Navigation Links
Sarcoma Alliance Announces Tissue Bank to Help Researchers
Date:7/24/2013

Ann Arbor, Mich. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013

A national group of physicians and scientists who study sarcoma has opened a biospecimen bank to help research this rare cancer, the Sarcoma Alliance announced Wednesday.

SARC created the bank three years ago, and its staff and volunteers have talked to researchers about it, said President Denise Reinke, a nurse practitioner who also has an MS and MBA. Because the number of sarcoma researchers is relatively small, she said, SARC has never made a public statement about the bank before.

“We’ve never really advertised it or announced that we’re open for business,” she said, but she welcomes researchers to contact SARC if they have a specific study in mind. The nonprofit brings together physicians from different institutions to collaborate on clinical trials.

“We have been able to work together to make a difference for sarcoma patients,” said Reinke from her office in Ann Arbor, Mich.

There are more than 50 subtypes of sarcoma, a cancer of bone, muscle, nerve, fat and other connective tissues. It can arise anywhere in the body at any age, from newborn on up. It represents 15 percent of all childhood cancer cases and 1 percent of adult cancers, said Suzie Siegel of Tampa, a leiomyosarcoma survivor with the Sarcoma Alliance.

The Alliance was founded in 1999 in Mill Valley, Calif., to provide information and support to people affected by sarcoma. Siegel said it is sometimes confused with SARC, which stands for the Sarcoma Alliance for Research Through Collaboration. Both are nonprofits.

Since its founding 10 years ago, SARC has run 20 clinical trials across the country, Reinke said, and has collected thousands of biospecimens. “We’ve even got samples from the first trial.”

Tissue is saved frozen, in paraff
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Sarcoma Alliance Excited About New Drug Research
2. Study Scavenger and JALR.org Announce Alliance Utilizing Smart Phone Capabilities to Bring Clinical Trials to Motivated Subjects
3. The Pistoia Alliance Releases HELM Biomolecular Representation Standard Open Source Tools
4. Edison Expands French Healthcare Sector Coverage With Initiation of Coverage on BioAlliance Pharma
5. Smart Consulting Group and The Catalyst Group Form Alliance to Supply Quality Compliance Consulting Services For the Pharmaceutical Industry
6. VG Energy Enters into a Strategic Alliance with DAK Renewable Research for LipidMax Field Trials
7. Clinverse, Inc. Announces Strategic Alliance with Aggregate Spend Solutions, LLC
8. The Alliance for the Advancement of Adult Stem Cell Therapy and Research Recently Has Proven Stem Cells To Be Effective in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
9. Emergent Technologies and Caisson Biotech Form Strategic Alliance with Local Health Care Providers to Improve Delivery and Performance of a Therapeutic Drug
10. ClearPath Workforce Management CEO Appointed Co-chair of Northern California Leadership Forum for Woman Owned Business Alliance
11. Campbell Alliance to Release New Forward-Looking Industry Report on Deal-Making Trends at the 2013 BIO International Convention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... New York (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 According ... the Long Island Affiliate of ITRA Global, the national office ... but steady recovery. This is evidenced by the third ... strong stock market. Low energy costs have held inflation ... The only negative is the housing market remaining soft. , ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 China Biologic Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in ... subsidiary, Shandong Taibang Biological Products Co. Ltd., has ... China Food and Drug Administration (the "CFDA") for ... disclosed in the Company,s public filings, the CFDA ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... NEW YORK , Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... study of mazindol in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder ... December 2014 . The paper, titled ... attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder" ( Konofal et al, ... eCollection 2014 ) shows that mazindol might be ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that a ... a genomic test for prostate cancer, was able to ... by radical prostatectomy without adjuvant therapy. Although rapid metastasis ... using tumor genomics to identify these men who have ... important advance. The study has been published online ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ITRA Global Reports Long Island Is Out of Sync With The National Office Market 2ITRA Global Reports Long Island Is Out of Sync With The National Office Market 3China Biologic Receives GMP Certification for New Coagulation Factor Facility 2China Biologic Receives GMP Certification for New Coagulation Factor Facility 3Redefining ADHD: A New Approach & A Shift of Paradigm in ADHD Therapeutics 2Redefining ADHD: A New Approach & A Shift of Paradigm in ADHD Therapeutics 3Study Published in European Urology Shows that the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier is Predictive of Rapid Metastasis in High-Risk Men who have had Prostate Surgery 2Study Published in European Urology Shows that the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier is Predictive of Rapid Metastasis in High-Risk Men who have had Prostate Surgery 3
... April 8, 2008 Tapestry,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... a,letter from the Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") formally ... 10-K for the period ended January,2, 2008, as ... trading in Tapestry,s common stock will be suspended. ...
... N.Y., April 8, 2008 ShapeGrabber and ... Nikon will serve as a,sales distribution channel ... Ai810 3D laser scanner inspection systems. This ... Instrument,s,extensive network, while enabling Nikon to provide ...
... Policy, SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 8, ... Services (CMS) have approved at-home sleep testing,for ... mandated that,suspected sleep apnea sufferers undergo facility-based ... pressure (CPAP) treatment for,Medicare patients who are ...
Cached Biology Technology:Tapestry Receives Nasdaq Delisting Notice 2ShapeGrabber and Nikon Instruments Inc. Announce Distribution Agreement 2Medicare Approves in Home Sleep Apnea Testing 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... Dec. 15, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home ... to their offering. ... different sensing technology than the iPhone 5S, Samsung ... in its product. The Galaxy S5 ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014  HITLAB SM ... Practices (GCP) audit to confirm its adherence to ... This accomplishment enables HITLAB to conduct regulated smart ... highest principles for patient safety and research quality. ... healthcare access, quality, and delivery with innovative technology," ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9zq33j/global_chemical ) ... Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019" report to their ... One major trend upcoming in this ... in biomedical applications. Chemical sensors help in recording ... during surgical procedures. The Global Chemical Sensor market ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor Technology Analysis 2HITLAB Completes GCP Audit for FDA Smart Device & App Compliance 2Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson, NGK Spark Plugs and Robert Bosch 2
... The Indian Government today released new tiger population numbers for ... in the country that has half of the world,s remaining ... India at 1,706, up from 1,411 during the last count ... reserve in the count, the Sundarbans, that contained 70 tigers. ...
... 28, 2011)Understanding that angioplastya medical treatment used by interventional ... chest to improve blood flowis safe may encourage additional ... individuals with multiple sclerosis, say researchers at the Society ... Ill. "Angioplastythe nonsurgical procedure of threading a thin ...
... Interventional radiologists have been the leaders in the ... 2000, to treat liver cancer. Now, new results from ... with higher doses of Y-90 than previously tried is ... patient,s quality of lifeand can be done on an ...
Cached Biology News:India releases tiger numbers as experts convene 2Interventional radiologists advance MS research: Vein-opening treatment safe 2Interventional radiologists advance MS research: Vein-opening treatment safe 3Interventional radiologists advance MS research: Vein-opening treatment safe 4Interventional Radiology Y-90 Liver Cancer-busting Treatment: Safe, Fast, Extends Life 2Interventional Radiology Y-90 Liver Cancer-busting Treatment: Safe, Fast, Extends Life 3
... Detergent Removal , , ... no cross-reactivity with other proteins , Simple, ... Economical new surface technology, not based ... interfere with protein analysis. SurfactAway offers a ...
... The new FLA-5000 imaging system ... radioisotopic samples as large as ... as low as 25 microns. ... for protein electrophoresis in the ...
General description: MaxiSorp TM surface is ideal for arraying molecules with mixed hydrophilic/hydrophobic domains such as proteins ID clarifier: Maxisorp(tm) with lid...
... of systems provide fast and reliable ... genomics, proteomics and drug development laboratories. ... base configurations; Mini Workstation Series, Application ... All Staccato Application Series systems use ...
Biology Products: