: CRS Partners on Largest Grant Yet for Ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 20 2014]
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23andMe Closer to FDA Approval [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jun 24 2014]
Matthew Feeney  23andMe, the Google-backed personal genomics company ordered by the Food and Drug Administration to stop marketing its health-related services in November last year, is closer to a reconciliation with the government agency. The FDA ...
World: CRS Partners on Largest Grant Yet for Ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 20 2014]
Source: Catholic Relief ServicesCountry: World May 19, 2014 by Jim Stipe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kim PozniakCatholic Relief Services410-951-7281 kim.pozniak@crs.org BALTIMORE, MD, May 19, 2014 – Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and British-based ...
World: Malaria Consorium press release - $67 mi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 08 2014]
Source: Malaria ConsortiumCountry: World 8 May, 2014 Largest grant yet for seasonal malaria chemoprevention UNITAID has awarded up to $67 million to Malaria Consortium to oversee the largest-yet global programme to increase seasonal malaria chemoprevention ...
WELL, THERE’S NO DDT, SO WE HAVE TO DO SOMETHIN... [Published Instapundit - May 01 2014]
WELL, THERE’S NO DDT, SO WE HAVE TO DO SOMETHING: Even a Few Pills Can Put a Dent in the Malaria Rate. “The tactic, seasonal malaria chemoprevention, involves giving children regular doses of malaria medicine during the rainy season when mosquitoes ...
Niger: "Not a Miracle Cure," But Seasonal Malar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 25 2014]
Source: Médecins Sans FrontièresCountry: Niger April 23, 2014 “All the children used to get sick every year,” says a mother from the Magaria health care area in southern Niger’s Zinder region. “We were always traveling, taking them to the hospital. Many ...
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