Synovial Sarcoma man left with half a face after cancer
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Tim McGrath, 38, from Michigan, was diagnosed with Synovial Sarcoma - an extremely rare form of soft tissue cancer - leaving him with a grape fruit-sized tumour. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mesothelioma Clinical Trial for Tazemetostat Launches in US
City of Hope cancer center thoracic oncologist Dr. Marianna Koczywas explains the workings of tazemetostat — the latest drug tested in a mesothelioma clinical trial — with the lock and key metaphor. “You have a specific [cancer] key, and a specific keyhole it goes through. If you can lock that keyhole, you can lock it out,” Koczywas told “These malignant cells rely on a pathway for growth and division so you try and block that specific pathway.” Koczywas is principal investigator for the mesothelioma clinical trial at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Los Angeles, one of eight locations ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - August 31, 2016 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Walter Pacheco Tags: cancer treatment city of hope cancer center clinical trials at memorial sloan kettering clinical trials in california malignant pleural mesothelioma treatment marianna koczywas mesothelioma clinical trial tazemetostat Source Type: news

Adaptimmune's enhanced T-cell therapy gets FDA breakthrough status for synovial sarcoma
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough therapy designation for British biopharmaceutical firm Adaptimmune Therapeutics' affinity enhanced T-cell therapy targeting NY-ESO in synovial sarcoma. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - February 10, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Man who married his childhood sweetheart after being diagnosed with terminal cancer sparks touching social media campaign urging people to make the most out of life
Shalin Shah, 22, from San Diego, California, was diagnosed with stage IV synovial sarcoma in August and given just months to live. He married his long-time girlfriend Frances Chen on April 24. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epizyme reports positive pre-clinical results from EPZ Phase I/II trial in synovial sarcoma
US-based biopharmaceutical firm Epizyme has reported positive pre-clinical data from its Phase I/II trial of EPZ-6438 (E7438), its oral, small molecule inhibitor of EZH2, in models of synovial sarcoma, a soft tissue sarcoma that typically affects you… (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - October 19, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Synovial SarcomaSynovial Sarcoma
This brief case study reviews the diagnosis and management of synovial sarcoma, one of the most common soft-tissue tumors in young adults. Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news