Navigation Links
Also in the Sept. 9 JNCI
Date:9/9/2008

uroendocrine and carcinoid tumor, clinicians and researchers presented the current standards of care and identified key areas that require investigation and development.

Over the last 30 years, the incidence of these tumors has steadily increased in the United States, but there have been no substantial improvements in survival during that same time period.

At a National Cancer Institute-sponsored meeting, basic science and clinical researchers identified specific areas in the field that need to be addressed, which are summarized in a commentary by Irvin M. Modlin, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., of Yale University in New Haven, Conn., and colleagues. Those issues include increased public and physician education, identification of molecular markers for diagnosis and disease monitoring during therapy, standardization of pathology classifications, creation of regional centers of excellence, and improved in vitro and animal models of disease.

"The group of experts at the meeting considered that the increasing incidence and prevalence of neuroendocrine disease in the United States was of considerable concern, particularly in light of the lack of evidence of improvement of outcome and the lack of any tangible evidence of the development of demonstrably effective novel therapies," the authors write.

Contact: Irvin Modlin, imodlin@optonline.net, (203) 397-0440


Confirmation of Association with Chromosome 15 Locus and Familial Lung Cancer

Two single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) variants on the short arm of chromosome 15 appear to be associated with familial lung cancer.

Several research groups recently reported an association between the 15q24-25.1 locus and sporadic lung cancer risk.

To confirm that association with familial lung cancer, Ming You, M.D., Ph.D., of Washington University in St. Louis and colleagues performed a genome-wide association st
'/>"/>

Contact: Liz Savage
jncimedia@oxfordjournals.org
301-841-1287
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Leaders in Pathology Meet in San Diego: Sept. 25 - 28, 2008
2. The Obesity Society Hails Republican Platform; Forum Set for Sept. 2 to Continue as Planned
3. NARSAD Introduces Healthy Minds Across America, an International Event Recognizing the Toll of Mental Illness, on Sunday, Sept. 14
4. National Press Club to host NEWSMAKER Panel Discussion on Revolutionizing Health Care on Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, 10:00 a.m.
5. ABRA Marathon Cup Set For Sept. 8, 2008
6. 21st Congress of the College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2008, Spain
7. Leaders in Pathology Meet in Chicago: Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2007
8. NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet: October 1, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, Sept. 24).
9. Quality Innovators to Network in Atlanta Sept. 19-21: Learn from Those Who Got It Right
10. Environment, Energy and Ethics conference at UD, Sept. 21-23
11. Stevens Health, Technology and Society roundtable: Sept. 19
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... An estimated 68,000 women and men ... and prostate cancers – an aggressive form of the ... other parts of the body, such as the lungs, ... University College of Medicine have developed a compound ... progression by blocking tumor cells from “re-seeding.” Their discovery ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Randy Dotinga HealthDay ... Scientists know it takes humans just milliseconds to look at ... Now, a new study finds that certain facial features seem ... The shape and size of the mouth, for example, ... dimensions are keys to attractiveness. The study findings ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... treat severe chronic migraine headaches led to significant symptom ... patients treated at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Physicians ... report that more than half of 35 patients treated ... headaches associated with compression of craniofacial nerves reported ... paper has received advance online publication in the journal ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014 Thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip ... individuals who were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version ... forward in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, ... on July 18, 2014, U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade ... Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee that sought the deposition of a ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Glutamine is ... and it’s considered to be conditionally essential during times ... is an advanced recovery & Immune System Support. , ... glutamine your body produces, supplementing with additional glutamine may ... waste products in the body, digestion and immune system ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Drexel Scientists Develop Compound to Stop Spread of Metastatic Cancer Cells 2Health News:Drexel Scientists Develop Compound to Stop Spread of Metastatic Cancer Cells 3Health News:Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions 2Health News:Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions 3Health News:Non-endoscopic migraine surgery provides significant symptom relief 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Pinnacle Hip Implant Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Pinnacle Hip Implant Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: New Order Issued in Federal Pinnacle Hip Implant Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Betancourt Nutrition Introduces Glutamine Plus with Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 2Health News:Betancourt Nutrition Introduces Glutamine Plus with Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 3
... be involved in decisions regarding quality of the donor ... a higher risk of failure, according to research by ... of patients would choose to remain on the waiting ... to the study,s lead author Michael L. Volk, M.D., ...
... (HealthDay News) -- ,The timing of an operation doesn,t affect ... study finds. For example, there,s no difference in death ... morning or on Monday instead of Friday, the researchers said. ... lead to a higher rate of safety problems when operations ...
... with obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to stick ... involved with their treatment, according to a team of ... airway collapses during sleep. It is the most common ... become more elevated in obese people. The first line ...
... Optimism is associated with higher grades for female students, but ... at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel assessed the ... 72 percent female) aged 20 to 28. The investigators ... grades than those who were less optimistic. However, high levels ...
... a chronic swelling condition common in breast cancer survivors, ... past, most people believed that exercise might induce or ... researchers say the benefits of exercise outweigh the risks ... Jane Armer, professor in the Sinclair School of Nursing, ...
... issue of Hepatology , a journal of the ... uncovered limitations in screening for primary liver cancer, also ... that, if given the choice during a clinical trial, ... of non-screening, therefore making a randomized study of HCC ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Transplant candidates seek best quality livers, even if it means waiting longer 2Health News:Time of Surgery Doesn't Influence Results, Study Says 2Health News:Innovative approaches help sleep apnea sufferers benefit from CPAP 2Health News:MU researchers recommend exercise for breast cancer survivors, lymphedema patients 2Health News:Studies of patients with cirrhosis uncover limitations in liver cancer screening 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014  Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS ... that its new PicoWay® device has received CE Mark ... and pigmented lesions on any skin type. PicoWay is ... and 1064nm wavelengths, which utilizes Syneron,s proprietary PicoWay technology ... are trillionths of a second, known as picosecond pulses. ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... (NYSE: RMD ), an innovator and pioneer ... and other chronic respiratory conditions, has won a permanent ... medical device manufacturer APEX Medical Corp. (APEX), prohibiting sales ... 220 masks.  The judgment was entered by the Regional ... appealable, and applies throughout Germany.  The ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. , July 28, 2014 ... to meet with Linde,s Healthcare division experts at ... held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois ... demand nothing less than complete confidence in a reliable ... Healthcare Segment manager. "Linde understands the importance of this ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Syneron Announces CE Mark for PicoWay Dual Wavelength Picosecond Laser for Tattoo Removal and Treatment of Pigmented Lesions 2Syneron Announces CE Mark for PicoWay Dual Wavelength Picosecond Laser for Tattoo Removal and Treatment of Pigmented Lesions 3Syneron Announces CE Mark for PicoWay Dual Wavelength Picosecond Laser for Tattoo Removal and Treatment of Pigmented Lesions 4ResMed Receives Permanent Injunction against APEX in Germany, Continues Enforcement of Patents in Europe 2Linde's Healthcare division to display new Hospital Services platform at the national ASHE Conference in Chicago 2
... Eli Lilly and Company,s (NYSE: LLY ... set to launch. Through the program, the company is ... that often lack basic resources. While serving others, the ... of different cultures and see firsthand the complex problems ...
... 2011 Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC ... closing of a $7.1 million common stock financing.  The ... several existing shareholders and certain members of senior management, ... price of $0.75 per share.  Proceeds from the offering ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lilly's Connecting Hearts Abroad Program Sends Employees on Global Service Assignments 2Lilly's Connecting Hearts Abroad Program Sends Employees on Global Service Assignments 3Lilly's Connecting Hearts Abroad Program Sends Employees on Global Service Assignments 4Lilly's Connecting Hearts Abroad Program Sends Employees on Global Service Assignments 5Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. Closes $7.1 Million Common Stock Offering 2
Irrigation pump for arthroscopy....
... DVD Burner captures still images and ... patient archives allows for multiple cases ... The unit provides software burned to ... playback and editing. Compatible with DICOM ...
The 15 and 18 Sony Flat Screen Monitors with articulating arm can be used in conjunction with existing surgical monitors or as replacements....
The A3 3-Chip Camera includes digital processing, seamless autoshutter, industry-leading reliability, white balance with memory function, ease of operation, and a 2 year warranty....
Medicine Products: