Navigation Links
Virginia Commonwealth University to Study Genomics-Based Diagnostic Test:
Date:11/6/2007

Pathwork Diagnostics' Tissue of Origin Test Designed to Aid in

Determination of a Tumor's Origin

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, a genomics-based diagnostics company focused on oncology, announced today that Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine has initiated an investigational study of the Pathwork(TM) Tissue of Origin Test. The new genomics-based test is designed to help determine a tumor's origin so that tissue-specific management can begin. VCU's study makes it one of the first institutions in the country to evaluate this leading technology in patients who may have few remaining diagnostic options. The Tissue of Origin Test is also the focus of two workshops and two poster presentations at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Association for Molecular Pathology this week (November 7-10, Los Angeles).

"Patient cases in which a tumor cannot be readily identified are a significant problem," said Catherine Dumur, Ph.D., Director of Molecular Morphology Genomics for the Department of Pathology, VCU. "Such cases are time-consuming for physicians and anxiety-producing for patients, and are a challenge to providing the most appropriate care for the patient. We are eager to see how this investigational new genomics-based test extends and complements traditional histopathological approaches."

There are an estimated 200,000 cancer patients each year in the United States who may benefit from additional diagnostic information to determine the tissue of origin for their cancer. National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines emphasize the importance of identifying the tissue of origin so that management specific to the primary cancer can begin.

"We envision that in the future genomics data will become a useful ancillary tool to pathologists to answer complex cancer questions in a clinical setting," said Carleton Garrett, M.D. Ph.D., Director of the Tissue and Data Acquisition an
'/>"/>

SOURCE Pathwork Diagnostics
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
2. Virginia Tech Review Panel Calls For Reform of Mental Health Treatment Law
3. Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Program to Help Uninsured Virginians with Chronic, Debilitating and Life-Threatening Illness Access Quality Healthcare
4. Virginia Techs Raving First Year Results Lead to Additional High-Tech Antimicrobial Defense from SportCoatings(TM)
5. Thomson Healthcare Endorsed as Preferred Vendor of Information Products and Services for Virginia Hospitals
6. Virginia Faith Leaders Call on Senators Webb & Warner to Cosponsor Legislation to Protect Kids from Tobacco
7. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia Introduces New Generation of Consumer Driven Health Products
8. The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and Flinn Foundation launch
9. Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and Flinn Foundation launch molecular diagnostics initiative
10. States Largest Medicaid Managed Care Plan Offering Training to Combat West Virginia Obesity Epidemic
11. Virginia Attorney General Addresses Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking in New Radio Campaign
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh ... reveal biblical truth and expose popular lies regarding proper relationships according to the bible. ... immediately goes into the core of the subject by explaining why certain types of ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... sweetFrog Enterprises, LLC. is pleased ... is the first sweetFrog store located in Mississippi. The premium frozen yogurt chain was ... , The store, located at 104 Railroad Avenue, New Albany, MS 38652, will have ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... 02, 2015 , ... Following the recent report by JAMA Internal Medicine ... merely overweight Americans, Samir Becic emphatically declared a war on obesity in the United ... Becic said. "We must understand the magnitude of this discovery. For that reason, I ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... , ... Many Fourth of July celebrations will include fireworks this summer, so ... sharing some tips to promote the proper use of fireworks. , According to the ... daily with fireworks-related injuries in the month surrounding the Fourth of July. Amica is ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... ... “ LIFX ” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly Tech Report, ... technology expert and special reporter for NewsWatch, conducted the review and shared with viewers ... , According to the U.S. Department of Energy, it’s very important to use energy-efficient ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Yisrayl Hawkins Explains What the Bible Really Says about Sex in New Publication This Week 2Health News:sweetfrog Opens First Location in Mississippi 2Health News:Samir Becic's Health Fitness Revolution Declares War Against Obesity in America 2Health News:Samir Becic's Health Fitness Revolution Declares War Against Obesity in America 3Health News:Samir Becic's Health Fitness Revolution Declares War Against Obesity in America 4Health News:6 Fireworks Safety Tips from Amica Insurance 2Health News:The Most Versatile Smart Light Bulbs were featured on NewsWatch Television 2
... of a complex signaling network in the developing brain ... congenital brain malformation, Yale School of Medicine researchers report ... variety of neurological disorders such as epilepsy, mental retardation, ... and genetic causes, but is most commonly due to ...
... is probing the link between breast density and its implication ... novel study on 1,112 women has brought to the fore, ... with dense breasts. The study revealed that, those with dense ... breast cancer, compared to women with fatty tissue in the ...
... of Vertebral Subluxation Research (JVSR), suggests that chiropractic ... from learning disabilities and dyslexia. ,The ... DC, president of the Swiss Chiropractic Pediatric Association, ... from learning and behavioral disorders. ,"This ...
... painkillers, especially the likes of Ibuprofen and Aspirin, which come ... out or exercise. A new study has suggested that the ... work out, may ease muscle pain by 50%. ... of kinesiology at the University of Georgia, Athens, 'A lot ...
... researchers who studied winners and nominees of the Nobel ... status and health in monkeys, but it has been ... status often brings more wealth, which improves living standards ... Scientist., ,Andrew Oswald and Matthew Rablen, economists at ...
... for chemotherapy which would have none of the unbearable side ... in the Canadian journal Cancer Cell. // ,The scientists ... DCA or the dichloroacetate which like a usual tablet can ... consumed. The greater advantage of DCA is its cost effectiveness ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Missing Molecule Has Important Role in a Developmental Brain Abnormality 2Health News:Chiropractic Care Helps Children With Learning Disorders and Dyslexia 2Health News:Chiropractic Care Helps Children With Learning Disorders and Dyslexia 3Health News:Work-outs, Not So Much of a ‘pain’ With Caffei 2
(Date:7/2/2015)... , Chine, 3 juillet 2015 BGI a ... haut débit de l,ADN situé à ... de  l,American College of Pathologists  (Collège des pathologistes ... Hong Kong constituent le ... à recevoir la certification du CAP en Chine, ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... July 2, 2015  Fort Lauderdale-based investment banking ... announce that its Consumer Group completed the sale ... Group plc (ISE: KRZ) ("Kerry"), one of the ... systems, as well as functional ingredients and actives ... Farlie Turner served as the exclusive financial advisor ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... June 26, 2015 Research and ... "Vitamin D Market by Analog, Application, End-User & by Region ... their offering. This market is projected to reach ... D in different applications and rising opportunities in countries such ... , Italy , and Brazil ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BGI obtient la certification du Collège des pathologistes américains (CAP) 2Farlie Turner's Consumer Group Completes Sale of Insight Beverages to Kerry 2Vitamin D Market by Analog, Application, End-User & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020: Increasing Recommendation By Doctors & Associations 2Vitamin D Market by Analog, Application, End-User & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020: Increasing Recommendation By Doctors & Associations 3
... decade KMI® revolutionized the wrist arthroplasty market ... Wrist System. We're at it again, with ... the Universal2. Like the original, the Universal2 ... live with debilitating arthritis. To date, we ...
... Carl Zeiss has successfully advanced into the ... success of this instrument is by no ... and stylish design. Maximum ergonomic convenience is ... be used with a surgical microscope, allowing ...
Athroscopic leg holder system....
The 300 watt Xenon light source will provide intense illumination necessary for demanding, advanced endoscopic procedures....
Medicine Products: