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Netflix-Style Algorithm for Blueprint of Cancer

2022 21 Jun

A team of scientists have used artificial intelligence (AI) to develop a Netflix-style algorithm to investigate and categorise DNA changes across the cancer genome. The paper, titled “Signatures of copy number alterations in human cancer”, is published in  Nature. They identify 21 common faults that occur to the structure, order and number of... Read more

Valo Therapeutics Appoints Hemanshu Shah as Chief Business Officer

2022 16 Jun

Valo Therapeutics Oy, the developer of novel, adaptable immunotherapy platforms for cancer and infectious diseases announced the appointment of Dr Hemanshu Shah as Chief Business Officer (CBO), based in the US. ValoTx’s CEO, Paul Higham, said, “I am delighted to welcome Dr Hemanshu Shah as our CBO. Hemanshu brings a wealth of business development... Read more

Cancer Vanishes for Every Patient with Dostarlimab

2022 08 Jun

A small group of patients with rectal cancer have experienced a scientific miracle - a cancer drug that made their cancer vanish completely.  In a small trial at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, patients with rectal cancer received dostarlimab, an anti–PD-1 monoclonal antibody, administered every three weeks for six months. The trial included... Read more

Therapeutic Comedy in Self Care App Improves Cancer Patient Mental Health

2022 20 May

The ComedyCures Foundation collaborated with the mental health platform, Neolth, to determine if using comedy in a self-care app can improve mental health in patients with advanced cancer.    Participants (31 women) used the Neolth app for eight weeks from September 2021 to November 2021, watching at least one ComedyCures video and practicing... Read more

Arcellx Appoints Olivia Ware To Board Of Directors

2022 16 May

Arcellx, Inc.a biotechnology company reimagining cell therapy through the development of innovative immunotherapies for patients with cancer and other incurable diseases  announced the appointment of Olivia Ware to its Board of Directors. Ms. Ware, a successful executive, brings a wealth of knowledge from her more than 20 years of experience in biotech... Read more

GE Healthcare Collaborates with RaySearch to Improve Radiation Oncology Treatment Planning

2022 09 May

GE Healthcare is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement to collaborate with  RaySearch Laboratories  AB (publ), a leading radiation oncology software provider, to develop a new radiation therapy simulation and treatment planning workflow solution, designed to simplify how radiation will be targeted to shrink a tumor. The companies... Read more

64th ASTRO Annual Meeting 2022

2022 23 Oct

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ESMO Asia Congress 2022

2022 02 Dec

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Immunicom Appoints Dr. Annette Marleau as Chief Technology Officer

2022 17 Feb

Dr. Marleau will direct the Company’s R&D efforts and advance its pipeline of subtractive therapies treating cancer and other terminal diseases Immunicom, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering subtractive therapies to treat unmet medical needs in cancer and other terminal diseases, announced that Dr. Annette Marleau is assuming... Read more

Carevive Appoints Aaron Galaznik, M.D. as Chief Scientific Officer

2022 15 Feb

Pharma Industry Veteran Brings Critical Expertise in Real-World Evidence Generation and Data Analytics Strategies to the Company Carevive Systems  the leading oncology-focused health technology company centered on understanding and improving the experience of patients with cancer has announced that it has appointed Aaron Galaznik, M.D. as... Read more