Tag: "cooperative" at medical news

Study demonstrates longest reported survival rate for locally advanced lung cancer patients

...Group is one of the largest cancer clinical trials cooperative groups in the United States. Its network of nearly 4,000 physician-scientists practicing throughout the U.S. work together to prevent cancer and to improve cancer treatment for adults. About 120 clinical trials are conducted by the Group at any given...

Heart scan surprises: CT reveals many non-heart problems, too

...ists and thoracic radiologists routinely take this cooperative approach. The American College of Radiology has just issued a Clinical Statement on Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging online that will be published in the June issue of the journal Radiology. It calls for specialized training, education and levels of expe...

Cancer as major cause of childhood death in developing countries not being adequately addressed

...ote that one of the most effective strategies is a cooperative process between institutions, called twinning, which is already in place in Central and South America, Africa and Southeast Asia, thanks to the efforts of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology, several institutions in Europe and St. Jude Ch...

ACPM to host web-based conference on adolescent binge drinking

...e Drinking: A Clinical Approach, developed under a cooperative agreement with the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau, will be held June 14, 2005, from 3:00 4:00 p.m. ET at Medscape from WebMD. Two of the nation's leading experts on substance abuse, Dr. Robin B. McFe...

NIAID funds Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology (CHAVI)

...y but separate research projects to a high-quality cooperative and collaborative research system." Approximately 40 million people are living with HIV/AIDS globally, and the rate of new HIV infections continues to exceed 13,000 per day, according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS. Although AIDS dru...

Report reveals high rate of heart attack amongst ethnic minorities in Scotland

...level of technical expertise in Scotland, a highly cooperative research team and leadership, resource and moral support from the partner organisations. "I look forward to working with Professor Bhopal through our National Resource Centre for Ethnic Minority Health to make full use of the results of this pioneeri...

Breast cancer screening trial shows digital mammogram benefits

...ational Cancer Institute-sponsored clinical trials cooperative group made up of investigators from more than 100 academic and community-based facilities in the United States, as well as several abroad....

Use of antibiotics for acne may increase risk of common infectious illness

...search on Therapeutics, which is administered as a cooperative agreement by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.; and by a summer student research award from the American Academy of Dermatology Association. Editorial: Acne, Antibiotics ...

ACPM to host web-based conference on adolescent drug use

...es for Prevention and Treatment, developed under a cooperative agreement with the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau, will be held September 28, 2005, from 1:00 2:00 p.m. ET at Medscape ( www.medscape.com ) from WebMD. Continuing medical education (CME/CE) credit can...

Radical surgery best option for most ovarian cancer patients with cancer in diaphragm

...ance of maximal effort for tumor resection and the cooperative working relationships with other surgical specialties at Mayo Clinic that provide the opportunity to train interdepartmentally and improve surgical techniques. "We hope to continue improving upon our ability to remove cancer disease from all affecte...

Herceptin treatment lowers recurrence rate in early breast cancer

...tion of international breast cancer clinical trial cooperative groups, began enrolling patients in 2001. The aim is to determine whether Herceptin treatment improves outcomes in early HER2- positive breast cancer when added to standard chemotherapy. More than 5,000 women had surgery and various types of chemothe...

Mayo Clinic reports breakthrough treatment for breast cancer

...hich Dr. Perez was the primary investigator, was a cooperative effort with the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), and the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB). It compared three chemotherapy regimens, two that included trastuzumab therapy -- one dosage concurrent with...

Treatment advances for lymphoma have reduced deaths by 70%

...thwest Oncology Group, one of the largest research cooperative groups, for the last three decades. He has led studies that demonstrated its effectiveness as a treatment for aggressive lymphomas. The Wilmot Cancer Center has established one of the Northeast's largest hematologic malignancies teams, specializing i...

NSF grant to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia bridges academic research, child safety innovation

...tion of CChIPS, there was no national platform for cooperative industry-university research on child injury prevention science and engineering," said Flaura Koplin-Winston, M.D., Ph.D., the director of CChIPS. "The center is poised to serve as this facilitator, to conduct university-led, industry-relevant, resea...

Fewer heart failure patients die when hospitals make efforts to improve care

...ed with six hospitals that didn't take part in the cooperative effort. Rehospitalization rates also dropped, by 2...h coalition should be commended because this was a cooperative fact-sharing, lesson sharing project among institutions that normally compete with one another. The ...

Debilitating jaw and neck pain targeted through $19 million NIH support, multidisciplinary center

... Carolina at Chapel Hill fulfill a new $19 million cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Collaborating in the effort will be scientists at the universities of Florida, Maryland and Buffalo-SUNY and Batelle Memorial Institute in Durham, N.C. The federal support, a ...

Use of proven heart medicines improves, but not enough

...rs and a coordinating center, is administered as a cooperative agreement by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Duke is the research center for cardiovascular therapeutics, and also serves as the coordinating center for the nati...

Tufts University receives federal grant to address occupational risks among immigrants

...for immigrant workers: a non-profit green cleaning cooperative that will help to break down the barrier of isolation faced by these workers. "Brazilian women cleaners form a large occupational group working and living in Somerville who can benefit from this new structure and by learning about safe work practices...

Japan's ALOS in orbit: ESA will deliver its data to European researchers

...e provided to European and African users through a cooperative agreement between ESA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). The Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) is a four-tonne satellite dedicated to land-based Earth Observation. It was lifted-off from the Tanegashima Space Centre on an H-IIA...

Drug aimed at Huntington's eases chorea, the disease's hallmark feature

...d out by the Huntington Study Group, a non-profit, cooperative group of Huntingtons disease experts from medical centers throughout North America, Europe and Australia who are dedicated to improving treatment for persons affected by the disease. HSG is supported by the Huntingtons Disease Society of America, the...

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