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Mustang Bio Announces $9.28 Million Grant to Fund Phase 1 Trial of CAR T Therapy MB-103 in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer with Brain Metastases

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

From: finance.yahoo.com Mustang Bio, Inc. (“Mustang”) (MBIO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on translating today’s medical breakthroughs in cell and gene therapies into potential cures for hematologic cancers, solid tumors and rare genetic diseases, today announced that City of Hope has received a $9.28 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to fund an ongoing Phase 1 …

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City of Hope opens CAR T trial for HER2 breast cancer patients with brain metastases

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

Source: City of Hope From: eurekalert.org City of Hope opens first-of-its-kind CAR T clinical trial for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to the brain The immunotherapy trial is the first to deliver CAR T cells directly to the brain of HER2-positive breast cancer patients with brain metastases DUARTE, Calif. — Women with HER2-positive breast cancer that has …

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BDI Furniture Launches “Pink Bink” Mobile Media Table

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Proceeds from sales to benefit treatment and research at City of Hope BDI, a premiere furniture designer and manufacturer, is on the brink of pink as the latest edition of its popular Bink Mobile Media Table will be available this month. Currently offered in seven colors, Bink is now shipping to retailers nationwide in a fresh pink hue, with proceeds …

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Breast Cancer Vaccine Saves Life of Woman with Advanced Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Vera Gruessner From: breasthealthandhealing.org A remarkable new treatment for breast cancer has helped save the life of the 69-year-old patient Susan Young, according to City of Hope. The treatment involves a p53 breast cancer vaccine and a medication that stops a cancer-causing protein in its tracks. Young suffered from a late-stage triple-negative breast cancer with metastasized tumors in the …

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Cancer Treatment: Doctors Stop Deadly Tumors By Dripping Cells Into Man’s Brain

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Elana Glowatz From: medicaldaily.com A man with a deadly brain cancer went into remission after doctors dripped a treatment directly into his head, the Associated Press has reported. The patient, 50-year-old Seattle resident Richard Grady, had a type of brain cancer that kept coming back after surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, according to the AP, so doctors at California cancer …

Breast cancer patient finds new hope with potentially revolutionary treatment

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: City of Hope From: news-medical.net City of Hope patient Susan Young has had a remarkable response to a potentially revolutionary new treatment, a combination of the p53 cancer vaccine and a drug that blocks a specific cancer-aiding protein. The 69-year-old came to City of Hope in August 2016 from UC Davis with advanced triple-negative breast cancer that had metastasized …

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Palliative care should be standard in cancer treatment: guideline

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Reuters From: foxnews.com For patients with advanced cancer, palliative care should start early and be an integral part of treatment, not just something added on near the end of life, according to a new practice guideline from the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Expanding on a 2012 opinion, the guideline authors say that caregivers of advanced-cancer patients and …

Cancer: He Runs for our Heroes Next Sunday

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Early next Sunday morning, my husband Kirk runs his first 10K to help support STOP CANCER at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, CA.  This year’s honorary co-chairs are Elizabeth Chambers and Armie Hammer.  For those who are in the area, you may want to stop by the location to support Kirk and all of the other participants who have worked …