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OmniHealth Media Announces Opportunity for Polycythemia Vera Patients to Provide Important Insight to Improve Outcomes (March 27, 2015)

Sun Valley, Idaho and Fort Worth, Texas – OmniHealth Media announces the opportunity for polycythemia vera patients to share treatment experience and insight about current and future treatment of PV.... Continue Reading

Cytosponge Offers Minimally Invasive Screening Option for Barrett’s Esophagus (March 26, 2015)

Screening for Barrett’s esophagus with a new device called a Cytosponge is accurate compared to endoscopy but less expensive and easier on patients. These findings were reported in the journal PLoS Medicine. Barrett’s... Continue Reading

Pacritinib May Be Effective against Myelofibrosis without Risk of Myelosuppression (March 25, 2015)

The investigational agent pacritinib appears active against myelofibrosis without the risk of myelosuppression, a common side effect of many drugs used to treat myelofibrosis and other myeloproliferative... Continue Reading

Herceptin Superior to Tykerb for Treatment of HER2-positive Breast Cancer (March 24, 2015)

CancerConnect News: In patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER2)–positive advanced breast cancer, the combination of Herceptin® (trastuzumab) plus a taxane resulted in delayed time... Continue Reading

Treatment Outcomes in Stage III Colon Cancer Appear Better in Aspirin, COX-2 Inhibitor Users (March 23, 2015)

CancerConnect News:   According to the results of a study recently reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, patients with stage III colon cancer who take aspirin or other agents that... Continue Reading

Have a Question about Polycythemia Vera? Ask the Expert! (March 20, 2015)

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dr. Mesa CancerConnect announces the opportunity to engage with a polycythemia vera (PV) expert, Ruben A. Mesa, MD. On April 29, 2015, Dr. Mesa will answer your... Continue Reading

Preoperative Arterial Chemotherapy Appears Superior to Post-operative Chemotherapy in the Management of Early Stage Colorectal Cancer (March 18, 2015)

CancerConnect News: Doctors from China have reported at the annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology in San Francisco that giving preoperative chemotherapy... Continue Reading

XBiotech Launches Website and Call Center to Facilitate Recruitment for U.S. Phase III Study of Xilonix™ in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (March 17, 2015)

AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2015—XBiotech announced today that it has launched a website and call center to help patients with metastatic colorectal cancer learn about its U.S. Pivotal Phase III clinical... Continue Reading

Sutent® Maintenance Therapy Found Active in Small-Cell Lung Cancer (March 17, 2015)

Cancer Connect: Doctors have reported that maintenance therapy using Sutent® (sunitinib) delays the time to cancer progression and improves survival in patients with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer... Continue Reading

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