The MDS Foundation Celebrates MDS World Awareness Day With Their 4th Annual Move for MDS 5k Walk at Boston Common and Virtually Around the World

The MDS Foundation, a global non-profit advocacy organization is proud to announce its fourth annual Move for MDS walk at Boston Common on Sunday, Oct. 24. Additionally, teams and individuals from around the globe will run, walk or wheel virtually to drive awareness and accelerate research for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), a rare blood cancer. Each year, up to 20k new MDS … Read more

Jubilant Radiopharma Announces Eckert & Ziegler’s GalliaPharm® Approved for Use With NETSPOT in Canada

On June 30, 2021, Health Canada approved Eckert & Ziegler Radiopharma’s GalliaPharm® Ge68/Ga-68 generator for use with Advance Accelerator Systems’ NETSpot kit used for the localization of somatostatin receptor positive neuroendocrine tumors (NET) in adult patients using Positron Emission Tomography (PET). “NETSPOT® is the only registered Ga-68 based radiopharmaceutical in Canada,” explained Dr. Harald Hasselmann, Eckert … Read more

The Quality Cancer Care Alliance Adds Cancer Center of Middle Georgia (CCMG) to Its National Network

Continuing its expansion across the country, Quality Cancer Care Alliance Network (QCCAN) is delighted to announce the addition of the Cancer Center of Middle Georgia (CCMG) to its network of independently owned and operated oncology and hematology practices located across the United States. The Cancer Center of Middle Georgia started with a vision to have … Read more

This National Cancer Survivor Month, cCARE Celebrates All Survivors and Those Helped by Its Survivorship Care Initiative

Every day through its Survivorship Care efforts, cCARE supports and celebrates cancer survivors like Susan Webster, who beat breast cancer and now runs a nonprofit fitness program for cancer survivors. Though many people view cancer through a lens of fear and sorrow, cCARE, the largest full-service private oncology practice in California, sees National Cancer Survivor … Read more

Notable Labs to Present at ASCO 2021 Highlighting Prediction Technology Platform

Notable Labs Inc., a leader in technology-powered life science with a proprietary platform for predicting patient outcomes and accelerating precision drug development, today announced top-line results from its clinical response prediction technology platform in a pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML) study to be presented at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting … Read more

High School Student Researcher Advances Cancer Research During Pandemic

Stephen Litt, a junior enrolled in the Kennesaw Mountain High School Academy of Mathematics, Science and Technology (Magnet program), virtually exhibited his updated, Phase VI research, at the Cobb-Paulding Science Fair and the Georgia State Science Fair where he earned First Honors recognition. The student’s research made national headlines four years ago when he proved … Read more

Personal Experience of Colorectal Cancer is an Irreverent, Cheeky Tail of Surviving, Thriving and Transforming Through Illness

Are You S***ting Me?! How to Survive, Thrive and Transform Through Colorectal Cancer, written by Oils & Spoils blogger Kim Mullins, is available for pre-order through 1 a.m., April 22. Are You S***ting Me?! is an irreverent, yet informational play-by-play of how to navigate, understand and plan for surviving, thriving and transforming through illness. “Personal experiences of … Read more

Mitolytix: Mitochondrial Targeting to Treat Cancer Shows Promise in Early Studies

Demonstrating efficacy across multiple types of cancers, data showed that a unique biomolecule targeting malignant cells from the metabolic perspective — as complex I dysfunctions in energy metabolism (NADH-ubiquinone oxidoreductase complex I dysfunction) — has tremendous potential for increasing overall survival rates in patients with cancers that express with free radical dysfunction, a predisposing hallmark … Read more

Convergence of Targeted Drugs With Genomics-Based Diagnostics to Create New Paradigm for Cancer Treatment

Big Data is our greatest potential weapon in the fight against cancer. Despite countless advancements, cancer remains the second-leading cause of death worldwide, and the burden on patients, families and society is profound. Advanced diagnostics for cancer represent a major market opportunity for life sciences companies, according to the BCC Research report, Next-Generation Cancer Diagnostics: Technologies and … Read more

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Awards More Than $18.5 Million to Recipients of Crazy 8 Initiative to Advance Pediatric Cancer Research

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit foundation devoted to finding cures for children with cancer, announces grant award recipients of their Crazy 8 Initiative. The recipients will receive grants totaling more than $18.5 million, which is the single, largest funding commitment from ALSF to date. The Initiative kicked off in the Fall of 2018 with … Read more