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OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Cancer News. OMNI’s Daily Cancer News provides summaries of new treatment strategies as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating cancer therapies and supportive care strategies, to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best cancer care available.

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Roswell Park Researchers Offer Novel Insight into Genetic Changes Leading to Cancer (January 18, 2017)

Findings may lead to personalized prognostic tests for blood disorders Predisposition to cancer and cancer progression can result from gene mutations that cause elevated rates of genetic damage. Similarly,... Continue Reading

Comprehensive Study of Esophageal Cancer Reveals Several Molecular Subtypes, Provides New Insight into Increasingly Prevalent Disease (January 16, 2017)

A comprehensive analysis of 559 esophageal and gastric cancer samples, collected from patients around the world, suggests the two main types of esophageal cancer differ markedly in their molecular characteristics... Continue Reading

Many Early Onset Colon Cancers are Caused by Genetic Mutations Passed Through Families (January 12, 2017)

One in every six colorectal cancer patients (16 percent) diagnosed under age 50 has at least one inherited genetic mutation that increases his or her cancer risk and many of these mutations could go undetected... Continue Reading

Gradalis Announces a Novel Combination Study of Vigil® EATC in Women with Advanced Ovarian Cancer (January 11, 2017)

Gradalis, Inc. a clinical stage cellular immunotherapy company, developing Vigil® Engineered Autologous Tumor Cell (EATC) therapy, announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Genentech,... Continue Reading

Do Social Connections Lower Death Rates from Breast Cancer? (January 10, 2017)

Women diagnosed with breast cancer have greater rates of survival and lower rates of disease recurrences if they have more social ties, compared to women who are more socially isolated. These results were... Continue Reading

Keytruda®/Halaven® Combo May Be Effective in Advanced Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (January 9, 2017)

The investigative treatment combination including Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) plus Halaven® (eribulin) could provide a potential therapeutic option for patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer... Continue Reading

CTI BioPharma Announces Removal Of Full Clinical Hold On Pacritinib (January 6, 2017)

CTI BioPharma Corp. announced that the full clinical hold (February 2016) implemented by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on all clinical trials conducted under the Investigational New Drug... Continue Reading

ASTRO Expands Guidelines for Treatment of Breast Cancer with Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (January 5, 2017)

According to the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) younger patients with early stage breast cancer and individuals with low-risk ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) can appropriately be treated... Continue Reading

Gazyva® Delays Cancer Progression as Initial Therapy in Advanced Follicular Lymphoma (January 5, 2017)

Among patients with advanced follicular lymphoma who have not received prior therapy, treatment with Gazyva® (obinutuzumab) plus chemotherapy delays cancer progression compared to the standard Rituxan®... Continue Reading

FDA Approves Avastin® (Bevacizumab) Plus Chemotherapy for Treatment of Advanced Ovarian Cancer (January 4, 2017)

Genentech announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Avastin® (bevacizumab) either in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel or in combination with carboplatin and gemcitabine... Continue Reading

Aimed Alliance Releases Poll Showing Americans Want Health Insurers To Stop Interfering with Their Treatment (January 4, 2017)

The Alliance for the Adoption of Innovations in Medicine (Aimed Alliance) released the results of a poll showing that Americans value innovative treatments, are willing to pay more for them, and do not... Continue Reading

Keytruda® Data Demonstrating Activity in Mesothelioma Presented at 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (January 3, 2017)

Recently updated findings from the phase 1b KEYNOTE-028 study investigating the use of Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) were featured in an oral presentation at the 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer hosted... Continue Reading

10 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk (January 1, 2017)

There is no magic pill for preventing cancer, but if you want to reduce your risk of developing the disease, there is something you can do: change your habits. That’s right—your habits have a lot to... Continue Reading

Progress Reported in New Treatments for People with Lymphoma (December 29, 2016)

Research and pharmaceutical executives unveil encouraging clinical trial data at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology. Twenty-two years ago, Dr. Gary Gordon, Ph.D., vice president of... Continue Reading

Keytruda® Active in Small Cell Lung Cancer (December 28, 2016)

Recently updated findings from the phase 1b KEYNOTE-028 study investigating the use of Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) in small cell lung cancer (SCLC) were recently presented at the 17th World Conference... Continue Reading

Depression Drug Reduces Joint Pain for Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer (December 27, 2016)

A drug typically used to treat depression and anxiety can significantly reduce joint pain in postmenopausal women being treated for early stage breast cancer, according to new SWOG research to be presented... Continue Reading

Lynne Cohen Foundation: What an Incredible Year! (December 22, 2016)

WHAT AN INCREDIBLE YEAR! PREVENTIVE CARE CLINICS Our four Lynne Cohen Preventive Care Clinics feature multidisciplinary and personalized preventive care for over 9,500 women facing increased breast or... Continue Reading

Defying Age… And Cancer? (December 22, 2016)

Certain new anti-aging skin treatments may have cancer prevention benefits. By Heather Stringer At 45 Rose Heller was the picture of health. The Fort Smith, Arkansas, resident cycled 200 miles per week,... Continue Reading

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