September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 1.24 million blood cancer cases occur annually worldwide, accounting for almost 6% of all cancer cases. In the US, blood cancers are the third leading cause of cancer deaths yet the impact of these cancers is under recognized. Despite recent progress in blood cancer research, more than 1/3 of blood cancer patients still do not survive five years after diagnosis[i]. This September, Cromos Pharma is pleased to raise awareness of blood cancers and reaffirm its commitment to supporting clinical research to make treatment breakthroughs.
Most blood cancers, also called hematologic cancers, start in the bone marrow, which is where blood is produced. Common types include Leukaemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), and Aplastic anaemia[ii].
Signs and symptoms
As with all cancers, early diagnosis and early treatment can dramatically increase survival rates. Although early signs of blood cancers vary from person to person there are some common warning flags including:
Contact your doctor if you have any concerns about cancer including blood cancers.
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Cromos Pharma is delighted to be taking part in the upcoming DIA Europe conference (15 – 19 March 2021) and BIO-Europe Spring (22-25 March 2021).
February 11th is International Women and Girls in Science Day. A joint UNESCO and UN-Women initiative, it aims to promote the role of #WomenInScience and to challenge some of the barriers to girls pursuing a career in science.
Are you a sponsor seeking to conduct clinical trials in the European Union but do not have a registered office in the European Economic Area? If so, in order to comply with the European Union Clinical Trial Directive, you are required to work with a Legal Representative registered in an EEA country.
Each 4th February, #WorldCancerDay aims to raise awareness of the global personal, social and economic burden of cancer. World Cancer Day was established in Paris at the first World Cancer Summit in 2000.
As 2021 begins, many countries are grappling with a renewed surge of COVID-19 infections necessitating further public health restrictions putting more pressure on health systems, societies and global economies. The task of rolling out approved vaccines is increasingly urgent. Almost 16 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to date in 37 countries worldwide according to data compiled by Bloomberg ( updated 7 Jan 2021).
Tuesday 1 December marked World AIDS Day 2020. Although throughout this year our focus has been on the coronavirus pandemic, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to reflect on another pandemic where a virus passed from animals to humans with devastating consequences. To date 77 million people worldwide have been infected with HIV. In spite of innovative new treatments 35 million people have died from the virus.
If you missed the live webinar “Where in the world should I locate my pivotal clinical trial?” you can now watch the recording by clicking here. The webinar hosted by the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) and Workforce Genetics features Cromos Pharma's CEO Vlad Bogin, M.D, FACP.