Navigation Links
Publication sets guidelines across cancer therapies: Ensuring the best in patient management
Date:4/30/2009

Reston, Va. Now, for the first time, experts have compiled a comprehensive overview of the literature regarding the usefulness of PET imaging for the treatment of several cancers.

Personalizing Cancer Therapy with FDG PET: From RECIST to PERCISTa compilation of results of therapeutic regimens across a broad range of cancers published as a supplement to the Journal of Nuclear Medicineis a unique reference tool presenting the most up-to-date information about the use of fluorodeoxyglucose and positron emission tomography (FDG PET) for monitoring therapy and treatment of many different cancers. Internationally recognized PET imaging specialists and oncologists contributed to and developed this new supplement.

FDG PET is a noninvasive, painless molecular imaging technology that allows physicians to determine how organs and tissues inside the body are functioning on a molecular and cellular level. In the past, collecting information about tumor response in a structured and meaningful format was difficult. As a result, generally accepted criteria for response assessment in solid tumors did not exist. Because each patient is unique, oncologists have no way of accurately predicting which patient will benefit from a specific therapy.

Those involved in the production of the new supplement believe that the international guidelines and criteria for response assessment using PET in solid tumors provided by the new periodical may notably alter cancer treatment and prognosis.

"The literature in this publication suggests that FDG PET could play a significant role in personalizing the treatment of malignant tumors," said Wolfgang Weber, M.D., editor of the supplement and medical director with the division of nuclear medicine at the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany. "It could positively impact patient care by providing access to critical imaging procedures to ensure that patients get the right treatment early on in their
'/>"/>

Contact: Amy Shaw
ashaw@snm.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. American Physical Society announces Physics, a new, free, online publication
2. New publication addresses safety of imported foods
3. Not just for the monkeys: New publication shows evolution is everywhere
4. Publication offers labs consensus recommendations for diagnosing parasitic diseases
5. Computer-based tool aids research, helps thwart questionable publication practices
6. Oncolytics Biotech, Inc. announces publication of research
7. Molecular Biology of the Cell celebrates 25 years of publication
8. The International Society for Stem Cell Research releases new guidelines
9. Guidelines urge physical activity during pregnancy
10. Study finds ATV guidelines inadequate
11. New guidelines for treating rheumatoid arthritis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... Research and Markets ( ... the "The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... the global digital media watermarking and fingerprinting ... piracy by securely and invisibly embedding identifiable ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014   LaunchKey , the first ... post-password and Internet of Things era, today announced the ... venture round was led by Metamorphic Ventures with participation ... Partners, VegasTechFund, and others.  LaunchKey has raised $4 million ... expand its team and bring LaunchKey to market in ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 16, 2014 Research and ... the addition of the "Global Chemical Sensor ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... the increasing demand for medical sensors in biomedical ... data for quick and correct diagnosis during surgical ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting Markets 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 3Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson, NGK Spark Plugs and Robert Bosch 2
... A group of scientists at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Cincia, ... skeleton and organ size. The team, led by Florence Janody, ... the proteins that regulates the skeleton of the cell also ... and proliferation. Their findings have implications for cancer research, as ...
... University of Missouri study shows that the exposure to the ... by previous lab tests. In the study, researchers compared BPA ... with BPA throughout the day, compared to the more common ... and accumulation of BPA in the blood of mice. ...
... 5, 2011 Moisture and heat fluctuations from the ... between surface hydrology and atmospheric processes, especially those relevant ... moisture has had a positive impact on precipitation, there ... team of researchers from Columbia Engineering, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists uncover role for cell scaffold in tumor formation 2Exposure to BPA has been underestimated, new MU research says 2Columbia Engineering team makes major step in improving forecasts of weather extremes 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014   BioLife Solutions ... developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade ... and precision thermal shipping products for cells ... it will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders ... Because the expected date for the Annual Meeting represents ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... MA (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... webinar series is designed to introduce cutting ... inform users and partners of platform upgrades. ... and benefits; empowering users in their quest ... powerful tools. , According to SoundConnect’s Marketing ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Nashville Fertility Center announced that ... the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), a leading ... reproductive medicine. In his new role as treasurer, ... board and will have a voice in furthering the ... supported ASRM since 1984 when he joined while conducting ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... AUSTIN, Texas , Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... solutions company focused on gynecologic disease, announced today ... W. Schuler , Birchview Fund LLC and several ... million of unregistered shares of Vermillion,s common stock ... common stock in a private placement.  ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BioLife Solutions Sets Date for Annual Meeting of Stockholders 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 3Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 2Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 3Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 2Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 3Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 4Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 5
... the nanoworld. In possession of alluring properties, they are ... On the plus side, they can withstand incredibly high ... Yap, an associate professor of physics at Michigan Technological ... barbecue at half of those temperatures," he says. And ...
... LAUDERDALE, Fla. , Jan. 15 InfoSpi (OTC Bulletin ... further investment for the company,s growth in the coming years. , ... Chris Hamilton views this decision. "Funding change is the ... Carbon Emissions feature so highly on the agenda of every Government, ...
... , , ANTONY, France, January 14 , - Strong Sales Growth in Q4: Up 15%, Million EUR ... MEUR %Sales Var.% ... 14 42.4 74 16, Other EU countries (2) 11.3 ... 2.0 4 45 1.5 ...
Cached Biology Technology:Harnessing the divas of the nanoworld 2InfoSpi to Create $500m Green Hedge Fund Focusing on the Carbon Credit Market 2STALLERGENES : Sales Guidance Exceeded : EUR193 Million, up 13% 2STALLERGENES : Sales Guidance Exceeded : EUR193 Million, up 13% 3
... derived from Paraffin embedded tissue blocks, which ... to ensure the highest quality. Tissues of ... block, sectioned at a thickness of 5 ... are large (3-5mm in diameter) in comparison ...
... Precision-designed for Optimal Microdissection , CapSure ... the precise and rapid extraction of populations ... cytology samples with Laser Capture Microdissection., ... Downstream Molecular Analysis , All CapSure LCM ...
... The new MyiQ real-time PCR detection ... detection of common green fluorescent dyes such ... system interfaces directly with the iCycler thermal ... gradient and Peltier-effect driven performance. The MyiQ ...
... are highly sensitive laser confocal systems designed ... advanced scanners that meet your expectations, differentiating ... and optimizing the signal on the bottom ... the range for increased sensitivity. Results with ...
Biology Products: