Navigation Links
Response to preoperative therapy may predict survival in pancreatic cancer patients
Date:5/28/2010

tumors and classified their response to preoperative treatment as minor, partial, or major, based on the amount of fibrosis (scarring) in tumor tissue. For patients whose tumors showed major response to preoperative therapy, the median survival was more than five years, compared to seventeen months for those who showed minor response.

Although major response is relatively rareonly 19 percent of patients in the study were so classifiedthe findings give researchers and clinicians important information to build upon. "Going forward, if we can identify molecular factors in tumors associated with a major pathologic response, then we can make important progress in this disease," says Dr. Chun.


'/>"/>

Contact: Diana Quattrone
Diana.Quattrone@fccc.edu
215-728-7784
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mount Sinai discovers bone marrow plays critical role in enhancing immune response to viruses
2. New Laser Treatment Offers Revolutionary Response to Aesthetic Procedure Candidates' Number One Concern: Recovery Time
3. Unique Marketing Approach to the Energy Drink Market Brings Explosive Response
4. Response to vaccines could depend on your sex
5. Estrogen receptor status of HER2+ breast cancer correlates with response to anti-HER therapies
6. Babies Responses to Prenatal Stress Differ by Gender
7. A stress-response system in the ear protects against hearing loss
8. Patients whole genome reveals risk of diseases and adverse drug responses
9. Merely seeing disease symptoms may promote aggressive immune response
10. Protein in Breast Tumors May Predict Chemo Response
11. Bodys Response to Foods Smell, Taste Could Be Diabetes Risk Factor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... Gerontological Society of America (GSA) the nation,s ... has chosen Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, of the ... the 2014 recipient of the M. Powell Lawton Award. ... in gerontology that has led to an innovation in ... or barriers, or a public policy change that has ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 CD-adapco™, the largest privately ... software, today announced its renewed membership with ... public-private partnership focused exclusively on the unique needs ... progress in the first year by bringing together ... Computational Modeling and Simulation (CM&S). This momentum will ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Biocides are chemical substances, which are able ... growth and to prevent degradation of the physical and ... surface. It is used in various applications such as ... paints and coatings. It is also used in domestic ... in industrial applications to prevent fouling in water and ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... the federal system for financing physician training and ... billion annual investment is producing the doctors that ... the Institute of Medicine. Current financing -- ... allocates funds independent of workforce needs or educational ... in the health care settings used by most ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 Frank Davis, Activz ... can help parents add nutrition to their kids’ meals ... – Key market drivers in kids’ foods market” by ... pleased to announce the interview Frank Davis had with ... Activz organic vegetable and fruit produce powders to kids ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Gitlin earns GSA's 2014 M. Powell Lawton Award 2Health News:CD-adapco Helps Advance the Use of Simulation in Medical Device Industry 2Health News:North America Biocides Market is Expected to Reach 890.3 KT in 2016 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Biocides Market is Expected to Reach 890.3 KT in 2016 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Biocides Market is Expected to Reach 890.3 KT in 2016 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:$15 billion annual public funding system for doctor training needs overhaul, says IOM 2Health News:$15 billion annual public funding system for doctor training needs overhaul, says IOM 3Health News:Activz Organic Fruit and Vegetable Produce Powders and Founder Frank Davis Mentioned in WholeFoods Magazine Article 2Health News:Activz Organic Fruit and Vegetable Produce Powders and Founder Frank Davis Mentioned in WholeFoods Magazine Article 3
... BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - New clinical data showed some cancer ... called AME-133v, said a researcher at the University of ... April 15th during the 2008 annual meeting of the ... Phase 1 clinical trial data showed AME-133v had a ...
... YORK, April 16 Jenni Schaefer, a young,woman ... with anorexia and,bulimia to become a well-known motivational ... girls everywhere, has been,appointed to the Ambassador Council ... a NEDA Ambassador, Schaefer will continue her travels ...
... April 16 Natural,Nutrition, Inc. (OTC Bulletin ... InterACTIVE Nutrition, Inc. (INII), http://www.interactivenutrition.com, achieved ... in EBITDA in the three month period ... exceeded the EBITDA requirements,for the company,s senior ...
... New NCPA,Study, DALLAS, April 16 The U.S. ... workers when they work,extra hours to get ahead, according ... Policy Analysis., "The impact on low-income workers and ... Kotlikoff, Boston University,professor and author of the study. "They ...
... are doomed to fail , , WEDNESDAY, April 16 (HealthDay ... household dust? Forget about it, a new study suggests. ... found that none was effective enough in reducing exposure ... The methods looked at included using chemicals to kill ...
... SAN DIEGO As potential cancer therapies proliferate, researchers ... to more accurately predict which patients will receive the ... Research 2008 Annual Meeting, April 12-16, 2008, researchers present ... cancer, how doctors can more effectively measure response to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Jenni Schaefer, Motivational Speaker, Author Named National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Ambassador 2Health News:Natural Nutrition Subsidiary InterACTIVE Nutrition Reports First Quarter Revenue of $4,189,048 (CDN) and EBITDA of $504,500 (CDN) 2Health News:Tax Rates Mean Extra Work Doesn't Pay 2Health News:Dust Mites Trump Asthma Prevention Guidelines 2Health News:Measuring medicine: How new technologies could help doctors predict patient outcomes 2Health News:Measuring medicine: How new technologies could help doctors predict patient outcomes 3Health News:Measuring medicine: How new technologies could help doctors predict patient outcomes 4Health News:Measuring medicine: How new technologies could help doctors predict patient outcomes 5Health News:Measuring medicine: How new technologies could help doctors predict patient outcomes 6
(Date:7/29/2014)... According to a new market ... Market (Neurosurgical Navigation Systems, ENT Navigation Systems and Orthopedic ... Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020", the global surgical ... in 2013 and is expected to grow at a ... an estimated value of USD 295.5 million in 2020. ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... and NEW YORK , July ... the executive management team of Caremark Rx, Drew ... ( www.pbm365.com ).  PBM365 is the leading independent media ... reporting, insight, analysis and opinion on the pharmacy benefit ... provide insightful and timely coverage of, and context behind, ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... New York , July 29, 2014 ... by Transparency Market Research "Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market ... Analysis 2014 - 2020", the global orthopedic trauma fixation ... 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR ... estimated value of USD 9.3 billion in 2020. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Surgical Navigation Systems Market Expected to Reach USD 295.5 Million Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 2Surgical Navigation Systems Market Expected to Reach USD 295.5 Million Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 3Surgical Navigation Systems Market Expected to Reach USD 295.5 Million Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 4Drew Crawford Announces Launch of PBM365 Media 2Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 2Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 3Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 4
... OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OTCBB: ONCS), which is developing its ... tumor cancers, announced today the submission of its Device ... Administration (FDA) for its patented OncoSec Medical System ... applicator. The Company has been developing the OncoSec Medical ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Afinitor (Breast Cancer) – Analysis ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0657207/Afinitor-Breast-Cancer-–-Analysis-and-Forecasts-to-2020.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Pathology Afinitor (Breast ... Summary ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Device Master File for OncoSec Medical System Completed and Submitted to FDA 2Device Master File for OncoSec Medical System Completed and Submitted to FDA 3Afinitor (Breast Cancer) - Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 2Afinitor (Breast Cancer) - Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 3Afinitor (Breast Cancer) - Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 4Afinitor (Breast Cancer) - Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 5Afinitor (Breast Cancer) - Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 6
Ideal for abdominal and flank procedures....
Male Abdominal Supporter...
Zippered Abdominal Girdle...
CDIs 2nd Stage Abdominoplasty Girdle - a feminine, easy pull-on version of the 8000 series...
Medicine Products: