Monthly Archives: April 2017

Friday 7 April: World Health Day 2017, focus on depression

Each year on the same date, so as to mark the date of its creation, the World Health Organisation alerts politicians and the media to a public health problem. This year it is depression which is in the spotlight. This affects individuals of any age from any country in the world. If depression can be treated, there is still the risk of relapse many years after remission.

Monday 3rd April 2017

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. L’AFP et Aujourd’hui en France rendent compte de l’étude Moscato, un essai clinique français sur les thérapies ciblées innovantes contre le cancer. Cette dernière, dirigée par l’Institut Gustave Roussy (Villejuif), a concerné les cancers les plus fréquents (poumon, sein, colon, prostate…) et plus d’une vingtaine moins fréquents. […]

High-throughput genomic analyses enhance cancer prognosis !

Cellules cancer. Source : fotolia

In a study published on 1 April 2017 in the prestigious journal Cancer Discovery, research teams at Gustave Roussy, Inserm and Paris-Sud University demonstrate that analysing the molecular portrait of a malignant tumour makes it possible to identify the appropriate therapy and improve the prognosis of patients with cancer. MOSCATO, the biggest precision medicine study conducted to date, proves it for the first time.

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