Navigation Links
Mount Sinai presents treatment trends, vaccine research, prognosis data at ASCO
Date:5/17/2012

Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers will present several landmark studies, including data on treatment trends in late-stage cancer, a promising multiple myeloma vaccine, and predictive models of soft tissue sarcomas, prostate and bladder cancer, at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting June 1-5, 2012 in Chicago.

Highlights of Mount Sinai research at ASCO:

  • Age, Race, Lower Income, and Lack of Insurance Are Associated with Non-Treatment of Patients With Late-Stage Cancer (Abstract #6065, Monday, June 4, 2012, 1:15 PM-5:15 PM CT, S Hall A2)

    Mount Sinai researchers found that 20 percent of 773,233 patients with Stage IV cancer from the National Cancer Database from 2000-2008 did not receive any anticancer treatment. Kidney and lung cancer had the highest rates of non-treatment at 25.5 and 24 percent, respectively, and prostate cancer had the lowest rate at 11.1 percent. Across all tumor types, older age, black race, lack of medical insurance, and lower income were associated with lack of treatment.

    "While we were aware that some patients with advanced cancer do not receive any anticancer treatment based on our own clinical experience, we were very surprised that the proportion of patients receiving no treatment was this high," said Matthew Galsky, MD, Assistant Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mount Sinai. "Of course, there are multiple reasons for lack of treatment, many of them appropriate. However, we identified some trends to suggest that lack of access to care may play a role in many cases, a finding that warrants concern, and has implications regarding healthcare policy."

  • Pilot Study of Protein-based Vaccine for Multiple Myeloma (Abstract #TPS8111, Monday, June 4, 2012, 1:15 PM-5:15 PM CT, S Hall A2)

    In a poster session at ASCO highlighting research works in progress, Hearn Jay Cho, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Hem
    '/>"/>


Contact: Mount Sinai Press Office
newsmedia@mssm.edu
212-241-9200
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine news :

1. Great recession reflux amounts to more hunger among seniors
2. David H. Koch donates $10 million to Mount Sinais Jaffe Food Allergy Institute
3. Mount Sinai first to use visually guided catheter ablation system to treat AFib patient
4. When the mountains call . . .
5. Small amount of exercise could protect against memory loss in elderly, CU study suggests
6. Mount Sinai researchers discover possible new target for sarcoma treatment and prevention
7. Amount of HIV in Genital Fluid Linked to Transmission
8. Mount Sinai finds promising clue to mechanism behind gene mutation that causes Parkinsons disease
9. Trace Amounts of Radiation Reach California; No Health Risk, Experts Say
10. Mount Sinai researcher finds unexpected temperature sensation for a light detector
11. Number of Mountain Bike Injuries Dropping
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... The North America Phytochemicals & Plant Extracts Market ... in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. This ... in 2012 to $930.1 million by 2018, at a CAGR ... TOC of the North America phytochemicals & plant extracts market ... It also provides a glimpse of the segmentation in the ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... The North American Colorants Market ... North America with analysis and forecast of volume ... North American Colorants Market report, to get an ... provides a glimpse of the segmentation in the ... various tables and figures. , http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/americas-colorants-8463333110.html ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many teens never outgrow their ... pain can persist for years, affecting teens, participation in ... left untreated, so-called growing pains can become chronic, the ... that one in three young people between the ages ... their knees," said Michael Skovdal Rathleff, a physiotherapist from ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 i2i Systems announced today it ... (SAS) to provide a robust patient referral database ... is one of the largest independent software companies in ... 40,000 patients are seen annually in its on-site HCC ... primary care, providers at the SAS HCC refer patients ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 With the brand ... a new lecture series featuring the “reality model” ... National Park, a more affordable resort pricing structure, and a ... Co-founder, says, “We have always had a great weight loss ... that differentiate Fitness Ridge. We want to change the way ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North America Phytochemicals & plant extracts (Nutraceuticals) Market is Expected to Reach $930.1 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Phytochemicals & plant extracts (Nutraceuticals) Market is Expected to Reach $930.1 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Phytochemicals & plant extracts (Nutraceuticals) Market is Expected to Reach $930.1 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Americas Colorants Market is Expected to Reach 2,006 Thousand MT in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:Americas Colorants Market is Expected to Reach 2,006 Thousand MT in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Americas Colorants Market is Expected to Reach 2,006 Thousand MT in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years 2Health News:SAS Selects i2i Systems for Health Care Center Patient Referral Database 2Health News:SAS Selects i2i Systems for Health Care Center Patient Referral Database 3Health News:Weight Loss Destination, the Biggest Loser Resort in Utah, Rebrands as Fitness Ridge 2
... male veterans suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), ... cancer, researchers found that regular use of high dose ... cancer. ,David H. Au, M.D., M.S., of the ... along with five associates found that among 10,474 patients ...
... testosterone, which plays a key role in health and ... ,People suffering with Alzheimer's lack the ability to ... As the disease progresses, individuals may also experience changes ... agitation, as well as delusions or hallucinations. ...
... has over the years been a high source of nutrition ... that can be eaten in several forms, it is the ... With Easter just round the corner an animal rights group ... urging people not to eat eggs. ,Volunteers of ...
... fish varieties, is increasing all along the coastal regions in ... to it every year, it is estimated. // ... damage that pollution and global warming are inflicting on the ... of popular fish types, including grouper and barracuda, live near ...
... last year, has left Health Trusts short of nearly ?56million, ... from a local survey of health trusts show that almost ... money than they had expected to get under the new ... shortage, PCT may try to re allocate money from other ...
... overweight and obese individuals, the incidence of asthma increases ... weight, according to a meta-analysis of seven studies on ... first issue for April 2007 of the American Journal ... American Thoracic Society. ,E. Rand Sutherland, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:High Dose Inhaled Corticosteroid Use for COPD Could Cut Risk of Lung Cancer 2Health News:Global Warming Could Increase Exotic Fish Poisoning 2Health News:Asthma Incidence Shows a 50 Percent Increase in Fat People 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... WASHINGTON , July 31, 2014  CVS/pharmacy ... first pharmacy in the nation to earn the ... health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards ... Longs Drug Store locations nationwide have earned this ... accreditation programs. Its Community Pharmacy Accreditation Program was ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Mass., July 31, 2014 HeartWare International, ... innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that ... announced revenue of $70.1 million for the second quarter ... $50.8 million in revenue for the same period of ... ® Ventricular Assist Systems were sold globally compared ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 Second Quarter Total Revenue $2.0 billion; an increase of ... 4% for same store sales and 8% pro forma, excluding ... , 2014 Second Quarter GAAP EPS $0.37; Cash EPS $1.91, ... Operating Cash Flow $376 million; Adjusted Operating Cash Flow $500 ... Launched 17 new products in the U.S. year-to-date , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CVS/pharmacy Earns First-Ever Community Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC 2CVS/pharmacy Earns First-Ever Community Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC 3HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 2HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 3HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 4HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 5HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 6HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 7HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 8HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 9HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 10HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 11HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 12Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 13Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 14Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 15Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 16Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 17Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 18Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 19Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 20Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 21Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 22Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 23
... International Partnership for Microbicides, issued the following statement ... and effectiveness study of BufferGel and PRO2000 (0.5 ... Microbicide Trials Network, a worldwide collaborative group funded ... released final results from its Phase II/IIb safety ...
... Only Approved Platelet Producer in Europe Represents New ... Feb. 6 Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ... has granted marketing authorisation for Nplate(R) (romiplostim) for ... thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) patients who are refractory to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide 2New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide 3New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide 4Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) 2Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) 3Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) 4Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) 5Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) 6Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) 7Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) 8
Quick Release Holder designed for the 8000 Series Microtome to hold hardboard squares....
Steel Knife with box for the Series 8000 Sliding Microtome. C-Profile, 240 x 33 x13m, 22 Degree angle, tapped to accept holder for Shandon knife sharpener....
... new SureCut M3500 Radial Microtome has a look ... and a range of functions and capabilities that ... Based on years of experience and knowledge but ... the SureCut M3500 Microtome will be the answer ...
Spare fuse set...
Medicine Products: