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Study shows doctors and patients think differently about clinical trials
...tients ranked 7). "This survey can help us improve our
understanding of oncologists' and patients' perceived barriers, which, in turn, can help us improve the participation rate of patients in clinical trials," concluded Meropol....
New kidney cancer drug response rate is more than double that of standard treatment
...ety for Clinical Oncology (ASCO). "Continuing with our
study of SU11248 treatment for renal cell cancer, first reported at last year's annual ASCO meeting, we found a partial response rate for 40 percent of patients, with 6 of the 25 patients having a continuous response for greater than 12 months," said...
Mount Sinai study shows Hispanics have worse lung cancer survival rate
...ease and a lower mean per capita income. "However, our
multivariate analyses suggest that most of the unadjusted difference in survival can be explained by unequal rates of surgical resection and differences in the proportion of patients presenting with stage IB disease," said Dr. Wisnivesky. The investi...
Molecular testing in patients with rare cancer predicts response to Gleevec
...eased that the findings in this study substantiate our
earlier observations," said Christopher L. Corless, M.D., Ph.D., who collaborated with Heinrich on the study. "Molecular subtyping of GIST is clearly important to understanding how Gleevec and other drugs in the pipeline affect growth signaling in ...
Mayo Clinic researchers report on effectiveness of treatments for hot flashes
... is extremely important, because we can now say to our
patients that black cohosh does not work and we have to try other methods to control their symptoms." The double-blind, randomized study involved 132 women divided into two groups. One group took black cohosh pills for one four-week period and then a...
Changes in brain receptors linked to seizures and anxiety during the menstrual cycle
...dy, the study's lead researcher, said. "If some of our
findings are replicated in humans, our
study would provide some testable predictions about new therapies." Basing their findings on a study...
Popular procedures evaluated for diagnostic accuracy and treatment effectiveness
... "Endoscopic sutures are growing in popularity and our
study confirmed that the procedure can indeed redu...niversity Medical Center of Utrecht. "But some of our
findings call into question whether the procedure provides a significant benefit in reducing gastro-...
Integrated chemical-dependency and mental-health treatment best for adolescents
...psychiatric assessment and treatment, however, and our
findings suggest that these services are important, either to provide internally, or if that is not possible, through community referrals." "Addressing co-occurring psychiatric problems and improving the odds of recovery are also important because AO...
Those at high-risk for skin cancer burnt by own behaviour
...it is vital that we continually assess and improve our
education and awareness campaigns."...
Study shows non-children's hospitals serve majority of US children
...d Wasserman, the study's lead investigator. "While our
results do not assess quality of care, we hypothesize that non-children's hospitals may be under-resourced in pediatric expertise while providing an excess of care for the poor and for mental health conditions." The group next plans to examine pediat...
An alternative to prevent UC-associated colon cancer
...eteran's Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System. "But our
study shows the possibilities of other interventio...dicine at the U-M Medical School. "The results of our
study are preliminary. More research is still needed to precisely determine the effectiveness of sta...
Multiple views from CT scans may improve diagnosis
...enal gland," he said. "The multiple views increase our
confidence in diagnosis as well as accuracy." Wake Forest Baptist is one of a few centers in the country routinely viewing pediatric CT scans in all three planes. Barnes's co-researchers are Evelyn Anthony, M.D., Michael Chen, M.D., Louise Milner, M....
Study finds ADHD improves with sensory intervention
...ly, we process and adapt to sensory stimulation in our
daily environment. But children with ADHD are unable to adjust, and instead might be so distracted and bothered by a sound or movement in the classroom, for instance, that they cannot pay attention to the teacher. All of the 88 study participants, w...
Certain acne treatment does not increase symptoms of depression in adolescents
...not increase depressive symptoms. On the contrary, our
study shows that treatment of acne improves depressive symptoms," the authors write. "Significant psychological stress has been documented among patients with even mild or moderate acne. This observation emphasizes that dermatologists must be cogniza...
Mayo Clinic: Biomarker that may improve quality of life during treatment for colorectal cancer
...shold to the toxic side effects of oxaliplatin. If our
finding is confirmed in a second trial, this could be of great clinical importance because it would enable those patients with a genetic makeup that predicts early onset of nerve dysfunction to either seek alternative treatment options right away, or...
Improvements in critical care decrease risk of post-injury multiple organ failure
...rred over the last decade that may have influenced our
results. Each of these advances has influenced our
approach to trauma and critical care although the relative effect of any one advance on postinjury M...
The link between physical activity and ovarian cancer
...uction among overweight or obese women observed in our
study supports the role of physical activity in af...s and other cellular disturbances. "In conclusion, our
population-based study observed a reduced risk of ovarian cancer among women engaged in higher level...
Lower doses of chemotherapy equally effective in most children
...were the only two factors that played into whether our
patients would have a reoccurrence or not do so well with lower doses of our
chemotherapy regime," he said. "Upon diagnosis, we can now look for these factors and consider them ...
New breast shield reduces radiation to female breast during chest CT by up to 73%
... as well as routine chest CT examinations. "All of our
research has so far been conducted on breast and t...currently before the institutional review board at our
institution to begin a trial on female patients. Based on the phantom studies, we are not anticipati...
Too stressed to think?
...ess has become more commonplace and accepted in our
everyday lives,"says Sonia J. Lupien, PhD, lead... low SES had higher cortisol levels. "Similar to our
findings with the older adult, stress was an importantmodulator of brain function in children a...
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