Navigation Links
John Theurer Cancer Center presents significant blood cancer research at 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting
Date:5/29/2012

Hackensack, New Jersey (May 29, 2012) Physicians and researchers at John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC, one of the nation's top 50 cancer centers, will present the latest findings in blood-cancer research at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago on June 1-5. Their involvement in these studies is part of John Theurer Cancer Center's continued focus to bolster its research program.

"We are proud to make a contribution to this premiere oncology conference, but we also know there is a lot of work ahead, " said Andre Goy, M.D., M.S., chairman and director and chief of lymphoma, John Theurer Cancer Center. "We are placing significant resources towards further advancing cancer research, such as the recent expansion of our Phase 1 Unit to spearhead early drug development."

Blood cancer research highlights include studies in multiple myeloma and leukemia, including two oral presentations evaluating combination therapies for multiple myeloma patients, results of a multicenter study for newly diagnosed chronic myeloma leukemia, findings of a multi-center phase II study evaluating dose regimens in older patients with MDS refractory, and an analysis of a salvage therapy for first relapse acute myeloid leukemia.

John Theurer Cancer Center oral and presentation highlights at the ASCO annual meeting include:

  • 6509 - Nilotinib versus imatinib in patients with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase: ENESTnd 3-year follow-up, Stuart Goldberg, MD et all. Poster Session: June 1, 2012 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • 6520 - A randomized phase II study of sapacitabine in MDS refractory to hypomethylating agents, Stuart Goldberg, MD et. All. Poster Session: June 1, 2012 1:00-5:00pm
  • 6525 - Initial salvage therapy in first relapse AML: A phase IIb study of CPX-351 versus investigator's choiceA subset analysis by prognostic group, Stuart Goldberg, MD et all. Poster Session: June 1, 2012 1:00pm-5:00pm highlight this one more
  • 8011- Stringent complete response in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (NDMM) treated with carfilzomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone, David H. Vesole, MD, PhD et all. Oral Session: June 3, 2012 8:00am-11:00pm
  • 8016 - Pomalidomide with or without low-dose dexamethasone in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma: Outcomes in patients refractory to lenalidomide and/or bortezomib, David S. Siegel, MD, PhD et all. Oral Session: June 3, 2012 8:00am-11:00pm
  • 8035 - Response rates to single-agent carfilzomib in patients refractory or intolerant to both bortezomib and immunomodulators in trial PX-171-003-A1, David S. Siegel, MD, PhD et all. Poster Session: June 2, 2012 8:00am-12:00pm
  • TPS6636 - A single-arm, open-label, multicenter study of complete molecular response in patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosomepositive chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase treated with nilotinib, Stuart Goldberg, MD et all. Poster Session: June 4, 2012 1:15pm-5:15pm

"Our research presented at this conference would not have been possible without the patients who participate in our clinical trials," said Andrew L. Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E., chief innovation officer, professor and vice president of cancer services, John Theurer Cancer Center. "We are thankful to our patients, our researchers, and our partnering institutions who help us bring novel therapies and improved regimens for cancer patients."


'/>"/>

Contact: Amy Leahing
aleahing@p4strategy.com
John Theurer Cancer Center
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. John Theurer Cancer Center BMT researchers highlight the importance of social support
2. John Theurer Cancer Center researchers shared 14 leading edge studies at recent ASCO meeting
3. National experts from the John Theurer Cancer Center will present 31 studies at the 2011 ASH Meeting
4. Breast cancer treatment resistance linked to signaling pathway
5. Jefferson scientists deliver toxic genes to effectively kill pancreatic cancer cells
6. The dietary supplement genistein can undermine breast cancer treatment
7. Saliva proteins could help detection of oral cancer
8. Vitamin C supplements may reduce benefit from wide range of anti-cancer drugs
9. Breakthrough optical technology to assess colon cancer risk, accuracy
10. Breast cancer cells recycle to escape death by hormonal therapy
11. Nanodiamond drug device could transform cancer treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/21/2016)... Columbia , June 21, 2016 ... to the new role of principal product architect ... named the director of customer development. Both will ... chief technical officer. The moves reflect NuData,s strategic ... in response to high customer demand and customer ...
(Date:6/9/2016)... Paris Police Prefecture and ... ensure the safety of people and operations in several locations ... Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband ... its video security solution will be utilised by ... across the country. The system roll-out is scheduled for the ...
(Date:6/2/2016)... Perimeter Surveillance & Detection Systems, Biometrics & ... & Other Service  The latest report from ... of the global Border Security market . Visiongain ... billion in 2016. Now: In November 2015 ... and hardware technologies for advanced video surveillance. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/27/2016)... 2016  Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM ), ... through the development of innovative products and services, announced ... United States denied its petition to review ... Sequenom,s U.S. Patent No. 6,258,540 (",540 Patent") are not ... the Supreme Court,s Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... Rolf ... join the faculty of the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School ... and entrepreneurship at UNC Kenan-Flagler, with a focus on the school’s international efforts, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... SAN DIEGO , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... that more sensitively detects cancers susceptible to PARP ... individual circulating tumor cells (CTCs). The new test ... of HRD-targeted therapeutics in multiple cancer types. ... therapies targeting DNA damage response pathways, including PARP, ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... announce the launch of their brand, UP4™ Probiotics, into Target stores nationwide. The ... is proud to add Target to its list of well-respected retailers. This list ...
Breaking Biology Technology: