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Charles J. Sherr and Dennis J. Slamon awarded Landon-AACR Prizes for Cancer Research

Philadelphia, PA. -- Two scientists whose landmark discoveries in cancer research are leading to fundamentally new ways for molecularly targeting and attacking tumor growth are being honored this year with the prestigious Landon-AACR Prizes for Cancer Research.... ...The international prizes, offered by the Kirk A. and Dorothy P. Landon Foundation and the American Association for Cancer Research,...

UCSD-Salk Institute awards presented to Christopher Reeve, Dr. Donald Seldin, Genentech, Inc. and Dr. Dennis Slamon

.LA JOLLA, CALIF., March 21, 2000 - Actor Christopher Reeve has been named the first recipient of the UCSD-Salk Institute Service Award for his tireless efforts to raise awareness of the importance of basic research for human biology and disease. .Presented as part of "A Day of Molecular Medicine," co-sponsored by The Salk Institute and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), the award i...
(Date:10/30/2014)... cancer care respects the fact that a patient,s ... requires treatment. Over a third of cancer patients ... of their conditions. And, increasingly, care providers are ... patients navigate mental health challenges. A University of ... journal Psycho-Oncology asks an important question: ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... The development of minimally and even non-invasive technologies is ... for instance, to carry out a range of operative ... scalpel, leaving only tiny scars as a result. Similar ... active agents to patients – instead of using injections ... be possible to supply them via a plaster which ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... certain prostate cancer medications are linked with an increased ... congestive heart failure or prior heart attacks. Published in ... and patients weigh the benefits and risks of the ... levels of male hormones in the body to prevent ... treatment for prostate cancer. Despite its anticancer effects, ADT ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... and outer body and organ surfaces in the human ... in the inner ear," said Moritz Gegg. Cilia – ... are precisely positioned on many of these epithelial cells. ... coordinated so precisely that for example mucus can be ... from sensory inner ear hair cells," added Heiko Lickert. ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... NY (October 27, 2014)—Although oral hormonal therapy is ... women with hormone receptor–positive tumors, about one-half of ... A study by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) ... aromatase inhibitors (the most common type of hormone ... brand-name counterparts, increased treatment adherence by 50 percent. ...
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