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Human Error: Teenager’s Renewed Zest for Life Nose-Dive

The recent update of human error can make even a stone cry. Lis Noris, a bubbly 15 year old teenager from Ayrshire, was given radiation therapy, for brain tumor at Beatson Oncology Centre, Glasgow. //After a brief reprieve, she was awakened to a rude shock of being the unfortunate recipient of an o...

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

...ocally advanced or metastatic NSCLC, treated with one prior anti-cancer therapy. It enrolled 534 patients at 160 centres across 23 countries. zest ( Z ACTIMA E fficacy S tudy versus T arceva) is a Phase III randomised, double-blind, multi-centre study to assess the efficacy of vandetan...

Success of Colorful School Supply Collection Inspired by Leukemia Patient Kicks off Second Year

...enter at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org . About Jacqueline Savage McFee Jackie McFee's spirit and zest for life makes her artwork as contagious as her personality! Her luscious color palettes and chic designs are favorites among millions of girls, teen...

How to Get Off Psychiatric Drugs Safely

...e can use the information in this book, in conjunction with their physician, to come off psychiatric drugs virtually pain-free while often regaining a zest for life and without returning to the condition the drugs were intended to handle. Doctors, who have previously too often been forced to watch patien...

Note to people with scarred and stiffened lungs: Monitor your sleep before severe fatigue sets in

...sleep, then she might have had more time to lead her life as fully as she had been prior to getting sick," says Danoff. Despite Spaeth's death, her zest for life carries on. Her mother, Froma Sandler, maintains the business. And through the encouragement of family and friends, more than a thousand pe...

NWO/Spinoza Prize for literature, microbiology, physics and medicine

... Besides his many additional responsibilities on boards and advisory bodies, he always remains closely involved in the actual research activities. His zest for work, productivity and commitment are extremely impressive and the Spinoza Committee expects that he will be responsible for many new breakthrough...

Enrollment completed in 2 pivotal phase III studies of the investigational cancer drug vandetanib

...s pemetrexed as second-line treatment in 510 patients with locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC who have failed first-line anti-cancer therapy. The zest study, which is investigating vandetanib versus erlotinib, was the first Phase III study of vandetanib to complete enrollment in November 2007. NSC...

Designer's Young Cousin Inspiration Behind Colorful School and Office Supplies That Raise Awareness for Leukemia

...are available at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. http://www.lls.org About Jacqueline Savage McFee McFee's spirit and zest for life makes her artwork as contagious as her personality! Her luscious color palettes and chic designs are favorites among millions of girls, teens...

Hepatitis Day of Reckoning for a Happening Virus

... Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver. - William James. The liver has a crucial role to play (in) infusing our zest for life. A spirit that we take for granted, could completely crash when the liver is afflicted. The most notorious of liver afflictions is Hepatitis,...

Fresh Polio Case Reported in Jammu

...as some lapse in the immunisation drive in 2005, which resulted in the resurgence of the disease last year. However, they argue that the renewed zest shown in the immunisation drive would yield results soon. "We hope see a reduction in the number of fresh cases within the next couple of months." ...
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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

...P =0.583; dyspnea, HR 1.08, P =0.333; cough, HR 0.94, P =0.403). The zest study was a randomized, double-blind, Phase III study evaluating the effica...or anti-cancer therapy. The most common adverse events observed in the zest study were rash, diarrhea and hypertension. Incidence of protocol-defined Q...

AstraZeneca Completes Enrollment in First Phase III Study of the Investigational Drug Vandetanib (ZACTIMA)(R) in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

...ral anti-cancer drug vandetanib. Data from the study is expected in 2008. zest is a randomized, double-blind, multi-center Phase III study to assess the e...ancer," said Dr. Peter Langmuir, Medical Science Director at AstraZeneca. zest is part of a Phase III clinical trial program to gain a broad understanding...

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

...: -- ZEAL (ZACTIMA Efficacy (or Evaluation) with Alimta in Lung cancer) -- ZEN (ZACTIMA efficacy in EGFR Failures in Non-small cell lung cancer) -- zest (ZACTIMA Efficacy when Studied versus Tarceva) The primary endpoints for these studies are PFS and OS. ZACTIMA(TM) is a trademark of the AstraZene...
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American Society for Microbiology honors Arthur P. Guruswamy

...entification of important fungal pathogens, which were relatively unknown in pediatric patients, and emerging species of Candida. He is known for his zest to improve the lab and his quest to always learn more to enhance patient care. His work at the bench is exemplary, and his enthusiasm is noted by all ...
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AstraZeneca Completes Enrollment in Two Pivotal Phase III Studies of the Investigational Drug Vandetanib (ZACTIMA(R)) in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

...d or metastatic NSCLC who have failed first-line anti-cancer therapy. The zest study, which is investigating vandetanib versus erlotinib, was the first Ph...tanib may benefit people with lung cancer. The other studies are: -- zest (vandetanib versus erlotinib) enrollment is complete; and -- ZEPHYR (vande...
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