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'PET/CT in Cancer Patient Management' examined in Journal of Nuclear Medicine Supplement

...k-Adapted Therapy of Lymphoma," Yvette L. Kasamon, oncology and medicine departments; Richard J. Jones, oncology department; and Richard L. Wahl, oncology department and Division of Nuclear Medicine at the Russell...

Study identifies common flaws in oncology microarray studies

...stantial percentage of microarray-based studies in oncology contain critical flaws in analysis or in their conclusions, reports a study in the January 17 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . The study's authors provide a checklist and a set of guidelines for performing and reporting such s...

Other highlights in the Jan. 17 JNCI

...bt011107.php Study identifies common flaws in oncology microarray studies, http://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2007-01/jotn-ic011107.php...

Brown cancer biologists identify major player in cell growth

...and Biochemistry at Brown and director of clinical oncology research for Lifespan, Rhode Island's largest health care system. "This discovery not only adds to our basic understanding of cell division, it could lead to better cancer drugs. And they're needed. Cancer touches everyone." During the cell cycle, ...

Unique tomatoes tops in disease-fighting antioxidants

... Clinton, an associate professor of hematology and oncology and human nutrition; Nuray Unlu, a former postdoctoral researcher in food science; and Torsten Bohn, a former postdoctoral fellow in food science at Ohio State. ...

Chest Tumors -- Prevention, treatment and future perspectives

...senting cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art oncology for the treatment and cure of lung cancer and other rare chest tumors. A special presentation will be given by Dr. Catherine Le Gals-Camus, Assistant WHO Director General Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, about the WHO Tobacco Free Initiati...

Gene mutations linked to hereditary lung disease

..." says Mary Armanios, M.D., assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. In the current study, mutation carriers had telomeres about one-third the length of those in family members with no gene mistakes. Short telomeres also were found in seven younger relatives who had gene ...

Advances in personalized medicine on agenda for 54th Society of Nucelar Medicine Annual Meeting

...sessment of nuclear cardiology, a PET/CT update in oncology and cardiology, and current issues and advances in nuclear medicine. To register for the meeting, visit the SNM Web site at http://www.snm.org/am . Press registration is complimentary to credentialed media. For press registration only, contact Mar...

UT Metroplex institutions to collaborate on biomedical research

...at UTA, and Dr. David Chen, professor of radiation oncology at UT Southwestern. This study will examine the proteins and enzymes involved in DNA repair, leading to a better understanding of cancer onset and progression. "Toward a model of the average heart with the normal and abnormal variations" Dr. Hen...

Jefferson scientists identify protein key to breast cancer spread, potential new drug target

...rthur Pardee, Ph.D., professor emeritus of medical oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, its role in metastasis is less emphasized. Blocking this with anti-Akt drugs might provide a novel treatment, especially against early cancers, he says. While the monoclonal antibody drug Herceptin ha...

Investigational cancer drug targets critical proteins

...Dr. Yonghua Yang, postdoctoral fellow in molecular oncology in the laboratory of Dr. Kapil Bhalla, director of the Medical College of Georgia Cancer Center. "17-AAG blocks the activity of hsp90, which normally binds with ATP, an energy source for cells," says Dr. Yang, who received a training award to prese...

AACR, FDA and NCI announce cancer biomarkers collaborative at the AACR 2007 annual meeting

...n clinical trials and ultimately in evidence-based oncology and cancer medicine. The Collaborative brings together leaders from academia, government, industry, and patient advocacy groups to develop a set of guidelines for effectively integrating predictive biomarkers into clinical trials. "Major advan...

Genes and biomarkers that allow doctors to choose the right therapy for the right patient

...ill provide important insights into how to predict oncology drug response and much needed genomic intelligence to support commercial drug development....

SNM 'capitalizes' opportunity to meet with policymakers, regulators at annual meeting in D.C.

...cular nuclear medicine, brain imaging, pediatrics, oncology and therapy, thyroid cancer and radiation safety. To register for the meeting, visit the SNM Web site at http://www.snm.org/am . Press registration is complimentary to credentialed media. For press registration only, contact Maryann Verrillo, at ...

Combining NSAIDs with chemotherapy, radiation may improve cancer treatment

...nn, Ph.D., UI professor, both faculty in radiation oncology and in the Free Radical and Radiation Biology Graduate Program, also were part of the UI team. Trask, Goswami and Domann all are members of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI. Goswami and Domann added that when radiation is used to tr...

Common cancer gene sends death order to tiny killer

...aitra, M.B.B.S., associate professor of pathology, oncology and genetic medicine. Mendell and his team are looking for missing miR-34a in other cancers. If it's a widespread phenomenon, the work could lead to treatments that aim to restore the missing microRNA to cancer cells. ...

Michael R. Zalutsky receives SNM's 2007 Paul C. Aebersold Award

...cancer immunobiology, neuro-oncology and radiation oncology programs in the Duke University Comprehensive Cancer Center. "The strength of nuclear medicine is that with the right combination of therapeutic radionuclide and targeting molecule, it is possible to fight cancer in a very specific way that ultimatel...

Interim analysis of anti-cancer vaccine, BiovaxID, to be conducted

...se 3 clinical trial is being conducted at fourteen oncology centers within the United States and nineteen centers in Russia. The Chairman of the DMC, Dr. Gerry Messerschmidt, MD, FACP, stated, There are no identifiable safety concerns in the current BiovaxID Phase 3 pivotal Clinical Trial at this time in our ...

Brazil's first oncology biotech launches

(New York, June 14)--Recepta, Brazil's first oncology biotechnology company was launched today by PR&D, ...ed ovarian cancer. This will be the first phase II oncology clinical trial sponsored by a Brazilian company. Recepta will conduct preclinical work with investig...

Biovest announces interim blinded data of fast-tracked pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial of BiovaxID

...clinical trial is being conducted at fourteen U.S. oncology centers and 8 centers in Russia. Applications for accelerated conditional approval of BiovaxID are planned to be submitted to both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMEA) by mid-2008. The DMC has agreed to serve ...

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