Navigation Links
New Tool in the Radiography Approach Will Assist in Earlier Detection of Asbestos-Related Diseases
Date:3/28/2009

, then we can help identify asbestos exposures in places where it might not have previously been suspected. Such identification of early detection could help to reduce the death rate from asbestos-related diseases."

Harbut added that this new technology approach to chest radiography could also help reduce cases of fraud which have been reported in asbestos litigation, due to the clarity and sophistication of the images that can help identify which cases are asbestos-related and which are not.

Dr. Endress added, "It's my sincere hope that with this new approach and enhanced technology we will help reduce the death rate caused by asbestos-related diseases, reduce the suffering by patients and their loved ones, and make a significant contribution to medicine."

The use of this technology in the diagnosis and treatment of asbestos-related cancers and high-malignancy potential asbestos-related diseases represents another first for Karmanos Cancer Institute scientists and physicians. Previously, NCVAC researchers were among the first to discover the value of osteopontin -- a tumor marker of mesothelioma -- and published this finding in the New England Journal of Medicine. Karmanos workers have also reported the potential value of soluble mesothelin-related peptide, another tumor marker, in screening for mesothelioma.

Michael Harbut, M.D., MPH, Chief of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, is co-director of the National Center for Vermiculite and Asbestos-Related Cancers at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in Detroit, MI. In response to the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) identification of major sources of public asbestos exposure in Michigan, and to address the need for early diagnosis and aggressive treatment of asbestos-related diseases, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine (COEM) affilia
'/>"/>

SOURCE Karmanos Cancer Institute
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Varian Medical Systems to Introduce Two New PaxScan(R) Flat-Panel Digital Radiography Products at RSNA This Year
2. IDC Digital radiography systems Ranked #1 for third consecutive quarter
3. IDC Awarded Digital Radiography Contract With Beijing Capital Airport
4. IDC awarded Indias largest state government contract for digital radiography systems
5. HealthPartners Medical Group in Michigan City purchases IDC digital radiography system
6. US Military Chooses American Made iCRco Digital Radiography Systems
7. NIH Awards a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research Grant on "Novel Laser Scanning Technology for Computed Radiography" to VIXAR and iCRco
8. Eklin Launches New RapidStudy(TM) CDx Digital Radiography System at NAVC
9. Dr. Flakes Animal Wellness Clinic Installs Adams Countys First Eklin Digital Radiography System
10. Carestream Health Announces New Orders From from U.S. Healthcare Facilities For for Its Digital Radiography Solutions
11. Health care incentive model offers collaborative approach
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/21/2014)... Beverly Hills, Ca (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 ... Dr. Khanna was a guest at the Aspen Helicopters ... for kids and a Santa with sleigh, flown by ... the helicopter appeared invisible; only Santa with sleigh was ... both during day and night. Dr.Khanna has helped many ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 AngelWeddingDress.com’s new ... There is a total of 1,000 new designs in ... the coming spring 2015. , AngelWeddingDress.com promises ... female shoppers with wardrobe essentials while many fashion trends ... problems, the customer service team at AngelWeddingDress.com is ready ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... smokers find e-cigarettes less addictive than traditional cigarettes, new research ... as they did regular cigarettes, thousands of ex-smokers said they ... and irritable over their need to smoke, researchers reported. ... was significantly less for e-cig use than for tobacco use," ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... The number of Mirena lawsuits ( ... underway in New Jersey, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. , ... involving the birth control IUD have now been filed ... by women who allege spontaneous migration of the device, ... and other complications they were inadequately warned about by ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Francisco, California (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 ... his search for Vintage 1967 Jm Morrison and the Doors ... concert posters. This would also be the only time ... The concert was on Nov. 25, 1967. According to ... Washington D.C. They did play the Alexandria Roller Rink ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:2015 Spring Wedding Dresses From AngelWeddingDress Just Released 2Health News:E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds 2Health News:E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds 3Health News:Mirena Lawsuits Approach 1,400 in Bergen County Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Mirena Lawsuits Approach 1,400 in Bergen County Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3
... can work like a smart bomb for cancer treatment is ... work by penetrating into the tumor, seal the opening ... a ‘stealth bimb’.// This will leave the healthy cells unharmed. ... melanoma and lung cancer have the potential of being a ...
... study that appears in the current edition of The ... be at high risk from becoming infertile.//, ,Female ... countries. The World Health Organization estimates that more than ... FGM, and that about 2million procedures are done every ...
... caused by Streptococcus suis and the first case was reported ... persons were mostly farmers and butchers, who handled infected pigs ... investigations in China, the infected pigs are thought to have ... spread across 70 areas in and around the two cities ...
... Cancer Research and Lviv Regional Oncology center//, Ukraine has ... early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. ,However, ... cancer. "Attempts to find a single reliable early protein, ... not been very successful," says LICR's Serhiy Souchelnytskyi, senior ...
... Learning may be unconscious and happen even when people are ... in the July 28, 2005 issue of Nature. ,Researchers ... the San Diego Veterans Affairs Health System had undertaken the ... through habits formed even when they are actually not aware ...
... thousands of years to prevent or treat nausea, leading researchers// ... cancer avoid the nausea induced by chemotherapy. ,At ... this unpleasant side effect. But for most people, two to ... may hit. ,Researchers now say they are studying ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:An Anti-cancer Smart Bomb delivered using a Nanocell 2Health News:An Anti-cancer Smart Bomb delivered using a Nanocell 3Health News:Girls Who Undergo Genital Mutilation Can Become Infertile 2Health News:Molecular markers for early diagnosis of breast and ovarian cancer 2Health News:Habit Memory May Enhance Learning In People 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... Revenue and earnings above the previous year - ... In the past 2013/14 fiscal year (ended 30 September ... 4.287 billion (last year: EUR 4.190 billion) despite unfavorable currency ... million. "Overall, 2013/14 was a successful fiscal year for the ... CEO of Carl Zeiss AG. "Thanks to our broad portfolio ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014 With ... (MRI), the MRI market is seeing new growth, ... breast MRI scans account for the majority of ... higher resolution of images, which are creating opportunities for ... (MRI) market is growing at a rate of ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014  ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE ... Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a key patent ... immunotherapeutic vaccine targeting six tumor antigens that are ... Patent No. 8,871,211, which issued October 28, 2014, ... a dendritic cell composition comprising peptide epitopes of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ZEISS Asserts its Position in Difficult Environment 2Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 2Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 3ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces Issuance of Key Patent For ICT-107 Cancer Vaccine 2
... 2011 Actavis Group, the international generic pharmaceuticals company, today ... a binding letter of intent (LOI) with QRxPharma Limited (ASX: ... United States.  Under the terms of the ... IR, a patented 3:2 ratio fixed dose combination of morphine ...
...  QRxPharma Limited (ASX: QRX and OTCQX: QRXPY) announced today execution ... for the formation of a strategic partnership to commercialise MoxDuo ... IR is a patented 3:2 ratio fixed dose combination of ... Group, hf a privately held company based in Europe with ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Actavis to Launch Novel Pain Medication in the US 2Actavis to Launch Novel Pain Medication in the US 3QRxPharma Announces Strategic Partnership with Actavis 2QRxPharma Announces Strategic Partnership with Actavis 3QRxPharma Announces Strategic Partnership with Actavis 4QRxPharma Announces Strategic Partnership with Actavis 5
The Optima III 45 cm line of laparoscopic hand instruments is ideal for operative laparoscopic/endoscopic procedures or when a longer instrument is needed....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
Medicine Products: