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Teenagers ignore warnings on skin cancer
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May 3 2004 For most teens, getting a tan during spring break or in preparation for the prom is as common as these rites of passage themselves.
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Misconceptions lead to late diagnosis of melanoma in African Americans
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May 3 2004 With the incidence of skin cancer on the rise, it has never been more important for the public to practice the prevention and detection steps
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Australian company receives FDA orphan drug designation for product to treat malignant melanomas
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May 3 2004 Progen Industries Limited, an Australian anti-cancer drug development company, announced today that it has received orphan drug designation from the U.
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World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer
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May 5 2004 The concept seems straightforward. If, at its heart, cancer is a disease of genes, then giving patients new genes should disarm cancer.
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Restrictions by health insurers and government to control expenses may hurt the malignant melanoma drug market
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May 12 2004 Decision Resources, Inc., a research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and health care issues, finds that restrictions by health
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Phase 3 trial of Ceplene in acute myeloid leukemia meets primary trial endpoint
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May 12 2004 Maxim Pharmaceuticals has announced the results of an international Phase 3 clinical trial testing the combination of Ceplene (TM) plus interleukin-2
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Innovative new cancer drug enters the first phase of clinical trials
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May 24 2004 An innovative drug with a new mechanism of action that may be effective against a range of cancers will enter the first phase of clinical trials
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Avastin study shows significant improvement in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
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Jun 2 2004 Genentech, Inc. and Roche have announced that the New England Journal of Medicine published the first Phase III study of an anti-angiogenesis
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Cancer rates falling in the US
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Jun 3 2004 The nation’s leading cancer organizations report that Americans’ risk of getting and dying from cancer continues to decline and
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Drug Tarceva improves survival chance for patients with advanced lung cancer
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Jun 5 2004 Roche OSI Pharmaceuticals and Genentech today announced that their investigational drug Tarceva(TM) (erlotinib) achieved a significant 42.