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Greenwich Hospital outlines $70 million expansion project

“We have had patients having to travel 40-50 miles for cancer care, particularly with post-surgical procedures when they’re not feeling well," hospital president Norman Roth said. “There’s no reason to have to continue to do that.”

Sema4 debuts genomic testing services and digital tools for oncologists

Sema4 is previewing the new offerings at the American Society for Clinical Oncology 2019 Annual Meeting.

The growing need for navigation in cancer

When my father was diagnosed with cancer he couldn’t remember the name of the doctor who gave him the diagnosis. All he could recall was that he had an inoperable plum-shaped tumor wrapped around his aorta. Fearing the worst, it is nearly impossible to retain the details a doctor or caregiver shares.

Westchester Biotech Project to host summit on March 27

The event will include an update on the Westchester County Biotech Blueprint, symposium with scientific presentations, a career workshop and an investors “fireside chat.”

Danbury doctor, team developing early detection diagnostic tool for gynecological cancers

The liquid biopsy for ovarian and endometrial cancers has the potential of having the same effect that the pap test has had in lowering the incidences of cervical cancer, says Dr. John Martignetti.

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation launches MyDRUG platform trial

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cell and it is the second most common blood cancer.

LivFree seeks to bring normalcy to families of pediatric cancer patients

“We don’t want to do a big production – we just want to do normal stuff that you would do as a family,” said LivFree founder Daniel Viera.

FDA to review Regeneron’s cemiplimab for treatment of squamous cell carcinoma

These cancers commonly appear on sun-exposed areas of the body such as the face, ears, neck, lips and backs of the hands.

Loxo Oncology teams with Illumina on tumor profiling project

Stamford-based Loxo Oncology has entered into a global strategic partnership with San Diego-based Illumina Inc. to commercially develop a multi-gene panel for broad tumor profiling.

Stamford’s Loxo Oncology in multimillion-dollar cancer drug partnership with Bayer

Loxo Oncology will receive an upfront payment of $400 million and will be eligible for $450 million in milestone payments upon regulatory approvals.

FDA approves ACGT-funded cancer treatment

“This approval by the FDA of Kymriah CAR-T therapy is a major milestone in the successful treatment of cancer,” noted John Walter, CEO and president of ACGT.

Ann’s Place names new chief

Shannon Cobb takes the reins at the Danbury-based cancer support services nonprofit.

St. Vincent’s partners with Texas medical center

Bridgeport Hospital and U.T.'s MD Anderson unite to fight cancer.

Cancer drug tester wins federal grant

BioTheryX will test in mice a potential treatment for cancer.

Pepsi works to eliminate caramel chemical

A thousand cans a day per person could spell trouble.