New PET imaging agent allows early detection of prostate cancer relapse

March 5, 2018 An Italian study featured in the March issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine demonstrates that a novel nuclear medicine imaging agent targeting copper accumulation in tumors can detect prostate cancer recurrence early in patients with biochemical relapse (rising prostate-specific antigen [PSA] level). Copper tends to be more concentrated in tumors, making […]

New compounds targeting epigenetics show promise in lymphoma patients

March 5, 2018 New compounds targeting epigenetics have shown remarkable early activity in patients with lymphoma, according to data presented at the TAT (Targeted Anticancer Therapies) International Congress 2018 in Paris, France. ESMO’s phase-I oncology meeting featured early clinical studies with BET inhibitors and EZH2 inhibitors. Dr Anastasios Stathis, head of the New Drugs Development […]

Epigenetics therapy shows promise in patients with lymphoma

New compounds targeting epigenetics have shown remarkable early activity in patients with lymphoma, according to data presented at the TAT (Targeted Anticancer Therapies) International Congress 2018 in Paris, France. ESMO’s phase-I oncology meeting featured early clinical studies with BET inhibitors and EZH2 inhibitors. Dr Anastasios Stathis, head of the New Drugs Development Unit of the […]

Novel PET imaging agent targets copper in tumors, detects prostate cancer recurrence early

An Italian study featured in the March issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine demonstrates that a novel nuclear medicine imaging agent targeting copper accumulation in tumors can detect prostate cancer recurrence early in patients with biochemical relapse (rising prostate-specific antigen [PSA] level). Copper tends to be more concentrated in tumors, making it a good […]

Health Highlights: March 5, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Forty People in 27 States Sickened in Kratom-Linked Salmonella Outbreak: CDC Twelve more people have been sickened since Feb. 20 in a salmonella outbreak linked to kratom products, bringing the total to 40 people in 27 states, the […]

Voice problems: Updates to treatment and care of patients with hoarseness

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published the Clinical Practice Guideline: Hoarseness (Dysphonia) (Update) today in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The updated guideline provides some substantially revised, evidence-based recommendations for healthcare providers when treating patients with hoarseness, a very common complaint that affects nearly one-third of the population at some point in […]