Navigation Links
Federal Stimulus Funding Channels More Than $40 Million to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Date:10/5/2009

tests in collaboration with the Southwest Oncology Group, among others.

"Are patients living longer? Are they living better quality lives? Are there cost-effective alternatives to the way we currently treat patients? We just don't have those answers," he said.

Reducing the risk of infection and early death in patients who receive cord blood transplants to treat tumors of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma, is the goal of a $1.74 million grant to Colleen Delaney, M.D., an assistant member in the Clinical Research Division. Patients undergoing a cord blood transplant, who are often of minority or mixed ethnic background, are at increased risk of infection and early death following the transplant because of the significant delay in the recovery of white blood cells, particularly cells called neutrophils. Neutrophils are the most common type of white blood cell and are the body's first line of defense against infections. However, using a novel culture methodology, Delaney demonstrated for the first time the ability to generate increased numbers of cells from a single unit of cord blood that are capable of rapid neutrophil recovery when infused in the clinical setting.

"Further development of this product to confirm our initial promising results requires additional clinical trials that, if successful, could change the way cord blood transplantation is performed," Delaney said.

Note to editors/reporters: Dr. Scott Ramsey's grant and the subject of comparative effectiveness research is discussed in more detail in another news release distributed today, "$16 Million in Federal Stimulus Funding Establishes Seattle as a Hub of Comparative-Effectiveness Research in Cancer." Please contact Kristen Woodward if you would like to receive a copy.

At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, our interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists
'/>"/>

SOURCE Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. MDMA Names New Director of Federal Affairs
2. Federal research plan to determine nanotech risks fails to deliver
3. Federal Employee Program Maintains Low Health Premiums In 2008
4. AMERIGROUP Contracts with Federal Government to Offer Medicare Advantage Health Plans in Seven States
5. SNM applauds NAS study showing need to restore federal nuclear medicine research funding
6. ACM Helps Medicaid Programs Comply With Federal Deficit Reduction Act Mandates
7. Boise(R) BEWARE(TM) Meets New Federal Guidelines Set Forth by Medicaid
8. HIV/AIDS Cases Among State and Federal Prison Inmates Fell for the Sixth Straight Year During 2005
9. Bristol-Myers Squibb Finalizes Settlement of Previously Disclosed Federal Investigation into Pricing, Sales and Marketing Practices
10. Federal Trade Commission Attempts To Suppress Best-Selling Authors First Amendment Rights
11. CPF Urges Congress to Increase Funding for IPF Research in 2009 Federal Budget
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... A new study of 58 ... impact of stress on metabolism after eating a high-fat meal ... a fast food restaurant, about 930 calories and 60 grams ... minutes every hour for 7 hours, conducting the study twice ... had experienced a stressful event in their lives during the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... granted new patient appointments to Medicaid beneficiaries and ... care practices (non-FQHCs), in addition to charging less ... 10-state University of Pennsylvania study published this month ... from a previous "secret shopper" study conducted in ... community health clinics that receive federal funding ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... has been awarded a three-year $1.7 million grant ... develop new imaging technologies and data analysis techniques ... networks of neurons in the brain interact to ... identify the precise interactions between millions of nerve ... and alterations in these interactions that may be ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... certified nutrition specialist and best-selling author Mike Geary that is ... totally transform their body into a fat-burning machine in less ... prompting an investigative review. , “In our culture that ... can be hard to decipher what is really fact and ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... VisitandCare.com reports that revenue for ... more than 79 percent in 2014, marking five straight ... total revenue tripled for its entirety of partnered medical ... has allowed them to partner with plastic surgery ... and privacy — with state-of-the-art surgical atmospheres aimed to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NutriGold Urges Every Woman To Read a Recent Study About Diet and Stress 2Health News:NutriGold Urges Every Woman To Read a Recent Study About Diet and Stress 3Health News:Medicaid and Uninsured patients obtain new patient appointments most easily at FQHCs 2Health News:UMD receives inaugural BRAIN Initiative Award 2Health News:Fat Burning Kitchen: Review Exposes Mike Geary’s 24-Hour Diet Transformation for Helping the Body Burn Fat Through a Natural Diet 2Health News:Fat Burning Kitchen: Review Exposes Mike Geary’s 24-Hour Diet Transformation for Helping the Body Burn Fat Through a Natural Diet 3Health News:VisitandCare.com Announces Record Demand for Plastic Surgery in Turkey 2Health News:VisitandCare.com Announces Record Demand for Plastic Surgery in Turkey 3Health News:VisitandCare.com Announces Record Demand for Plastic Surgery in Turkey 4
... cancer patients of reproductive age, radiation treatment directly to ... direct relationship between certain types of radiation therapy and ... 1 issue of the International Journal of Radiation ... for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). , Radiation therapy to ...
... with schizoaffective disorder who received paliperidone extended release ... improvement in a broad range of schizoaffective symptoms, ... the 12th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research (ICOSR) ... study provide additional evidence for symptomatic improvement of ...
... Federally Employed Women (FEW) salutes the House ... included two very important federal worker provisions. An ... Stephen Lynch (D-9-MA) to include the Federal Employees ... legislation during a previous mark up of the ...
... researchers say it,s not clear if one causes the ... research provides more evidence of a link between sleeplessness ... whether insomnia actually makes people want to kill themselves. ... problems might be an important contributor to suicidal thinking," ...
... release is available in Spanish . ... study of working memory. In terms of information retention, ... affected in diseases such as Alzheimer, and short-term or ... or structure a discourse. This more ephemeral memory is ...
... of Children and Adults Living with Autism , ... ... non-profit provider of autism services, Easter Seals believes every ... to a continuum of appropriate autism resources and receive necessary services, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Some radiation therapy treatments can decrease fertility 2Health News:Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder 2Health News:Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder 3Health News:Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder 4Health News:Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder 5Health News:Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder 6Health News:Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder 7Health News:FEW Salutes House for Passing Legislation with Federal Worker Provisions; FERS Sick Leave Credit and FERS Redeposit Approved 2Health News:FEW Salutes House for Passing Legislation with Federal Worker Provisions; FERS Sick Leave Credit and FERS Redeposit Approved 3Health News:Insomnia Linked to Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts 2Health News:Insomnia Linked to Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts 3Health News:Activation of the prefrontal cortex improves working memory 2Health News:The Time to Act for Families is Now -- Will You Act For Autism with Easter Seals? 2Health News:The Time to Act for Families is Now -- Will You Act For Autism with Easter Seals? 3Health News:The Time to Act for Families is Now -- Will You Act For Autism with Easter Seals? 4
(Date:9/30/2014)... LEXINGTON, Ky. , Sept. 30, 2014 ... coherence tomography (OCT), offered a new look at the ... to alter how physicians understand and treat the disease, ... study, conducted at Baptist Health Lexington between September 2010 ... issue of the Journal of the American College ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 BioStructures, LLC ... American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB), it was ... Executive Officer. Accreditation follows an intensive ... specially trained AATB inspector.  It establishes that the ... the facility meets or exceeds the standards set ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 The report based ... Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2007 - 2017," elaborated ... USD 20.8 billion in 2012 and is further expected ... a CAGR of 7.3% from 2012 to 2017. ... health purposes, especially to prevent chronic diseases that may ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Imaging Tool May Allow Tailoring of Stroke Prevention to Each Patient 2Biostructures, LLC Earns AATB Accreditation 2Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 2Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 3Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 4
... June 3, 2007 - Schering-Plough Corp. announced ... maintenance chemotherapy with,Caelyx (pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride),significantly ... with,metastatic breast cancer with infrequent and manageable ... presented,today at the 43rd Annual Meeting of ...
... of Largest Ever Phase III Clinical Trial ... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,GlaxoSmithKline today announced final results of ... investigational MAGE-A3,Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic (ASCI) in MAGE-A3,positive ... Cell Lung Cancer,(NSCLC). These data were presented ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Caelyx Delays Time to Disease Progression as Maintenance Therapy in,Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer 2Caelyx Delays Time to Disease Progression as Maintenance Therapy in,Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer 3Caelyx Delays Time to Disease Progression as Maintenance Therapy in,Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer 4Caelyx Delays Time to Disease Progression as Maintenance Therapy in,Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer 5Encouraging Clinical Activity of GSK's Novel Cancer,Immunotherapeutic Confirmed in Phase II Study in Patients with Most,Common Form of Lung Cancer 2Encouraging Clinical Activity of GSK's Novel Cancer,Immunotherapeutic Confirmed in Phase II Study in Patients with Most,Common Form of Lung Cancer 3Encouraging Clinical Activity of GSK's Novel Cancer,Immunotherapeutic Confirmed in Phase II Study in Patients with Most,Common Form of Lung Cancer 4Encouraging Clinical Activity of GSK's Novel Cancer,Immunotherapeutic Confirmed in Phase II Study in Patients with Most,Common Form of Lung Cancer 5Encouraging Clinical Activity of GSK's Novel Cancer,Immunotherapeutic Confirmed in Phase II Study in Patients with Most,Common Form of Lung Cancer 6
6 mm tying platform. Round knurled handle with polished finish. Teeth: 0.3 mm, 1 x 2. Orientation: Left hand....
0.12 mm, 1 x 2 teeth set at 45 degrees with 6 mm tying platform. Wide serrated handle with polished finish....
Stainless steel model of the popular Nordan titanium Colibri forceps. Tying platform with 0.12 mm teeth for grasping delicate structures. Flattened round handle with polished finish....
0.12 mm, 1 x 2 teeth set at 45 degrees with 4.5 mm tying platform. Serrated handle with polished finish....
Medicine Products: