George Mason was a delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention and was instrumental in drafting the Bill of Rights, what we now know as the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. His opinion was that:
The 2014 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) will take place in Madrid from September 26 to 30th, and it’s exciting to see details of the meeting start to emerge.
One of the most interesting sessions I attended at this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago was the Clinical Science Symposium (CSS) on the next generation of EGFR inhibitors.
Yesterday saw the news that Tokai Pharmaceuticals ($TKAI) have filed plans for a $75M IPO, largely based on the potential of their phase 2 prostate cancer compound, galeterone.
Cellectis is a Paris based biotechnology company, (NYSE alternext: ALCLS.PA) with an aspiring “blue ocean” strategy that, if successful, could revolutionize cancer immunotherapy.
At ASCO 2014, one of the posters that attracted a lot of attention was the one from Kite Pharma ($KITE) on their rapid cell expansion (RACE) technology for the production of engineered autologous T cell therapy.
The melanoma oral abstracts session at ASCO 2014 was packed as a full house in the Arie Crown lecture theatre listened to the latest on new immuno-oncology therapies that are leading a revolution in melanoma treatment.
In her ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancer symposium (ASCO GI) keynote presentation earlier this year, Elizabeth M. Jaffee MD described the future of immunotherapy as being in combinations.
A predictive biomarker for prostate cancer drug resistance may lead to new drug development opportunities.
Post ASCO 2014, many journalists and commentators have hotly declared the third-generation EGFR inhibitor CO-1686 from Clovis Oncology to be a “loser.”