Navigation Links
VEGF may not be relevant biomarker for advanced prostate cancer
Date:4/29/2013

al, or biochemical failure.

What's more, there was no difference between the two treatment arms, those who had androgen therapy and radiation therapy and those who just had radiation. The median follow up time was for all surviving patients was 12.2 years.

"VEGF in this disease does not have a driver role," said Dr. Dicker. "The clinical trials using VEGF inhibitors did not have clinical benefit, so this study confirms that this is not a path forward to tacking this disease."

The results are not definitive statements about VEGF, the authors explain, but reporting on this well-characterized population with long-term follow is a significant contribution to the literature.

"This study is among the larger studies of VEGF expression in prostate cancer, and we urge the research community to avoid the misrepresentation of the literature with a lack of publication of even well-designed large negative studies, a publication bias against negative trials, as the current literature in this area appears to be predominated by only small exploratory positive trials, with a lack of subsequent confirmation with larger, longer prospectively designed trials," the authors write.

Other institutions included Prince Edward Island Cancer Treatment Centre, University of Pennsylvania, Abington Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, Melre M. Mahr Cancer Center, University of Miami, and the Intermountain Medical Center.


'/>"/>

Contact: Danielle Servetnick
danielle.servetnick@jefferson.edu
215-955-2238
Thomas Jefferson University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Smoking affects allergy-relevant stem cells
2. CNIO researchers describe new functions of cohesin relevant for human disease
3. Possible predictive biomarker for patients who may respond to autophagy inhibitors
4. Office workers carry biomarker of potentially harmful flame retardant, study finds
5. Trio of biomarkers may help identify kidney cancer in early stages
6. Biomarkers may help predict progression of Barretts esophagus to esophageal adenocarcinoma
7. Biomarker may identify neuroblastomas with sensitivity to BET bromodomain inhibitors
8. CT texture analysis of tumors may be a valuable biomarker in localized esophageal cancer
9. DAI provides potential imaging biomarker to indicate brain tumor response to RT
10. Mayo Clinic-led study identifies biomarkers for early risk assessment of acute kidney injury
11. MicroRNA molecule may serve as biomarker, target for brain metastases in breast cancer patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... three months the trends for evening dresses shift ... one of the hottest styles in the next few months.” ... releases 26 A-line sweetheart evening dresses, and announces the availability ... are trying our best to help a lady to show ... affordable prices, we provide discounted delivery costs to our customers ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, BellasDress has launched its Christmas Sale, ... has chosen their best-selling lace wedding dresses, vintage bridesmaid ... season. , Now, BellasDress.com features popular women’s dresses, ... discount prices. The business hopes everyone can have a ... , “All our elegant products are made with exquisite ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... updated its blog to provide professional shopping tips on wedding and ... LunaDress.co.uk come with big discounts, up to 80 percent off. , ... to be a most exciting memory and can show off a ... a wedding. On the updated fashion blog, ladies can now find ... day . , Going out with friends to a party is ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Among early stage breast cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy ... will eventually develop leukemia as a result of their ... from a review of more than 20,000 breast cancer ... that the risk for developing treatment-related leukemia, though low, ... "The frequency of bone marrow cancers such as leukemia ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... “ SmileStix ” was featured on NewsWatch as part of ... applications on the iOS, Android, and Windows markets. Andrew Tropeano, ... app review and shared with viewers how this is an ... saying goes, “A picture says a thousand words.” It’s true. ... single image, because each picture holds a unique and special ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:BellasDress.com’s Christmas Sale: Trendy Wedding Dresses With Big Discounts 2Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk 2Health News:Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk 3Health News:An Application to Create Custom Stickers was Featured on NewsWatch Television on December 19, 2014 2
... Unitrin Direct, an,auto insurance company that has become ... coverage with outstanding personal,service, has implemented a new ... is dramatically reducing the time customers spend on,the ... have to hold if a Unitrin Direct,representative isn,t ...
... issue of the Journal of Periodontology (JOP) found that smokers ... than non-smokers. , The study followed 10 smokers and 10 ... smoke on the long term outcomes of a treatment to ... teeth. After two years, residual gum recession around the ...
... BUFFALO, N.Y. -- "We are the bouncers, the bodyguards, the ... organizers, the managers and leaders for the patient ... Often ... event. See us, hear us, feel us.", Welcome to the ... This telling reflection on the profession appears in a paper ...
... health, blood pressure and quality of life improve ... News) -- Undergoing dialysis at home most nights ... kidney patients, health than conventional three-times-a-week dialysis, new ... comparing frequent nocturnal dialysis to standard dialysis therapy, ...
... years experience in vendor, provider and consulting ... ATLANTA, Sept. 18 Health Level Seven (HL7), ... representation, today announced the appointment of John Quinn,as ... reached an,agreement in principle and Quinn, who is ...
... MR Now Available for All Three Major MR ... Scanner ... of the 3.0T Prostate eCoil (TM) MR Endorectal Coil compatible,with magnetic ... prostate eCoil for GE scanners in 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040309/MEDRADLOGO ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Technology at Unitrin Direct Gives Customers an Alternative to Waiting 2Health News:New Technology at Unitrin Direct Gives Customers an Alternative to Waiting 3Health News:Nurses describe dedication, frustration associated with their jobs 2Health News:Nurses describe dedication, frustration associated with their jobs 3Health News:Nighttime Home Dialysis a Boon for Kidney Patients 2Health News:Nighttime Home Dialysis a Boon for Kidney Patients 3Health News:Health Level Seven Appoints John Quinn as CTO 2Health News:Health Level Seven Appoints John Quinn as CTO 3Health News:MEDRAD Announces eCoil(TM) for Siemens, Philips 3.0T MR Scanners 2Health News:MEDRAD Announces eCoil(TM) for Siemens, Philips 3.0T MR Scanners 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... KENNEWICK, Wash. , Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... stage development company engaged primarily in the development ... and therapeutic applications, today announced that it has ... the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for marketing ... to Section 513(f)(2) of the U.S. Food, Drug ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014  Lockton Dunning Benefits, ... Lockton Companies, announced the addition of Vice President ... join Lockton Dunning,s Pharmacy Consulting team, Excelsior Solutions. ... relevant industry experience to the position.  Most recently, ... Sales at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, where she has ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014  Medical Science Liaisons play a large ... between the medical device industry and key stakeholders, the ... coming years as the device industry relies on them ... research by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, one area ... edge is by harnessing new technology to enable education. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Files a "de novo" Submission for Y-90 RadioGel(TM) Device 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Files a "de novo" Submission for Y-90 RadioGel(TM) Device 3Kim Foerster Joins Lockton Companies 2Role of Medical Science Liaisons Evolving in Medical Device Sector 2
... 20, 2011 Senior executives from the ... Chain Top 25 for 2010"* revealed strategies their companies ... morning,s keynote panel discussion at the 2011 GHX Healthcare ... CEO, Owens & Minor; Michelle DeJonge, vice president, Global ...
... Legal-Bay LLC, through its website lawsuitssettlementfunding.com announced ... plaintiffs in need of lawsuit cash advances ... industry leader; however they are striving to set themselves ... announced that they have ramped up their operations involving ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Top Three Healthcare Supply Chain Executives Challenge Industry 2Top Three Healthcare Supply Chain Executives Challenge Industry 3Legal-Bay LLC Announces Opening of Jones Act Lawsuit Funding Division 2
Soft silicone brush tip allows atraumatic brushing and manipulation of retina surface. Silicone brush extends 3mm beyond end of cannula. Luer lock hub for easy, secure connection to a backflush handl...
Maumenee vitreous aspirating cannula, 18 gauge....
Reusable cannula with .90 mm (20 g) shaft, tapering to .60 mm (23 g) 3 mm from the tip. Overall length is 29 mm....
... silicone tip cannula allows atraumatic ... hole for aspiration of subretinal ... 6mm beyond end of cannula. ... easy, secure connection to a ...
Medicine Products: