Navigation Links
Scott & White Healthcare researchers studying investigational agent that targets breast cancer
Date:3/23/2010

Scott & White Healthcare researchers are studying an investigational agent that targets metastatic breast cancer to find if it can stop cancer cells from continuing to grow.

Breast cancer patients, whose disease has spread despite treatment, could be eligible to participate in a Phase II clinical trial to determine the efficacy of an investigational agent used to target the inner workings of cancer cells.

"At Scott & White, one of the things we can offer patients is our novel clinical trials," said Christopher O. Ruud, M.D., director of Scott & White's Breast Cancer Clinic. "By enrolling in this study, patients with metastatic breast cancer can help us learn what works in halting the growth of their cancer cells."

Dr. Ruud, along with Drs. Dan Hadlock, and Juan Posada of Scott & White, is involved in numerous studies targeting breast cancer. Their ultimate goal is to turn breast cancer into a manageable disease.

"Our goal is to help patients continue living a normal life," he said. "That is one of our strategies at Scott & White to find ways to treat breast cancer that has failed other treatments."


'/>"/>

Contact: Katherine Voss
kvoss@swmail.sw.org
254-724-4097
Scott & White Healthcare
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Allergy Relief, Chiropractic and Biofeedback Provided at New Absolute Health Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona
2. SUNZ Insurance Company Selects Scott Robertson as President
3. James Scott Farrin Supports Radiothon for Duke Children's Hospital
4. Scott & White Healthcare pathologist is co-investigator on breast cancer study
5. Scott & White Memorial Hospital uses device to revolutionize treatment of traumatic aortic injury
6. Trustmark and HealthFitness Announce Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period
7. Scott Roeder Trial: Randall Terry, Operation Rescue Founder and Insurrecta Nex Members to Attend Trial in Wichita
8. New study shows TGen spin-off boosts Scottsdale economy
9. Let Us Mute Our Praise for Scott Brown - a "Moderate" Child-Killer - and Seek to Replace Him With a True Pro-Lifer in Two Years, Says Randall Terry
10. Scott & White Healthcare researching treatments for rare cancers
11. Julian Lennon and James Scott Cook Release New Charity Single LUCY to Raise Awareness and Funds for Lupus Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... , ... On January 12, 2016 Paul McElwee, a CroppMetcalfe HVAC technician, visited ... not producing any heat. Shortly after entering the home, Paul was able to identify ... levels of carbon monoxide into the home, at 2,000 parts per million in the ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... , ... February 09, 2016 , ... Dr. Rassouli, ... packages. Teeth whitening is among the most popular cosmetic procedures in dentistry today, but ... needs. This can put them at risk of teeth whitening-related damage. For a limited ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Florida (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... cold therapy products, announced today the introduction of the newly designed, innovative shoulder ... comfort and better cold therapy coverage for the injured arm and shoulder to ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... and sealing company , is proud to announce that many of their franchises ... of customer service. The hard surface restoration franchises received customer recognition through positive ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... The ... been won. A team from 21st Century Medicine (21CM) ( http://www.21cm.com/ ), ... the delicate neural circuits of an intact rabbit brain for extremely long-term storage ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... The new report "Global Anti-Bacterial Drugs Market Assessment & Forecast: 2015 ... that the North America continued to lead ... that translated into revenues worth US$ 16,907.3 million. ... Asia-Pacific , Latin America , ... global anti-bacterial market is inclined towards North America ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , Feb.8, 2016 Alzheimer Diagnostic ... Summary Medical Devices sector report , ... 2015" provides an overview of Alzheimer Diagnostic Tests ... comprehensive information on the pipeline products with comparative ... development. The report reviews major players involved in ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , Feb. 8, 2016  Labvantage Lx, a ... its first male sexual enhancement product, EnduramenT. Setting ... proven ethnobotanicals with a patented biomedical breakthrough molecule ... the chemical compound responsible for many biological functions ... Forgoing the use of prescription ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: