Navigation Links
Nottingham research leads to blood test for early detection of cancer
Date:6/1/2010

ome of the high-risk patients who had given blood samples for a number of years during their annual check up and before they were subsequently diagnosed with cancer. When these samples were run retrospectively by Professor Robertson he showed that the prototype assay test could have detected over half of these cancers up to four years before they were actually diagnosed. The work on lung cancer followed through a European Union grant which involved both The University of Nottingham and Oncimmune in a collaboration with a number of European partners.

Professor John Robertson said "I am very pleased that the initial exciting research data that we produced in the laboratories at The University of Nottingham a number of years ago have been translated by Oncimmune to the first of many tests that will help us identify cancer early. The support of the University at all levels, including past and present Vice-Chancellors, Deans of the Faculty of Medicine and Heads of School along with the University's Management Board has been essential. Some of the initial research work was supported by charitable funds and donations from patient groups. In the commercialisation of the technology there have been a number of individuals who have continued to believe in and financially support the goal of developing a blood test for the early detection of cancer without whom this technology would not have reached this milestone. It has been a long and at times very hard road in creating a robust commercial test and those involved have worked with exceptional diligence and tenacity and have given their unremitting support to achieve this."

A study involving researchers at the Mayo Clinic in the USA recorded similar results using blood samples from a study of CT scans to screen for lung cancer where antibodies were detected up to five years before the lung cancers were diagnosed. A number of other academic centres have reported similar results.

Oncimmune LTD was fo
'/>"/>

Contact: Lindsay Brooke
lindsay.brooke@nottingham.ac.uk
44-115-951-5751
University of Nottingham
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. McGills Orphan Drug research offers hope
2. Hair Loss Research Study Reveals Important Breakthrough in the Treatment of Male Pattern Baldness
3. U of A discovery offers promising research for spinal-cord injury treatments
4. Research finds surgery outperforms drug therapy in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
5. Researchers report no difference in breast cancer characteristics after oophorectomy
6. Vanderbilt researchers play major role in new center on electronic health information privacy
7. New research at the University of Leicester links shoplifting to your personality
8. OHSU joins forces with UO, Harvard to accelerate Fanconi anemia research
9. Pitt researchers discover gene mutation linked to lymphatic dysfunction
10. Researchers validate a new test for assessing childrens and teenagers fitness to prevent morbidity
11. Chef Charles Phillips of Nashville's 1808 Grille, Teams up with National Foundation for Cancer Research, Offering Gourmet Healthy Living Options
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program is pleased to announce the ... created for kids with cancer. The Chemo Duck App, available on ... with enjoyable games to help children of all ages living with ... to keep kids entertained, educated and at ease while waiting for ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Angelweddingdress is a famous wedding dress company ... to follow it on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. The fans ... Angelweddingdress draws a lottery every week. , Moreover, the company ... 2015. Click Angelweddingdress homepage for more information. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Juvent Sports ( http://www.juventsports.com ) ... PGA Merchandise Show to bestow a Juvent Sports Achievement ... golfer, Arlene McKitrick. The award commemorated and congratulated McKitrick ... win. She won her first amateur tournament in 1979 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 For over 20 years, Dr. David ... and Vista area has treated just about every type of ... circumstances. And for those same twenty-plus years, the team at ... those injuries with the best possible doctor. With the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were ... their leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical ... and Olsen each received the “2014 Life Sciences ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 2Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 3Health News:Angelweddingdress Invites Its Customers To Follow It On Facebook, Twitter, And Pinterest 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3
... deaths from stroke in the US occur among postmenopausal women. ... women at risk be detected?// ,One way may ... sign of stroke risk is atheroma - fatty deposits in ... up through a dental x-ray. Researchers in California have assessed ...
... cancer should be screened periodically once in 5 years in ... blood test (FOBT) which looks for traces of blood shed ... the lower colon. According to researchers at the Finland Affairs ... has been decreased due to the routine screening.// ,They ...
... by mosquitoes.It is characterised by fever, chills,followed by excessive ... disease can lead to death even .This is a ... of this disease involves the control of breeding of ... spray the inside of their houses with insecticide to ...
... just provide a bridge to a transplant.Heart failure is characterised by ... the body. Till now, it has always been assumed that heart ... transplant.// ,The left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a ... taking over some of its workload. It's used a bridge to ...
... animals, the nerve cells must communicate with the neurons by ... study, biologists from Utah showed how a single protein plays ... send these chemical signals. , The experimented animals were ... crippled the protein UNC-13. , " All our thoughts ...
... rates of heart disease and cancer, although few clinical studies have ... green tea in men with prostate cancer. They hope it will ... on the benefits of tea.// Generally tea drinkers are less ... still unknown. ,One likely reason is the high levels ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:1/22/2015)... UPI ), a medical device company that ... voiding dysfunctions, today reported financial results for the fiscal ... revenue for the Company,s Urgent ®  PC Neuromodulation System ... record, as compared to $3.9 million in the third ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today ... 2014 financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, after the close ... a conference call with the investment community at 2 p.m. PT. ... Bradway , chairman and chief executive officer, and other members of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... PARK, Calif. , Jan. 22, 2015 Increasing ... the continued consolidation of localization purchasing in 2015, says ... According to a recent study by market research ... chose a single-source solution for their translation and localization ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 3Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 5Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 6Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 7Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 8Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 9Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 10Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 11Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 12Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 13Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 14Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 15Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 16Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 17Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 18Amgen Announces Webcast of 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results 2Moravia Sees Single-Sourcing as Key Localization Trend in 2015 2
... Connecticut, June 27, 2011 ,   ... Stockholm : SECT B) and Royal Philips Electronics,(AEX: PHI, ... which Philips,will acquire Sectra , s mammography modality,operations. ... on cash and debt-free basis. The agreement,also includes an additional ...
... PARK, Calif., June 27, 2011 Auxogyn, Inc., a ... health, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark ... parameters for the assessment of embryo viability during ... early embryo viability assessment (Eeva™) System. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sectra and Philips Sign Large Mammography Modality Acquisition Deal 2Sectra and Philips Sign Large Mammography Modality Acquisition Deal 3Auxogyn Announces Issuance of Key Patent Covering Predictive Embryo Assessment Parameters for In Vitro Fertilization 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: