Navigation Links
MCG receives second-time designation from National Cancer Institute
Date:12/20/2007

ram funding supports the infrastructure for dozens of clinical studies instead of just one, says Dr. Jillella.

Before this grant, providing trials was difficult because we could not support the personnel needed for that, he says. Because of the CCOP, we can hire the personnel we need, including research nurses, study coordinators and administrative assistants who are all an important part of clinical research activity.

The grant also allows for collaborative work between adult, preventive and pediatric cancer researchers and clinicians.

One particular way that we have and will continue to benefit from this grant is in the increasing collaboration between adult and pediatric oncology, says Dr. Vega. Having this grant as the common denominator allows us to share. There is a lot that both sides can learn from each other.

For example, he says, young adults who are diagnosed with cancer often fall in the middle between adult and pediatric oncology. While pediatricians treat patients until age 21, many pediatric trials do not apply to those older patients.

Because of the CCOP cooperation, we can extend adult trials to our pediatric patients that wouldnt have been available before, he says.

The grant also provides money for studies on preventing cancer and studies that can help improve the quality of life for patients already undergoing treatments.

Theres a lot of research being done on potential treatments, but theres only a drop in the bucket of studies that focus on the patient with cancer, says Dr. Ferris. When people have cancer, clearly, one of the major goals is to cure it. But we also realize that during that process, some bad things can happen. Thats where we come in. We need to find ways to minimize suffering and make the treatment period more tolerable for the patient. Are there better medications" Alternative treatments for side effects of drugs"

These types of studies also help patients ta
'/>"/>

Contact: Jennifer Hilliard
jhilliard@mcg.edu
706-721-8604
Medical College of Georgia  
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Lake Elsinore Family Caregiver Receives Free Power Wheelchair From The SCOOTER Store
2. DaVita Receives Civil Complaint
3. Ranbaxy Receives Tentative Approval to Manufacture and Market Galantamine Tablets on an Exclusive Basis
4. Watson Receives First FDA Approval for Manufacturing Product at Its Goa, India Facility
5. Edwards Lifesciences Receives CE Mark for Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve
6. PainCare Receives $14.4 Million in Cash From Completed Sale of South Florida Ambulatory Surgery Centers
7. UT Southwesterns obesity research receives $22 million NIH Roadmap grant
8. Temple Emergency Medicine receives $1.8M to find best MRSA treatment
9. Prime Therapeutics Receives TIPPS Certification
10. Bioniche Receives $2 Million Government Grant For Market Development Related to its E. coli O157:H7 Cattle Vaccine
11. UCLA receives $22.5 million to explore the fundamental biology of mental disorders
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
MCG receives second-time designation from National Cancer Institute
(Date:7/31/2014)... National non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ annual Adventure ... 12-14, following two years in the high Colorado Plateau. ... and able-bodied athletes competing together in an inclusive outdoor ... experienced adventure athletes. , Hosted at the rustic ... River in the rugged Gore Mountains northwest of Vail, ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 In its latest blog ... and believes that having family close by during a stay ... not the process is successful, is looking at 10 tips ... , “Addiction recovery is a lifelong process, and one ... be committed to without compromise,” commented Best Drug Rehabilitation’s CEO ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... When guests shop CVS, they’ll find many ... Shea Moisture. And now CVS is adding another acclaimed brand ... 1, guests will find G Natural products in CVS stores ... CEO Roger Gore was inspired to start G’Natural Herbal Products ... developing a receding hairline; he tried many products on the ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Push to ... ninth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping ... Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to ... more than $44 million for charities across the country ... by purchasing shopping passes from Push to Walk now. ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... July 31, 2014 Responding to ... environment more responsive to an increasingly diverse patient ... experience and scholarly expertise to the publication of ... care professions: "Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health ... L. Dreachslin, PhD, a professor in the Management ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Adventure Team Challenge Returns to Colorado’s High Country 2Health News:World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Adventure Team Challenge Returns to Colorado’s High Country 3Health News:New Best Drug Rehabilitation Blog Posts Looks at 10 Tips for Coping After Drug or Alcohol Rehab 2Health News:CVS Caremark Adds New, Natural Acclaimed Hair Care Line to its Beauty Roster 2Health News:Push to Walk Participates in Macy’s Ninth Annual “Shop For A Cause” 2Health News:Push to Walk Participates in Macy’s Ninth Annual “Shop For A Cause” 3Health News:NLN CEO Co-Authors Textbook to Advance Diversity and Cultural Competence Across Health Care Professions 2Health News:NLN CEO Co-Authors Textbook to Advance Diversity and Cultural Competence Across Health Care Professions 3
... , , , LOUISVILLE, Ky., July ... regional provider of home health nursing services, announced today that it will ... on Wednesday, August 5, 2009, before the market open. , , ... 11:00 a.m. ET on August 5, 2009, and will be hosted by ...
... , WASHINGTON, July 31 Last ... Democratic leadership,s health care bill, H.R. 3200, that would specifically include ... of this bill. Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins had ... Energy and Commerce Committee mark up: , , ...
... , , , , ... , HARRISBURG, Pa., July 31 Department of ... observance of National Immunization Awareness Month. , , ... sure you and your family are up-to-date on these immunizations is ...
... , , , ... statement by Jim O,Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project: , , ... the safety of fresh produce. The proposed guidance documents put out ... that the agency will finalize these documents quickly. We also look ...
... linked to headache, researchers explain , FRIDAY, July 31 ... cosmetic surgery, Michelle Cramer has now lost most of ... her frown lines. , Cramer, a graphics illustrator in ... close to a decade until she had surgery to ...
... , , , ABA program ... CALDWELL, N.J., July 31 Caldwell College will launch ... Analysis (ABA), a well developed scientific discipline that is best known ... disorder. Caldwell,s program was recently approved by the New Jersey ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Almost Family, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on August 5, 2009 2Health News:House Measure Proves Healthcare Legislation Will Fund Abortion, Says Family Research Council Action 2Health News:Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized 2Health News:Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized 3Health News:Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines 2Health News:Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines 3Health News:Caldwell College Receives Approval to Launch First Ph.D. for Applied Behavior Analysis-Autism Treatment in New Jersey 2
(Date:7/30/2014)... SAN DIEGO , July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... held biotech company that designs and develops novel ... management of cancer, announced today the completion of ... The financing included new investors RusnanoMedInvest (RMI) and ... Fund, and Pfizer Venture Investments, as well as ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... , July 30, 2014 ... and CUDA programming expertise to big data, aerospace ... eInfochips, a leading engineering R&D services ... to develop NVIDIA GPU-powered solutions for aerospace ... high-performance computing (HPC), industrial , and ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and HERZLIYA PITUACH, ... Inc. (OTCQX and NASDAQ OMX First North Premier, ... announces today that it has initiated the screening of ... trial exploring the safety and efficacy of bertilimumab in ... open-label trial will enroll 10-15 patients who will receive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Epic Sciences Announces Series C Financing to Advance Essential Cancer Diagnostics for Personalized Medicine 2Epic Sciences Announces Series C Financing to Advance Essential Cancer Diagnostics for Personalized Medicine 3eInfochips to Develop NVIDIA GPU-powered Solutions for Aerospace and Defense, Medical Imaging, HPC and Visual Computing 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin 3Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin 4Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin 5
... Merit Medical is pleased to offer ... The pre-coated, high-performance, InQwire guide wire ... is very lubricious and can help ... available in a wide range of ...
... The MULTI-LINK VISION Coronary Stent System ... of cobalt chromium stents. Cobalt chromium is ... so a cobalt chromium stent can have ... stainless steel stent with struts that are ...
BiodivYsio stent with biocompatible coating (phosphorylcholine)...
... The CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Coronary ... antiproliferative drug, called "sirolimus", a ... stent delivery platform. Upon placement, ... wall and impedes the process ...
Medicine Products: