Tag: "oncology" at medical news

AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists

... Gray Leventhal, who began her career in pediatric oncology at the National Cancer Institute, conducting clinical and laboratory research on leukemia and other childhood cancers. Subsequently, she served on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, until her own life was claimed by cance...

9th Annual Public Forum at AACR Annual Meeting

...yday terms. 10:00am-12:15pm Hear experts in the oncology field describe the latest progress in cancer detection, treatment and prevention. Survivors will share their personal perspectives about cancer, cancer research and patient advocacy. 12:30pm-2:00pm Meet prominent cancer scientists during "Ask the...

New recommendation encourages more activist approach to lung cancer screening

... MD, MBA, a radiologist and associate professor of oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center. The Como International Conference was held in 2003. It built upon the 1998 "International Conference on Prevention and Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer," held in Varese, Italy. While the Varese Conference helped...

SKCC's Gennadi Glinsky addresses predicting risk in cancer treatment outcome

.... He later received his doctorate in experimental oncology and biochemistry from the Institute of Oncology Problems Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Kiev....

Mayo Clinic researchers use pharmacogenetic test prior to chemotherapy to reduce toxic side effects

...the study's lead investigator. Co-investigator and oncology researcher Matthew Ames, Ph.D., adds, "We defined different patient populations based on a specific genetic variant to provide a better understanding of how this three-drug regimen will affect individual patients." Significance of the Mayo Clinic Re...

Presence of high-risk prostate cancer can be predicted without a biopsy, new study says

...en can relax," said Garzotto, director of urologic oncology at the PVAMC, associate professor of surgery (urology) in the OHSU School of Medicine, and member of the OHSU Cancer Institute. An outpatient procedure that requires local anesthesia, prostate biopsy can cause patient anxiety, pain, bleeding and i...

Study compares stomach acid control of three proton pump inhibitors in chronic NSAID users

... of gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, oncology and neuroscience products. In the United States, AstraZeneca is a $9.6 billion healthcare business with more than 12,000 employees. AstraZeneca is listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Global) as well as the FTSE4Good Index....

New preoperative chemotherapy and radiation regimen yields encouraging results for sarcoma

...rthur Hung, M.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology in the OHSU School of Medicine and member of the OHSU Cancer Institute, and James Hayden, M.D., assistant professor of medicine orthopaedics and rehabilitation in the OHSU School of Medicine, are study co-authors. Hung, Hayden and Ryan, along with se...

Chemo-radiation therapy treatment gives head-and-neck cancer a 1-2 punch

...vesh Kumar, M.D., professor and chair of radiation oncology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. "The benefits seen in patients with advanced, inoperable disease were comparable to benefits seen with the same therapy in patients wi...

New therapy may give options to those with neuroendocrine tumors

...this one," says Lenz, director of gastrointestinal oncology at USC/Norris. For comparison, he explains, the cancer drug Gleevec has one pathway of action rather than three. Oncologists hope that the more mechanisms a drug uses to inactivate a cancer cell and keep it from doing its malignant work, the harder i...

Ablation therapy improves survival for patients with inoperable liver tumors

... Perry Shen, M.D., assistant professor of surgical oncology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist. "Our study was designed to see if ablation therapy could improve those survival times." Shen and colleagues at Wake Forest Baptist studied 150 patients between 1994 and 2005 ...

New stomach cancer therapy potentially more convenient and better tolerated

...Ajani, M.D., professor in gastrointestinal medical oncology at University of Texas/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. In 2005, experts estimate that 21,860 Americans will be diagnosed with stomach cancer during 2005 and another 11,550 will die from the disease. In addition to surgery, physicians today use a variet...

Mayo researchers seek methods to make new cancer therapies available more quickly

...ere are ways to make results of clinical trials in oncology available more quickly, to provide effective treatments to patients faster. "We found last year that outcomes after three years were highly predictive of the five-year outcomes, so we went back and asked 'could we look after one year or two years,' "...

ESMO Minimum Clinical Recommendations

...re important for the future development of medical oncology as a specialty and serve to achieve a high common standard of care for patients with cancer in Europe." Notes to Editors About the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) ESMO is Europe's leading professional society providing education and ...

Cognitive function and compliance with Seroquel examined in separate studies in schizophrenia

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Children need better cancer drugs, says expert panel

...cology Group, a nationwide consortium of pediatric oncology centers, Dr. Adamson took a leadership role in dra.... In addition to proposing a coordinated pediatric oncology drug pipeline, the IOM proposes to speed up the drug development process by setting priorities to de...

Study shows adherence to pulmicort respules, results in fewer ER visits in asthmatic children

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Data further examines Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) treatment for bipolar depression

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Researchers study natural products that may prevent certain cancers

... Koumenis, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology at Wake Forest Baptist and lead investigator of the new study. "Based on these interesting properties of CAPE and curcumin and their good safety profile, our lab has carried out studies in cell cultures and experimental animal tumors, showing that ...

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

...serve as program directors, advocates of pediatric oncology units and coordinators of training for essential c...al charitable groups can raise funds to support an oncology program. Another benefit of twinning would be broadening the scope of cancer research to include ca...

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