Navigation Links
Dr. Beverly Lange, retired CHOP oncologist, receives distinguished career award
Date:5/15/2014

Beverly J. Lange, M.D., an exemplary physician and researcher at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for over 40 years, will receive the 2014 Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO). The Award recognizes her outstanding lifetime contributions to the care of children with cancer.

ASPHO will present the award to Lange tomorrow during its 27th Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Lange served as a senior physician and director of clinical affairs in the Division of Oncology at CHOP, where she worked from 1976 until her retirement in 2013. She also held the Yetta Deitch Novotny Chair in Pediatric Oncology at the Hospital, and was a professor of Pediatrics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She continues to volunteer in CHOP's Division of Oncology.

The ASPHO Distinguished Career Award honors a professional whose career "has had a major impact on the subspecialty through some combination of research, education, patient care, and advocacy."

Although Dr. Lange's clinical work has covered many types of childhood cancer, she is most associated with groundbreaking investigations of pediatric leukemia. In announcing this year's award, ASPHO said there is no question that Dr. Lange "is synonymous with evidence-based improvements in the treatment of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML)." Much of her work has focused on conducting landmark clinical trials to discover optimum combination treatments for AML, including reducing and preventing side effects of cancer treatments.

Over the decades during which Dr. Lange researched these treatments, survival rates for AML have improved to their current level of over 55 percent. Her expertise has also produced advancements in treating high-risk forms of another childhood cancer, pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Dr. Lange has published extensively in top-tier scientific journals
'/>"/>

Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Beverly Hills Dentist Dr. David Frey raises money for the Jerusalem Dental Center for Children
2. KD LUXE Jewelry and Accessories: Introducing Chic Italian Silver and Stainless Collections in Beverly Hills and Hollywood
3. Expert Beverly Hills Hair Restoration offers 6 Tips to Achieve Healthy Hair and Prevent Hair Loss that Won't Break the Bank
4. Study Says Timing of Lunch May Impact Weight Loss – Celebrity Beverly Hills Doctor Discusses the Findings
5. Releford Foot and Ankle Institute Steps in to New Beverly Hills Location
6. Mickey Fine Pharmacy in Beverly Hills Now Helping Customers Target Their Roots with Thinning Hair Solution Revivogen
7. “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” Star Yolanda Foster, Mark Eshoo, and Dr. Steven Schutzer to be Honored at Lyme Research Alliance's Gala on April 6, 2013
8. Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Parsa Zadeh, Now Offers Second Opinion for Invisalign Aligners
9. Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Mirani, Now Offers Porcelain Veneers
10. Long-Time-Liner® Beverly Hills advises on the key points to seek in a qualified technician for those considering the newly emerging permanent make-up trend.
11. West Hollywood Welcomes FBE Personal Trainer, Private Fitness And Weight Loss Center Minutes From Beverly Hills
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Dr. Beverly Lange, retired CHOP oncologist, receives distinguished career award
(Date:7/26/2014)... According to the "Get Rid Tattoo Naturally" book ... guide that provides readers with safe and natural methods ... teaches them how to fade dark colored tattoos, and ... home for drastic results. , Vkool reveals in ... step-by-step tutorials and product recommendations for treating different ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 PersonalInjurySolicitorsIreland, ... legal help to people who have suffered from ... launch of both their new company, and a ... on the new website explained, http://www.personalinjurysolicitorsireland.com/personal-injury-claims , ... The focus of the company is always on ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... According to a new market research ... monitoring, thermography, ultrasound emission, lubricating oil analysis, corrosion ... Geography - Global Forecast to 2014 - 2020", ... is expected to reach $2.50 at a CAGR ... 117 market data Tables and 57 Figures spread ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... As reported by the New Orleans Advocate in ... (7/3), the state of Louisiana has recently seen a large ... cocaine. Officials believe the increase is due to a misconception ... marijuana. However, both doctors and police confirm that that belief ... call it “poison,” doctors have acknowledged that the Louisiana Poison ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... America (GSA) the nation,s largest interdisciplinary ... has chosen Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN, ... 2014 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing ... GSA,s Health Sciences Section, is given to a ... and sustained contribution to gerontological nursing research. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:"Get Rid Tattoo Naturally" Book Review Exposes Jason Carter's Tattoo Removal Guide – Vkool.com 2Health News:"Get Rid Tattoo Naturally" Book Review Exposes Jason Carter's Tattoo Removal Guide – Vkool.com 3Health News:PersonalInjurySolicitorsIreland.com Announces the Launch of their New Company and Website 2Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Louisiana Recognizes Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana 2Health News:Young earns GSA's 2014 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award 2
... Brigid Waldron-Perrine, Ph.D., a recent graduate from Wayne State University, ... at Wayne State University,s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ... to a higher power, it can help them rehabilitate. The ... Traumatic brain injury is a disruption of normal brain ...
... -- New mandatory safety standards for cribs in the United ... ensuring a safe environment for infants as they sleep," according ... and Human Development. Under the new Consumer Product Safety ... cribs will be banned, mattress supports will be stronger, crib ...
... LINDA, Calif. Health disparities between black Americans and ... medical journals. But one study shows that blacks who ... report a better quality of life than the average ... possible explanation for the difference. The research was conducted ...
... has confirmed that between 10-20% of breast cancers classified ... when and why breast cancers may be misclassified has ... with breast cancer. Its findings are published online in ... A woman diagnosed with breast cancer can be ...
... June 27, 2011 In today,s society where access to ... appropriate media usage for their children and how media consumption ... Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH and Dr. Michelle M. Garrison, ... of media and assess how media usage can lead to ...
... NEW YORK (June 27, 2011) -- As required under the ... people will soon be added to the ranks of the ... a different, potentially problematic trend that could end up hampering ... accepting fewer and fewer patients with health insurance, according to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Religion benefits traumatic brain injury victims, Wayne State University research finds 2Health News:New Crib Safety Rules to Take Effect 2Health News:Black members of Adventist church defy health disparities, study shows 2Health News:Studies examine impact of media use among youth, recommend preventative measures 2Health News:Studies examine impact of media use among youth, recommend preventative measures 3Health News:Surprising drop in physicians' willingness to accept patients with insurance 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... 25, 2014  Semler Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... assessment company that develops patented products that assist ... diseases, today reported financial results for the second ... "The second quarter of 2014 ... Doug Murphy-Chutorian , M.D., chief executive officer of ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... N.Y. , July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. ... clinic, GPM Pediatrics, reacts to a recent study, which ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129709 ... exposed to severe stress are more likely than others to ... months before pregnancy." There were two specific types ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014  Restore Health, ... and compounded pharmaceuticals, announced that it is now ... unique to each individual based upon their particular ... by understanding the interaction between a patient,s genetics ... "We,re very excited to provide this new service ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Semler Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Semler Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Noted Staten Island Pediatrics Clinic, Comments on Study, Which Names Grief as a Cause of Obesity in Children 2Restore Health Launches Pharmacogenetic Testing, Enhancing Its Suite of Personalized Medicine Goods and Services 2Restore Health Launches Pharmacogenetic Testing, Enhancing Its Suite of Personalized Medicine Goods and Services 3
... long-standing tradition of the original Hoffmann® ... today's surgeon with advanced technology and ... loaded snap fit mechanism allows the ... rods or pins providing versatile intraoperative ...
... OMNIPAQUE is an X-ray contrast ... and children for: angiography, urography, ... computed tomography of the basal ... endoscopic retrograde cholangio (pancreato) graphy ...
... contrast agent FDA-approved for administration by power ... IV contrast media for MR imaging of ... has convenient packaging options for just the ... problem-free delivery. You can trust OptiMARK ...
... was launched in the U.S. in 1993 ... nervous system (CNS) to detect lesions of ... OMNISCAN has since received approval for adult ... CNS and body indications. OMNISCAN comes in ...
Medicine Products: