Navigation Links
National Cancer Institute establishes $11.3 million center at Case Western Reserve
Date:9/16/2011

The National Cancer Institute has awarded $11.3 million to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine to establish a center of excellence for research on gastrointestinal cancers. The funding designates the university as a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers recognition extended to just one institution this year. University Hospitals Case Medical Center is the primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve and is collaborating with the School of Medicine on a portion of the comprehensive program.

"This grant reflects the culmination of decades of remarkable research efforts that have advanced our understanding of some of the most devastating and challenging forms of cancer," Case Western Reserve President Barbara R. Snyder said. "We are proud of that progress and profoundly hopeful for future breakthroughs."

This award recognizes extraordinary achievements and potential of the School of Medicine's programs in gastrointestinal malignancies. Case Western Reserve will join an elite group of six other institutions nationwide that hold a SPORE in gastrointestinal cancers. Others include Harvard and Johns Hopkins University. The new funding will be used to build on Case Western Reserve researchers' existing discoveries and push them forward to provide more effective modes of detection, treatment and prevention for patients.

The Case Western Reserve SPORE will focus on translational research aimed at reducing the incidence and deaths from colon cancers and from cancers of the esophagus The SPORE will also develop new approaches for treatment and prevention of adenomatous colon polyps that can develop into colon cancers, and for Barrett's esophagus, that can develop into esophageal cancer. Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and cancers of the esophagus are (along with melanomas) the most rapidly increasing cause of cancer deaths in the United State
'/>"/>

Contact: Jessica Studeny
jessica.studeny@case.edu
216-368-4692
Case Western Reserve University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Health Impact Project director comments on new National Research Council report
2. St. Michaels echocardiology lab awarded international seal of approval
3. UN Member States jeopardize international progress on non-communicable disease epidemic
4. UofLs Ruth Carrico selected for National Nurse Fellowship
5. Childrens National collaborates with NIH researchers to identify gene variant in Proteus syndrome
6. Dale Browne, M.D., ear, nose, and throat specialist, receives award from National Medical Society
7. John House, MD, ear, nose, and throat specialist, receives award from National Medical Society
8. Aeras and China National Biotech Group sign memorandum of understanding for TB vaccine R&D
9. International conference launches revolutionary South Asia autism network
10. Elimination of national kidney allocation policy improves minority access to transplants
11. Cedars-Sinai movement disorders expert on international task force for dystonia treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... Frontier Nursing University has been awarded ... Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) program . This ... to 280 students over the grant period. ... increase the number of advanced education nurses trained to ... address the nurse faculty shortage that inhibits nursing schools ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... minimally invasive aesthetic injectable procedures have grown in popularity ... age-defying treatments. As Botulinum toxin generally known ... of nonaesthetic health professionals have emerged to perform procedures ... Henry M. Spinelli, MD from the Division of Plastic ... Kelly, MD from Columbia University in New York have ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 01, 2014 With fast food restaurants on ... convenience of processed, microwavable dinners, it is no wonder that ... offer patients a mere quick fix for shedding this dangerous ... part of the country, get slimmer and healthier for the ... the tools and education on how to avoid obesity ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 St. Christopher's ... in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley ... Dates and show times TBA. , St. Christopher's Hospital ... services for children from birth through 21 years of ... several of the hospital's specialties, including autism and childhood ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 For many ... when memory is still within the normal range, slips ... signs of future decline. This merits a closer look, ... the August 2014 Harvard Men's Health Watch . ... if they forget where their keys are they are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Frontier Nursing University Receives $700,000 in Scholarships for Advanced Practice Nursing and Midwifery Students 2Health News:Plastic surgeons or nurses: Who are the better injectors? 2Health News:Diet Doc Medical Weight Loss Programs Announces Diet Plans That Melt Excess Fat Rapidly While Teaching Patients How to Avoid Obesity 2Health News:Diet Doc Medical Weight Loss Programs Announces Diet Plans That Melt Excess Fat Rapidly While Teaching Patients How to Avoid Obesity 3Health News:Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr. to Feature St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Upcoming Episode 2Health News:Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr. to Feature St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Upcoming Episode 3Health News:Worried About Changes in Your Memory? It's Worth A Closer Look, From the August 2014 Harvard Men's Health Watch 2
... Feb. 6 SOBeFiT Magazine, the first South Florida,publication ... fitness,nutrition, health and sports for men and women, will ... in South Beach presented by The Sports,Club/LA, as part ... launch. , On February 8th, ...
... PA -- For years controversy has surrounded whether electronic ... cut medical errors, and reduce healthcare costs. Now, researchers ... discovered a way to get another bonus from the ... treatments for disease. , In the first ...
... helping Men stay clean and sober for the past 7 years , we ... , a AA meeting and lots of Food and fellowship,come join us in ... ... one of the finest sober living houses in the country. ...
... ANGELES, Feb. 6 Established in 2004, the Institute ... only non-profit, independent cancer research institute focused on creating ... and metastatic bone disease. Ethan Horwitz, Esq. is ... & Spalding and has an extensive Intellectual Property practice. ...
... finds levels of skepticism correlate with lower cancer screening ... women, especially black women, have more distrust of the ... breast cancer, new research shows. , Almost half of ... or misled by health-care organizations." Eighteen percent strongly agreed ...
... FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 6 The Spherion Employee Confidence ... month,s survey low of 40.4. The Index, which measures workers, ... economic environment, reveals that more workers are confident in their ... (34 percent) reported that they are likely to look for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:SOBeFiT Magazine Promotes its Launch With First Annual 5K Run+Walk & Fitness Festival in South Beach 2Health News:SOBeFiT Magazine Promotes its Launch With First Annual 5K Run+Walk & Fitness Festival in South Beach 3Health News:Penn study shows how electronic medical records can be used to test drug efficacy 2Health News:Penn study shows how electronic medical records can be used to test drug efficacy 3Health News:Cleveland House a Sober living Resort, is Celebrating 7 Year Anniversary 2Health News:Minorities Distrust Medical System More 2Health News:Minorities Distrust Medical System More 3Health News:Employee Confidence Index Rises 2.3 Points in January 2Health News:Employee Confidence Index Rises 2.3 Points in January 3Health News:Employee Confidence Index Rises 2.3 Points in January 4Health News:Employee Confidence Index Rises 2.3 Points in January 5
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Amar Singh , Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President. ... on July 30. "Sorrento is deeply saddened and ... Our immediate thoughts go to Amar,s family and friends," said ... Officer. Mr. Singh joined Sorrento in January ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... (NYSE: RMD ) today announced results for its ... 2014.  Revenue for the quarter was $415.2 million, flat compared ... decrease on a constant currency basis). Net income was $87.7 ... ended June 30, 2013. Diluted earnings per share for the ... the quarter ended June 30, 2013.  The ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: ... developments for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. ... 30, 2014 Revenue Total revenue for the quarter ended ... for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 primarily due to ... Total revenue for the six months ended ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento Announces the Unexpected Death of its Chief Business Officer 2RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 2RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 3RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 4RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 5RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 6RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 7RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 8RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 9RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 10RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 11RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 12RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 13Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 2Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 3Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 4Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 5Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 6Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 7Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 8Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 9Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 10Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 11Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 12Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 13Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 14Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 15Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 16Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 17Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 18Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 19Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 20Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 21Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 22Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 23
... Screen Tests are available in 14 configurations ... Designed using Microgenics Antibody Technology, the SureStep™ ... of care immunoassay targeted to detect MDMA ... and MDEA but no cross-reactivity to any ...
The SEDITAINER Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) System is for collection of blood specimens for the measurement of ESR within the blood collection tube, using the SEDITAINER ESR Stand....
... NMP22® Test Kit is a quantitative microplate enzyme ... are at risk for rapid recurrence or occult ... voided urine sample and is twice as sensitive ... to improve patient outcome by identifying those patients ...
... Unlike other ESR products, SEDIPLAST® ... superior design features to protect laboratory ... blood handling. SEDIPLAST® is a uniquely ... which provides greater safety and convenience ...
Medicine Products: