Monthly Archives: December 2011

Clarins and Shoppers Drug Mart support Motherisk in Kiss for Life campaign

Consumers can help to support Motherisk, a program of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), during the Kiss for Life campaign with the purchase of the specially-marked Clarins Lip Perfector, exclusively available at 600 Shoppers Drug Mart locations across Ontario. … Continue reading

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Survey finds public lack knowledge of radiotherapy

Fewer than one in ten people think radiotherapy is a modern cancer treatment according to the results of a survey published Friday. "Like most people I didn’t really know a lot about radiotherapy before beginning my treatment. But my cancer … Continue reading

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AfrOx and ESMO join to raise international awareness of growing problem of cancer in Africa

To coincide with World Cancer Day 2011, on 4 February, the Africa Oxford Cancer Foundation (AfrOx) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) are working together to raise international awareness of the growing problem of cancer in Africa. "Like … Continue reading

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Tarceva Phase III EURTAC study in NSCLC patients with EGFR activating mutations meets primary endpoint

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group and OSI Pharmaceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Astellas U.S. Holding Inc., a holding company owned by Astellas Pharma Inc., today announced that an independent data monitoring committee has recommended that the Phase … Continue reading

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Preclinical data on Inovio??™s intradermal electroporation delivery devices presented at Phacilitate Vaccine Forum

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leader in the development of novel therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today the presentation of recent preclinical data using its next generation of minimally invasive intradermal (skin) electroporation delivery devices at … Continue reading

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Inovio to use proceeds from $24.3M offering for development of DNA vaccine against cervical dysplasias

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today the closing of the sale to a single institutional investor of 21,130,400 shares of its common stock and warrants to … Continue reading

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Study identifies gaps in primary health care for seniors with multiple chronic conditions

The number of health care services seniors use is determined more by the number of chronic conditions they have than by their age, according to a new study from the Canadian Institute for Health Information. The study found that Canadian … Continue reading

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