Navigation Links
New tumor-targeting agent images and treats wide variety of cancers
Date:6/11/2014

y different cancers that tested positive. The APC analogs even sometimes revealed other sites of cancer in patients that were small, asymptomatic and previously undetected by physicians."

Kuo specializes in the treatment of brain tumors, and also leads the UWCCC CNS Tumors group running many clinical trials for glioma, a brain cancer that is incurable because current treatments leave behind cancer stem cells that can seed and regrow the cancer. He says it was encouraging that the APC analogs also picked up cancer stem cells and will also likely target them for further treatment.

"It's also potentially superior to current imaging methods because the standard clinical MR or PET imaging may give false-positive results due to surgical scars, post-treatment effects, inflammation, or even infection, making it difficult to know if the cancer has truly returned,'' he says.

Kuo says the fluorescent intraoperative APC imaging might help make cancer surgeries more effective and safer; any cancer cells that cannot be safely removed can be targeted afterwards with radioactive APC therapy. In addition, APC imaging might avoid the "false positive" results of current imaging, so cancer patients can stay on effective therapies and likely avoid the risks and costs of "second look" surgeries.

The large multidisciplinary study team is also led by co-lead author Dr. Jamey P. Weichert, associate professor of radiology, who cofounded and serves as chief scientific officer of Cellectar Biosciences, Inc., the Madison-based company developing the APC analog platform for cancer imaging and therapy.


'/>"/>

Contact: Susan Lampert Smith
ssmith5@uwhealth.org
608-890-5643
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. ALTTO test of dual HER2 blockade finds single agent remains the gold standard
2. Water pipe smoking causes significant exposure to nicotine and cancer-causing agents
3. New agent may enhance effectiveness of radiotherapy
4. Danish social workers have become the moral agents of the state
5. Novel therapeutic agent for Tamiflu-resistant pH1N1 influenza virus discovered
6. Anti-clotting agent helps reduce the incidence and impact of stent thrombosis during PCI
7. Air Force aircraft returned from Vietnam is postwar source of Agent Orange contamination
8. Prostate cancer signal reawakens sleeper agent cells in bones
9. Low levels of pro-inflammatory agent help cognition in rats
10. Agent Orange linked to skin cancer risk, reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
11. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent slows rate of progression of neurodegenerative disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/1/2015)... Women’s Excellence is pleased to announce the addition of ... There are over 75 terms and phrases available for viewing, ... gives our patients a better understanding of what our Providers are ... understand. With this resource, our patients are able to go ... and phrases that they may not remember or comprehend at the ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2015 ... and seek insurance rates for term or universal policies ... of some of the best life insurance companies for ... through the system at http://quotespros.com/life-insurance.html . , The ... the search portal are tied to a number of ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... Ticket Down is a reputable source for authentic ... Deadheads have been anxiously anticipating this blockbuster weekend ever ... formed 50 years ago back in the 60s in Palo ... untimely death of Jerry Garcia in 1995. This beloved ... rock, bluegrass, folk, space rock and country to become an ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... 2015 ERISAPros is pleased ... Roddy to the professional staff of its Compliance Department. ... The Ohio State University-Mortiz College of Law. Prior to ... working with several Fortune 500 companies as well as ... corporate benefits. Her experiences range from benefit plan design, ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... 2015 CrossFit Attollo is a CrossFit gym ... a special discount to new members. Now through the ... three month contract will receive their fourth month half off. ... members $440. The three month contract is only $264, ... the fourth month comes in at only $55. The special ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Best Life Insurance Companies for Single Adults Now Searchable at Insurance Website 2Health News:Grateful Dead Tickets at Soldier Field in Chicago: Ticket Down Slashes Grateful Dead Ticket Prices in Chicago at Soldier Field for 4th of July Weekend Celebration 2Health News:ERISAPros Recruits Evelyn King, J.D. and Carolyn Roddy, J.D. to its Professional Staff 2Health News:CrossFit Gym in Vancouver WA Offers Spring Special 2
... Canadian researchers report , , FRIDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- ... but researchers report they have been able to do that ... pulses into the brain. , Someone with lazy eye -- ... eye is weaker than the other. Early treatment often has ...
... McCain Is Not What America Signed Up For, ... advisor, Phil Gramm, echoed McCain,s comments that America,s,economic problems ... and that America had become a "nation of whiners." ... is now back on board as,McCain,s top economic adviser. ...
... by a Michigan State University scholar refutes commonly held ... and harder to get along with than their "normal ... to guard against the use of weight-based stereotypes when ... Roehling, associate professor of human resource management, and two ...
... Calif., July 18 Actress and best-selling author,Jenny ... in the search,for an autism cure and advocate ... McCarthy incorporated the Global Health Trax(TM) (GHT) flagship,specialty ... and shared her experience in her book Louder ...
... ease symptoms, but old drug offers new hope , , FRIDAY, ... one step back in the search for treatments against Alzheimer,s ... 19 issue of The Lancet , an older drug ... report, a once-promising vaccine failed to prevent the progression of ...
... Cites Work with Women Veterans, WASHINGTON, July 18 ... Center for Post Traumatic,Stress Disorder (PTSD), received the 3rd ... with PTSD and women veterans., "Dr. Schnurr,s contribution ... to healing those who have borne the battle,",said Secretary ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Magnetic Pulses to Brain Improve Lazy Eye in Adults 2Health News:Magnetic Pulses to Brain Improve Lazy Eye in Adults 3Health News:DNC: McCain Watch: The Economy 2Health News:DNC: McCain Watch: The Economy 3Health News:Studies refute common stereotypes about obese workers 2Health News:Global Health Trax Joins Fight Against Autism With Jenny McCarthy and Generation Rescue 2Health News:Alzheimer's Research Brings Progress, Setbacks 2Health News:Alzheimer's Research Brings Progress, Setbacks 3Health News:Alzheimer's Research Brings Progress, Setbacks 4
(Date:3/2/2015)... , March 2, 2015 Valencia Technologies Corporation ... patient with its radically small device for the ... early results in this randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial are ... of confidence that it will succeed in a large ... early clinical results, Valencia has ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... 2015 Following announcements from both Novartis ... BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:  ARRY) today announced the completion ... with Novartis.  Along with global ownership of both ... $85 million from Novartis. Ron Squarer, ... of the Novartis-GSK transaction, Array now owns both ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... , March 2, 2015  Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... focused on the development and commercialization of a once-daily, ... cholesterol gallstones, today announced that Josh Blacher , ... the 27th Annual ROTH conference in Laguna ... at 2:30 PM Pacific Standard Time. A live webcast ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Valencia Technologies Implants its 48th Patient, Continues Equity Crowdfunding 2Array Announces Completion Of Binimetinib And Encorafenib Transactions 2Array Announces Completion Of Binimetinib And Encorafenib Transactions 3Array Announces Completion Of Binimetinib And Encorafenib Transactions 4Array Announces Completion Of Binimetinib And Encorafenib Transactions 5Galmed Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference 2
... , SAN ... marketer of the VerifyNow® System, the first rapid and easy-to-use ... agents (e.g. Plavix® and aspirin), announced today that Timothy I. ... Chief Financial Officer of Accumetrics, will be presenting a corporate ...
... , RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 24 ... for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, today announced the launch ... The new Hospital Marketplace e-course is the newest ... a comprehensive series of e-courses designed to fill the critical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Accumetrics to Present at the 21st Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference 2Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New Training Resource Focused on the Hospital Marketplace 2Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New Training Resource Focused on the Hospital Marketplace 3
DMSO-resistant microplate sealing film...
Amplification Tape 96 featuring 3M adhesive technology. Good optical quality. Minimal autofluorescence. Certified RNase and DNase free....
Empore Sealing Tape Pads are ideal for covering a 96 well plate during storage or transfer to another work station. Not intended for use with auto-injectors....
... Microseal 'B' seals provide an adhesive-based ... microplates. The aggressive adhesive layer ensures secure ... cycling, and tight sealing during thermal cycling ... heated lid. The perforated end-tabs can be ...
Medicine Products: