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India becomes a member of IARC

At a press release Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, Information and Broadcasting Minister said that Dr. Manmohan Singh has approved for a six million dollar scheme to join the International Agency// for Research on Cancer (IARC). It helps to prevent and improve cancer treatments in the country. This mem...

AstraZeneca Submits New Drug Applications for ZACTIMA(TM) in Second-Line Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

...et al. GLOBOCAN 2002: Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No. 5. version 2.0. Lyon: iarc Press, 2004. (ii) Ginsberg RJ. et al. Cancer: Principles and Practic...

American Academy of Dermatology Commends Reclassification of Tanning Beds as Carcinogenic

...ed by this international agency, which is a division of the World Health Organization (WHO). "The American Academy of Dermatology applauds the iarc and the World Health Organization for confirming what the Academy has known for many years - that ultraviolet light is the primary cause of skin cance...

Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating

...that tanning with UVA light is safe." A representative of the tanning bed industry was less impressed by the ruling, however. "The fact that the iarc has put tanning bed use in the same category as sunlight is hardly newsworthy," said Dan Humiston, president of the Indoor Tanning Association (ITA). ...

Bayer and Onyx Initiate Phase 3 Trial of Nexavar in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

...n-Small_Cell_Detailed_Guide.asp . Accessed April 9, 2009. (2) Ferlay J, et al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://www-dep.iarc.fr . Accessed April 9, 2009. (3) National Cancer Institut...

Phase 3 Trial Initiated to Evaluate Combination Therapy of Nexavar(R) and Tarceva(R) in Patients with Liver Cancer

... http://www.asco.org/patient/Cancer+Types/Liver+Cancer . (3) Ferlay J, et al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://www-dep.iarc.fr . (4) Ries LAG, Melbert D, Krapcho M, Mariotto A, Miller ...

Nexavar Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Advanced Liver Cancer

...t al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http:...t al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http:...

Leading U.S. Cancer Organizations Unite Against the Growing Global Cancer Burden

...uses of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control. The Genetic Epidemiology Group within iarc conducts large scale case-control studies of specific cancers, and participates in international consortia, in order to ensure that studies have adequ...

Bayer and Onyx Launch Educational Program to Raise Awareness About Liver Cancer and Its Risk Factors

...t al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://...t al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://...

PA's Smoking Ban Should Filter Into Homes and Cars Too, According to Temple University Expert

...d. Smokers may continue to smoke outside," said Ibrahim. The full text of the article is available online at http://tinyurl.com/6fnyb9 . The full iarc report will be released at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health to be held in Mumbai, India in March 2009. ...
IARC in Medical Technology

Encouraging First Data on New Targeted Treatment for Patients With Melanoma - the Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer

... 1 study of PLX4032: Proof-of-concept for V600E BRAF mutation as a therapeutic target in human Cancer." [ii] Boyle P, et al. World Cancer report. iarc Press, Lyon, 2008 Further information: - Backgrounder Oncology: http://www.roche.com/media_backgrounder/media_oncology.htm ...

Video: Phase III Study Data With Vandetanib (Zactima(TM)) in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology

...et al. GLOBOCAN 2002: Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No. 5. version 2.0. Lyon: iarc Press, 2004. (5) Ginsberg RJ. et al. Cancer: Principles and Practices...

New Data Show That Herceptin, Xeloda and Avastin Help Patients With Early and Advanced Breast Cancer Live Longer or Remain Disease Free for Longer

...w.who.int/cancer/detection/breastcancer/en/ (ii) Ferlay J, et al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. 2004. (iii) Harries M, Smith I. The development and clinical use of trastuzumab ...

Bayer and Onyx Begin Enrollment in STORM Trial Studying Nexavar as Adjuvant Therapy for Patients With Liver Cancer

...demark of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (1) Ferlay J, et al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://www-dep.iarc.fr . Accessed May 2008. (2) 2005 Cancer Register Syst...

The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Nexavar(R) Study Demonstrating Significant Improvement in Overall Survival in Patients With Liver Cancer

...ademark of Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (1) Ferlay J, et al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Morality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://www-dep.iarc.fr . Accessed May 2008. (2) 2005 Cancer Register Syst...

Patients with Pancreatic Cancer Can Benefit From Avastin(R) Plus Tarceva(R)

...ales de Medicina Interna, 2005; 22: 390-4. (3). Stewart. et al. World Health Organisation and the International Agency for Research on Cancer, iarc Press/Lyon, 248-9. (4). Moore et al. J Clin Oncol, 2007; 25: 1960-6. ...

Nexavar Significantly Improves Overall Survival by 47 Percent in Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Study

...rademark of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (1) Ferlay J, et al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://www-dep.iarc.fr . Accessed May 2008. (2) 2005 Cancer Register System ...

Nexavar First FDA-Approved Drug Therapy for Liver Cancer

...ce: International Agency for Research on Cancer. (6) Ferlay J, et al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://www-dep.iarc.fr . Accessed April 10, 2007. (7) Ries LAG, Melbert...

Newly Published Phase II Study Shows the Investigational Drug Vandetanib Prolongs Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

...treated NSCLC: Follow-up results. 2006. 3 Ferlay J, Bray F, Pisani P, et al. GLOBOCAN 2002: Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide iarc CancerBase No. 5. version 2.0, IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. 4 Bepler G. Lung cancer epidemiology and genetics. Journal of Thoracic Imaging 1999;14...

Nexavar Significantly Improved Overall Survival in Phase 3 Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Trial

... http://www-dep.iarc.fr . Accessed April 23, 2007. 4. Ferlay J, et al., GLOBOCAN 2002. Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide. iarc CancerBase No.5, Version 2.0. IARCPress, Lyon, 2004. Available at: http://www-dep.iarc.fr . Accessed April 10, 2007. 5. American Cancer Soci...
IARC in Medical Definition

Hematopathology

...n, JW, eds. Pathology and Genetics: Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues, World Health Organization Classification of Tumors Series . Lyon: iarc Press, 2001. External links Society for Hematopathology v • d • e Pathology Principles o...
IARC in Biological News

In lung cancer, silencing one crucial gene disrupts normal functioning of genome

...crease in methylation in general) across many genes. But this process has not been well characterized, Herceg said. In this study, researchers from iarc working with investigators from Russia, Canada, and the United States, quantified methylation patterns in a panel of five cancer-associated genes (CDH...

UAF researchers to present at AGU press briefing

...errestrial and oceanic sources since the early 1990s. He joined the International Arctic Research Center in 2001. Since 2004, he has collaborated with iarc scientist Natalia Shakhova to develop the methane study at IARC. International Siberian Shelf Study collaborators University of Alaska Fairbanks: I...
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