Navigation Links
2nd ESMO symposium on soft tissue carcinomas and GIST
Date:5/12/2008

Experts in treating a rare group of cancers that affect tissues such as muscle, fat, nerves and the gastrointestinal wall are meeting in Milan, Italy on 13-14 May to discuss the latest information on how these diseases develop and potential new avenues for therapy.

The 2nd Symposium on Sarcoma and GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors) organized by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), will include sessions on the genetics of sarcomas, on understanding how drug resistance develops and possibilities for new treatment options.

There will be a particular focus on how scientists and clinicians can work together to develop new treatments, including molecular targeted therapies. The theme of the meeting is 'Insights at the crossroads of molecular biology, pathology and clinic.'

"Sarcomas are relatively rare, but they are serving as a model for the way new molecular targeted therapies are being introduced into clinical practice," said co-chair of the event Dr. Paolo G. Casali, Head of the Sarcoma Medical Treatment Unit at the Milan Istituto Nazionale Tumori and Chair of the ESMO Sarcoma Working Group. "This challenges our ability to combine information from as diverse areas as biology, pathology and the clinic to achieve better results for patients."

"The molecular and pathological bases represent extremely valuable diagnostic and prognostic information for the proper treatment of this disease, although the way we can exploit all these data in the clinic is still to be defined properly," said co-chair Dr. Paolo Dei Tos, Director of the Pathology Unit of the Regional Hospital of Treviso, Italy.

Sarcomas are cancers of the connective or supportive tissues, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, fat and blood vessels, therefore they can arise everywhere in the body, although they are rare. Sarcomas are also different to the much more frequent carcinomas of the breast, colon, lung, and others.

Around
'/>"/>

Contact: Vanessa Pavinato
media@esmo.org
41-919-731-907
European Society for Medical Oncology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Genomic Health Announces Multiple Studies on Oncotype DX(TM) Presented at 2007 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Breast Cancer Symposium
2. Success of Shape-Up Somerville Childhood Obesity Intervention to be Presented at the Friedman School Symposium at Tufts, October 29-31, 2007 - Boston
3. NARSAD - Worlds Leading Mental Health Research Charity - Presents 19th Annual New York Mental Health Symposium, Oct. 19th & 20th
4. XShares Supports Parkinsons Disease Foundation 50th Anniversary Educational Symposium
5. Poll Shows Voters Want Long Term Care Included in Presidential Candidates Healthcare Proposals, Released at 2007 National Long Term Care Symposium
6. Cosmetic Bootcamp Solidifies Lead as Investor Symposium for Aesthetic Medicine
7. UCLA, Tokyo University nanobiotechnology symposium at UCLA to highlight advances in nanomedicine
8. AMIAs 31st Annual Symposium Opens in Chicago, IL
9. Conference on Elephant Tuberculosis Research Establishes Action Plan at International Symposium on Elephant Conservation
10. Aesthetic Extender Symposium, LLC Announces its Inaugural Event
11. New Taxotere(R) (docetaxel) Injection Concentrate Data to be Presented at the 30th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/12/2014)... 12, 2014 The Chicken Egg ... past five years, buoyed by stable demand for industry ... system. “Eggs are a relatively affordable staple for most ... consumption generally grows in line with the size of ... Furthermore, demand for new specialty egg products with enriched ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... to guarantee that a surgical technique used to grind up ... the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of a ... panel to the Food and Drug Administration also said that ... morcellation -- should sign a written consent stating that they ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... The fastest-growing mobile technology is LTE (Long Term Evolution). ... continues to grow due to the rapid evolution of ... data traffic, which is a major driver for the ... Measurement equipment comply with industry standards, and services which ... Market is estimated to grown from $3.75 billion in ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... "The second toes cross over the big toes ... shoes," said an inventor from East Hartford, Conn. This gave ... happening. , He then created a prototype of the Comfort ... and big toes from overlapping. This avoids discomfort and pain, ... easy to use, it's ideal for people with foot problems, ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... 12, 2014 With prom shopping reaching ... and retailer, is ready to showcase its new and ... collection of evening dresses in its online shop. Additionally, ... off) for these elegant gowns. According to the company’s ... on July 26, 2014. , He says, “Now, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chicken Egg Production in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 2Health News:Chicken Egg Production in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 3Health News:FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids 2Health News:FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids 3Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 5Health News:VogueQueen.com Updates Its Summer Collection With New And Trendy Evening Dresses 2
... and the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute have formed ... The announcement follows the approval of the first clinical study ... cancers in children younger than 3 years old. ... to receive proton therapy at the UF Proton Therapy Institute ...
... respiratory disease, often leading to disability or an increased ... Studies led by Deborah Young-Corbett, a faculty member ... specific types of sanding tools are highly effective in ... the industry,s usage of the available technology remains very ...
... -- The lives of almost 4 million women, newborns, ... year if well-established, affordable health care interventions reached 90 ... the national science academies of seven African countries. ... save lives, says the report, which calls on scientists, ...
... ... Texas , is sponsoring a new video contest inviting participants to describe why they are ... worth up to $15,000, and submitted videos will be shown on Austin Dental Spa’s website ... ...
... ... Self-service Kiosks and Pricing Transparency Patient Estimations. , ... Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 9, 2009 ... a partnership that provides patients more control when interacting with providers by understanding ...
... ... Ask4UFE to launch a podcast series that helps women suffering in silence understand their ... ... but they are life altering, says supermodel Beverly Johnson, during a new 3-part ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:St. Jude and UF Proton Therapy Institute to begin proton therapy clinical trial 2Health News:Dust control research leads to a NIOSH grant to facilitate adoption of hazard controls 2Health News:Dust control research leads to a NIOSH grant to facilitate adoption of hazard controls 3Health News:Using science to save lives of mothers and children in Africa 2Health News:Using science to save lives of mothers and children in Africa 3Health News:Using science to save lives of mothers and children in Africa 4Health News:Austin Cosmetic Dentist Offers $15,000 Worth of Dental Work in Most Interesting Patient in the World Video Contest 2Health News:Austin Cosmetic Dentist Offers $15,000 Worth of Dental Work in Most Interesting Patient in the World Video Contest 3Health News:FHS Corp. Announces Partnership with Vecna Technologies 2Health News:New Series of Podcasts Highlight Supermodel's "Life-altering" Experience to Raise Awareness of Fibroid Treatment Options 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  The U.S. Department ... three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center ... new national model aimed at improving care for patients ... Care," the project will test a unique model developed ... with late-stage disease, significant comorbidities, or demonstrated need for ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014 Yesterday, former ... (Moberg) medical device manufacturing facility. Rep. Kennedy and ... neurological monitors facilitate cutting-edge research in neurological disease ... and mental health advocate, Garen Staglin , ... to fostering fundamental changes that will radically accelerate ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Mass. , July 10, 2014  Decision ... of surveyed infectious disease (ID) specialists are willing ... Company,s Orbactiv (oritavancin) for use as OPAT, approximately ... prescribe these agents to their hospital inpatients. However, ... of OPAT patients are initiated on OPAT following ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 3University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 4Representative Patrick Kennedy visits Moberg's medical device facility to discuss improvement in brain injury care 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 3
... , CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 21 ... services in Southern California, announced the appointment of William Frea, Ph.D., BCBA-D, ... of the Los Angeles Chapter of Autism Speaks . ... a part of an organization that is so committed to the autism ...
... , Physicians and patient to share insights on ... Representatives from the Kennedy Krieger Institute will take part in the ... in Baltimore, Md., joining more than 1,200 of the world,s most influential ... , , Concurrent Session , SOCIETY TRACK: ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Autism Spectrum Therapies Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer Dr. William Frea Appointed to Board of Directors of Los Angeles Chapter of Autism Speaks 2Autism Spectrum Therapies Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer Dr. William Frea Appointed to Board of Directors of Los Angeles Chapter of Autism Speaks 3Kennedy Krieger Institute to Participate in 2009 World Stem Cell Summit 2Kennedy Krieger Institute to Participate in 2009 World Stem Cell Summit 3
Disposable Feather Blades, 50 per pack...
Fine abrasive for knife sharpening, 6 grams net...
Knife sharpening back for Standard Knife, C Profile...
Standard knife with box, C profile...
Medicine Products: