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OMNI-Connect Gets National Recognition as Valuable Social Media Solution in Medicine (August 13, 2014)

Fort Worth TX/Sun Valley ID – OMNI Health Media announces national recognition of its online support communities, TheGIConnection,TheRAConnection, and Cancer Connect, as valuable resources for... Continue Reading

Genomic Health Demonstrates the Importance of Utilizing Multiple Biological Pathways to Predict Tumor Behavior in Prostate and Renal Cancers (June 9, 2014)

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results of two studies demonstrating the ability of its Oncotype DX® test and a new 16-gene... Continue Reading

Marriage May Have a Protective Effect for Cancer Patients (December 17, 2013)

Social support may have a significant impact on cancer detection, treatment, and survival, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study showed that married... Continue Reading

First-Line Inlyta Active in Metastatic Kidney Cancer (December 11, 2013)

First-line therapy with Inlyta® (axitinib) demonstrated clinical activity in metastatic renal cell carcinoma, according to the results of a study published in The Lancet Oncology. Each year in the United... Continue Reading

End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes (September 16, 2013)

Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and months of life. In fact,... Continue Reading

Following Lifestyle Recommendations Reduces Risk of Cancer Death (May 15, 2013)

People who follow the diet and lifestyle recommendations laid out by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) have a 34 percent reduced risk of dying... Continue Reading

Cancer Deaths on the Decline (February 11, 2013)

Overall cancer death rates continue to decline in both men and women and across major ethnic and racial groups, according to the annual Status of Cancer report published in the Journal of the National... Continue Reading

New Treatment Options for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (October 8, 2012)

The results from three phase III trials shed new light on treatment options for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma. The studies were presented at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society... Continue Reading

PD-1 Targeted Immune Therapy Shows Promising Activity (June 11, 2012)

The investigational drug BMS-936558 caused tumor shrinkage in nearly 25 percent of patients with advanced melanoma, kidney cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to the results of a phase... Continue Reading

Approximately 16% of Worldwide Cancers Caused By Preventable Infections (May 17, 2012)

Two million cancer cases each year—or roughly 16 percent of cancers worldwide—are the result of preventable and treatable infections such as human papillomavirus (HPV) and Hepatitis C (HCV), according... Continue Reading

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Genomic Health Demonstrates the Importance of Utilizing Multiple Biological Pathways to Predict Tumor Behavior in Prostate and Renal Cancers (June 9, 2014)

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results of two studies demonstrating the ability of its Oncotype DX® test and a new 16-gene panel to predict disease aggressiveness and clinical... Continue Reading

First-Line Inlyta Active in Metastatic Kidney Cancer (December 11, 2013)

First-line therapy with Inlyta® (axitinib) demonstrated clinical activity in metastatic renal cell carcinoma, according to the results of a study published in The Lancet Oncology. Each year in the United States, more than 58,000 people are diagnosed... Continue Reading

New Treatment Options for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (October 8, 2012)

The results from three phase III trials shed new light on treatment options for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma. The studies were presented at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna. More than 58,000... Continue Reading

PD-1 Targeted Immune Therapy Shows Promising Activity (June 11, 2012)

The investigational drug BMS-936558 caused tumor shrinkage in nearly 25 percent of patients with advanced melanoma, kidney cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to the results of a phase I study presented at the 2012 annual meeting... Continue Reading

Partial Nephrectomy is Associated with Improved Survival in Early Stage Kidney Cancer (April 27, 2012)

Patients with early stage kidney cancer who had only the tumor removed experienced better survival rates than those who had the entire kidney removed, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.[1] Nearly... Continue Reading

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