HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Other highlights in the August 4 JNCI

ut its association with response to taxane-based chemotherapy is not clear. Dennis J. Slamon, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues analyzed retrospective data from a randomized clinical trial that had treated patients with metastatic breast cancer with either taxane-based epirubicinpaclitaxel (ET) chemotherapy or epirubicincyclophosphamide (EC) chemotherapy.

They found that HER-2/neu overexpression does not adversely influence response to first-line ET or EC chemotherapy and that a taxane-containing regimen, such as ET, may provide a preferential benefit to patients with tumors that overexpress HER-2/neu.

Contact: Kim Irwin, Women's Cancer Program Area, Jonsson Cancer Center, 310-206-2805, kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu

Researchers Examine Targeted Therapy for Neuroblastoma in Mouse Model

Survival is poor in patients with advanced-stage neuroblastoma, a cancer of nerve cells in infants and children, and there is a need to develop better treatments. Mirco Ponzoni, Ph.D., of G. Gaslini Children's Hospital in Genoa, Italy, and colleagues show that by encapsulating an antisense oligonucleotide targeting an oncogene and activating the innate immune system in a liposome that specifically targets neuroblastoma cells, neuroblastoma-bearing mice lived longer than mice given any other treatment in the study.

Contact: Mirco Ponzoni, G. Gaslini Children's Hospital, 39-010-563-6342, mircoponzoni@ospedale-gaslini.ge.it

Also in the August 4 JNCI:

  • No Survival Benefit for Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer after 10 Years:
    http://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2004-08/jotn-acf072904.php
  • Activated Signaling Pathway May Predict Lung Cancer Patients' Response to Gefitinib:


  • Contact: Sarah L. Zielinski
    jncimedia@oupjournals.org
    301-841-1287
    Journal of the National Cancer Institute
    3-Aug-2004


    Page: 1 2 3

    Related biology news :

    1. Other highlights in the September 1 JNCI
    2. Other highlights in the August 18 JNCI
    3. Other highlights in the July 7 JNCI
    4. Other highlights in the June 16 JNCI
    5. Other Highlights in the June 2 JNCI
    6. Other highlights in the May 19 JNCI
    7. Other highlights in the May 5 JNCI
    8. Other highlights of the March 17 issue of JNCI
    9. Other highlights in the March 3 issue of JNCI
    10. Other highlights in the February 18 issue of JNCI
    11. Other highlights in the February 4 issue of JNCI

    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    TAG: Other highlights the August JNCI

    (Date:8/27/2014)... to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we ... is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear ... movements. , This interplay between movement and hearing also ... evidence has long suggested that the brain,s motor cortex, ... gives rise to our conscious perception of sound. , ...
    (Date:8/27/2014)... giant, frightening beasts. But every creature is a baby ... containing fossils of 24 very young dinosaurs and one ... overseen by a caretaker, according to a new study ... Hedrick and Peter Dodson led the work, collaborating with ... the specimen is held. Hedrick is a doctoral student ...
    (Date:8/27/2014)... into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in ... plays a central role in depression. In the journal ... lacking the ability to make serotonin in their brains ... did not show depression-like symptoms. , Donald Kuhn ... Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine note ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Stop and listen: Study shows how movement affects hearing 2Stop and listen: Study shows how movement affects hearing 3Penn paleontologists describe a possible dinosaur nest and young 'babysitter' 2Penn paleontologists describe a possible dinosaur nest and young 'babysitter' 3New study throws into question long-held belief about depression 2
    (Date:8/27/2014)... Aug. 27, 2014   MSC , a healthcare ... today announced the appointment of Mary Beth Loesch ... 28 years of experience preparing companies for rapid growth ... Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Healthcare. In ... business , as well as corporate strategy and marketing. ...
    (Date:8/27/2014)... NEW YORK , Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... report is available in its catalogue: ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02316662/Global-Chelating-Agents-Market-2014-2018.html About Chelating Agent ... can form covalent bonds with metal ions, thereby ... effect that some metal-ions have on chemical processes, ...
    (Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014  A novel biomarker for rheumatoid ... better identify early-stage disease, when treatment can often ... a new study in The Journal of Rheumatology. ... DGX ) and other institutions found that ... conventional antibody-serum testing, including rheumatoid factor (RF) and ...
    (Date:8/27/2014)... 2014 Reportbuyer.com has added a new ... - A Rational View https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1595336/The-Graphene-Opportunity---A-Rational-View.html ... A similar amount of hype currently surrounds ... microelectronics to water treatment, but is graphene the ... the Graphene Opportunity Report, authored by Tim ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:MSC names Mary Beth Loesch President and CEO 2Global Chelating Agents Market 2014-2018 2Global Chelating Agents Market 2014-2018 3Global Chelating Agents Market 2014-2018 4Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than Conventional Methods Alone, According to Journal of Rheumatology Study 2Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than Conventional Methods Alone, According to Journal of Rheumatology Study 3Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than Conventional Methods Alone, According to Journal of Rheumatology Study 4The Graphene Opportunity - A Rational View 2The Graphene Opportunity - A Rational View 3The Graphene Opportunity - A Rational View 4
    Cached News: