Navigation Links
University Hospitals Case Medical Center experts present at ASCO Annual Meeting
Date:6/4/2010

Researchers from University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Ireland Cancer Center will present new clinical research findings at the 46th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) June 4-8 in Chicago.

In addition to the data presentations detailed below, Neal Meropol, MD, chief of hematology and oncology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, chair of a new ASCO task force on comparative effectiveness research (CER) and the chair-elect of the ASCO Cancer Research Committee, will lead an education session titled "Comparative Effectiveness Research in Oncology: Opportunities and Challenges" on Tuesday, June 8 from 8:00 9:15 a.m. In this session, Dr. Meropol and other experts will discuss CER as a way of addressing important questions that can't be addressed in clinical trials.

Dr. Meropol will also be leading an education session titled "Biomarker-driven Treatment in Stage II Colon Cancer: When to Hold and When to Fold" on Monday, June 7 from 8:00 9:15 a.m.

Other presentations of note include:

Saturday, June 5

Poster Discussion Session: Central Nervous System Tumors

Iatrogenic Immunosuppression in Patients with High-Grade Gliomas Treated with Radiation and Temozolomide: A NABTT CNS Consortium Study
Abstract #2013: 8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Presenter: Andrew Sloan, MD, director of the Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Center, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Lead Author: Stuart A. Grossman, MD, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Researchers found that standard therapy of high grade gliomas (HGG) brain tumors -- results in substantial suppression of the immune system. Standard therapy often involves dexamethasone (a corticosteroid), radiation, and temozolomide (a chemotherapy drug). These results support the monitoring o
'/>"/>

Contact: Alicia Reale
Alicia.Reale@uhhospitals.org
216-844-5153
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Louisiana's First DNP Program Kicks Off Classes at Loyola University New Orleans
2. Maastricht University Medical Centre Advances Cranial Implant Technology with PEEK-OPTIMA
3. University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic sign research pact with Karolinska
4. New research at the University of Leicester links shoplifting to your personality
5. University of Colorado Hospital Moving Forward with $400 Million Expansion
6. University Hospitals Neurological Institute earns Neuroscience Center of Excellence designation
7. Center for the Study of Aging established at University of Denver
8. University of Washington launches project to discover fundamentals of early learning
9. University of Washington Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences Launches Developing Mind Project
10. Water Enabled Technologies of Utah Signs MOU with Clemson University, South Carolina, for Water Desalination
11. Chicago Trial Attorney Inducted as Loyola University Chicago School of Law's First Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- The United States is now ... nations of West Africa land at one of ... with the virus. In a statement released ... 94 percent of air passengers from Guinea, Liberia ... these five airports -- New York City,s Kennedy ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With the ... a national survey by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) ... know how to use health insurance, but 42 percent say ... a plan’s details before signing up for coverage. , The ... with only 20 percent able to calculate correctly how much ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 Losing Weight Your Body’s ... is staring you in the face, it certainly can be ... do your body an extra favor by doing it the ... crash diets. Instead, listen to your body, exercise regularly, and ... is essential to losing weight; you need to exercise more ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... new solutions for the treatment of bacterial infections, microbial ... Sinskey has joined its board of directors. , ... and Engineering Systems at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ... MIT faculty since 1968. Dr. Sinskey also holds positions ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay ... to increased blood pressure, according to a new study. ... pressure for young adult women or for teenagers, according to ... or moderately, their risk of high blood pressure was cut ... in older adult men and women," said lead researcher Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports 2Health News:Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports 3Health News:Many Americans Fail to Ask Basic Questions Before Signing Up for Health Insurance, National Survey Finds 2Health News:Many Americans Fail to Ask Basic Questions Before Signing Up for Health Insurance, National Survey Finds 3Health News:Many Americans Fail to Ask Basic Questions Before Signing Up for Health Insurance, National Survey Finds 4Health News:ReductionGuruMD Presents Ways to Improve Your Weight Loss Results 2Health News:Akeso Biomedical Appoints Dr. Anthony J. Sinskey to Board of Directors 2Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 2Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 3Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 4
... ... Washington Hospital Center unveils new state-of-the-art ... include all negative pressure isolation rooms: surfaces made of ... uniquely designed work spaces. The features are designed ...
... N.J., Jan. 8 Medco Health,Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: ... today,reiterated the company,s positive outlook for 2008 at the ... company reiterated its guidance for 2008 GAAP diluted earnings ... that,existed when Medco became a publicly traded company, Medco ...
... carriers , , TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Not ... show the same risk for developing breast cancer. , ... risk among families carrying the mutations, indicating that the ... factors. , "Risk among carriers varies considerably, and, if ...
... a stage, then proteins would rank among the lead ... These large biological molecules hold many starring roles, and ... genes. They are production powerhouses, regulating the basic processes ... that produce or use energy. Others regulate genes. , ...
... Will Work to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest, ... 8 The Sudden Cardiac Arrest,Association (SCAA) announced ... Minnesota affiliates as it builds a network,of local ... preventing sudden,cardiac arrest (SCA)., The Minnesota SCAA ...
... Groups Will Work to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest Through ... Chapters/Affiliates by This Spring, WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 ... has launched its first 13 local,chapter and affiliate organizations, ... carry out its mission of preventing sudden cardiac,arrest., ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hospital Launches Landmark Project in Emergency Medicine 2Health News:Medco CEO Reiterates Guidance, Positive Outlook for 2008 2Health News:BRCA Mutations Don't Raise Breast Cancer Risk Equally 2Health News:BRCA Mutations Don't Raise Breast Cancer Risk Equally 3Health News:Protein power: Researchers trigger insulin production in diabetic mice 2Health News:Protein power: Researchers trigger insulin production in diabetic mice 3Health News:Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association Launches Two Minnesota Affiliates 2Health News:Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association Launches Two Minnesota Affiliates 3Health News:Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association Launches Its First Thirteen Local Chapters/Affiliates 2Health News:Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association Launches Its First Thirteen Local Chapters/Affiliates 3
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014 AVACEN Medical announced ... received 510 (k) OTC clearance by the U.S. Food ... to be marketed over the Internet for: the ... spasms; and minor strains and sprains . ... AVACEN 100 (MSRP $2495) is a sophisticated medical device ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 21, 2014   BioNano Genomics , the ... research centers to purchase an Irys™ System . ... Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC) and ... obtaining a comprehensive view of a genome was ... does not deliver the scalability or reliability to ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , Oct. 22, 2014 ... Cambridge, MA is revolutionizing spinal cord ... technique has been shown to outperform in tissue regrowth ... with the scaffold.  Made from an FDA approved polymer, ... dioxide; making it harmless to the human body. NVIV ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AVACEN Medical Announces FDA Clearance of First Medical Device with Internal Game Mode 2BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation 2BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation 3InVivo Therapeutics Analyst Coverage Initiated: Analyst Report by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2InVivo Therapeutics Analyst Coverage Initiated: Analyst Report by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 3
... ClinicROCHESTER, Minn., March 23 Here are highlights ... Clinic,s research magazine. You may cite and link ... Reprinting is allowed with proper attribution. Please include ... permit: Visit http://discoverysedge.mayo.edu for subscription information.Parkinsonism: ...
... PLCO trial was started, we have awaited the results of ... report of the results of this study -- and those ... the New England Journal of Medicine have told us two ... evidence about the possibility of a prostate cancer-specific survival benefit ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Discovery's Edge Spring Issue - http://discoverysedge.mayo.edu 2A Joint Statement From America's Prostate Cancer Advocacy, Education, and Support Organizations 2A Joint Statement From America's Prostate Cancer Advocacy, Education, and Support Organizations 3
Ideal for chest procedures....
Male Compression Vests...
Female Compression VEST w/sleeves...
Male Support Brief...
Medicine Products: