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Chimiothérapie Métronomique et " les 10 ans du Cancéropole PACA"

Dans le cadre des 10 ans du Cancéropole PACA, MGHI participe avec la Classe de 2nd C et Mme Raccaglia du lycée Thiers à Marseille au concours des Lycées organisé sous la presidence du Pr Dominique Figarella-Branger, Présidente du Comité Scientifique Cancéropôle PACA. La classe de 2ndC présentera lors de la Journée d’ouverture à l’Hôtel de Région le 13 Février (...)

Drug repositioning- Frontiers in Oncology-call for papers

Pan Pantziarka for the Anticancer Fund and Nicolas André from the Metronomic Global Health Initiative are organizing a Research Topic titled “Drug Repurposing” to be published in Frontiers in Medicine. Drug repurposing, also known as drug repositioning, is a strategy that seeks to reuse existing, licensed medications for new medical indications, often in (...)

FLUVABREX : Combination of 2 oral agents for refractory Low Grade Glioma

Summary Childhood low-grade glioma (LGG) is the most common paediatric central nervous system (CNS) neoplasm. Among LGG hypothalamo-chiasmatic gliomas (HCG) remain a genuine therapeutic challenge. One of the aims of the treatment is to control tumour growth while trying to delay or avoid the use of radiotherapy. Thus chemotherapy is accepted as a first (...)

Metro-Mali02

After completing Metro-Mali 01 we aimed at developing a protocol that would be more efficient without increasing cost nor toxicity. We designed Metro-Mali 02 as a combination of metromomic chemotherapy and drug repositioning. Thus we added valproic acid as an HDAC inhibitor, an established new anticancer strategy. Valproic acid has already been (...)

Metro-SFCE01

A Clinical Trial Using Metronomic Oral Low-dose Cyclophosphamide Alternating With Low-dose Oral Methotrexate With Continuous Celecoxib and Weekly Vinblastine in Children and Adolescents With Relapsed or Progressing solid Tumours. (SFCE METRO 01) Sponsor: Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille Purpose To establish the anti-tumour effect of this (...)

MGHI and the Cannes-Nice Marathon

Why MGHI would be running a marathon ? Well can you think of anything more metronomic than running regularly, step after step, seconds after seconds, minutes after minutes, hours after hours for 42.2 km (26.2 miles) ? So, to be fully metronomic and why not raise a little money, we have set a MGHI team to go running the [Nice-Cannes marathon] along the (...)

Société Marocaine d’Hématologie et Oncologie Pédiatrique-Metro01 phase 2 trial

A pediatric phase II trial- SMHOP-metro01- set in collaboration between the Société Marocaine d’Hématologie et Oncologie Pédiatrique and the Metronomic Global Health Initiative, for children with advanced or relapse disease has been launched in Morocco. The study will be piloted by Pr. Maria El Kababri with the support of Pr Laila Hessissen, and Pr (...)

the MGHI metronomics in LMIC survey

MGHI is launching an international survey to know more about the use of metronomic chemotherapy and drug repositioning to treat children with cancer in LMIC. The questioned have been developed by Dr Gabriel Revon-Rivière and Dr Nicolas André. We aim at sending the survey in central and South America, Africa (GFAOP), Iran, Uganda, Tanzania and India. This (...)

Update about the Moroccan Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Phase II metronomic trial.

Cure rates in pediatric cancer can reach 80% in high income countries (HIC). However, 80% children are living low income countries where cure rates often don’t exceed 35%. Children with metastatic, unresectable, or recurrent cancer continue to have poor prognosis and the treatment of these patients with second-line intensive or experimental treatments (...)

Update about the pediatric palliative and metronomic program in Dominican Republic

We are happy to share with you the data that Wendy Gómez García has gathered about her metronomic experience as a part of a Palliative Care Pilot Program and Metronomic Therapy being lead at the Dr. Robert Reid Cabral Children’s Hospital in Dominican Republic The metronomic protocol was a 3 drugs protocol with: Ibuprofen 20 mg/Kg/day for 42 days (...)

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