Navigation Links
Advance in Bowel Cancer Test Research
Date:6/3/2009

SYDNEY, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian researchers have developed gene expression biomarkers which can accurately discriminate pre-cancerous and cancerous colorectal growths from non-cancerous controls.

Being presented today at the Digestive Disease Week conference in Chicago, the preliminary findings are the result of a collaborative study - involving CSIRO, Flinders University and Australian healthcare company, Clinical Genomics Pty Ltd - designed to develop an improved screening/diagnostic test for detecting bowel cancer and significant pre-cancer lesions.

"If we can now show that the levels of these biomarkers in blood or stool also correlate strongly with disease state in a large group of patients with cancer or pre-cancer lesions (ie adenomatous polyps) we may have the basis for a very important new diagnostic weapon in the fight against bowel cancer," says CSIRO's Preventative Health National Research Flagship Theme Leader in Colorectal Cancer and Gut Health, Dr Trevor Lockett.

According to Professor Graeme Young from Flinders University's Centre for Cancer Prevention and Control, regular screening for bowel cancer in people aged 50 years and over is a powerful tool for reducing the impact of the disease in Australia.

"If we can develop a screening test that can point to the presence of clinically important pre-cancerous adenomas which are then removed during follow-up colonoscopy, we will actually be able to prevent the occurrence of bowel cancer in some cases," Professor Young says.

The CEO of Clinical Genomics Pty Ltd, Lawrence La Pointe, says if a more robust screening test for bowel cancer and especially pre-cancer lesions emerges, the research team will have achieved a major advance likely to further improve screening outcomes and more precisely identify those people most likely to benefit from colonoscopic investigation.

Digestive Diseases
'/>"/>

SOURCE Clinical Genomics
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
2. Baxter Awarded Pandemic Advanced Supply Contract from the Department of Health
3. Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) Partners with Novartis to Advance Phase II Study of Deacetylase Inhibitor
4. Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients
5. Vical Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results, Allowance of Pandemic Influenza IND and Other Advances in Product Development Programs
6. Genta Initiates Phase 3 AGENDA Trial of Genasense(R) for Patients with Advanced Melanoma
7. Advanced Life Sciences Collaborates with U.S. Government to Study Cethromycin as Treatment for Anthrax and Other High-Priority Biodefense Agents
8. Pre-clinical Data on Recent Advances with HIV VLP Vaccine Presented at AIDS Vaccine 07 Conference
9. Avicena Scientific Collaborator Advances Program for Using Energy Enhancing Molecules to Treat Neuromuscular Diseases
10. Advanced Life Sciences Announces ALS-357 Granted FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Metastatic Melanoma
11. Advanced Life Sciences to Present Data on Selected Cethromycin Therapeutic Studies at the 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/30/2015)... VANCOUVER, British Columbia , May 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... today that results from a retrospective analysis of the ... therapy in men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) ... effect of clusterin inhibition in men at risk for ... in the trial had at least two of five ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts y SPARTANBURG ... 30, 2015 - Nueva ... clínico terapéutico para pacientes con cáncer en los ... Research Network y Molecular Health proporcionarán a los ...   La Guardian Research Network y ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... , May 30, 2015  Eisai Inc. announced today the ... that eribulin met the study,s primary endpoint evaluating overall survival ... (ADI), two types of advanced soft tissue sarcoma. These data ... of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in ... conference on Saturday, May 30, and also in an oral ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:OncoGenex Announces Data from the Phase 3 SYNERGY Trial Showing a Survival Benefit with Custirsen in Patients with Poor Prognosis 2OncoGenex Announces Data from the Phase 3 SYNERGY Trial Showing a Survival Benefit with Custirsen in Patients with Poor Prognosis 3OncoGenex Announces Data from the Phase 3 SYNERGY Trial Showing a Survival Benefit with Custirsen in Patients with Poor Prognosis 4OncoGenex Announces Data from the Phase 3 SYNERGY Trial Showing a Survival Benefit with Custirsen in Patients with Poor Prognosis 5OncoGenex Announces Data from the Phase 3 SYNERGY Trial Showing a Survival Benefit with Custirsen in Patients with Poor Prognosis 6Nueva colaboración para ampliar el acceso al ensayo clínico terapéutico para pacientes con cáncer en EEUU 2Nueva colaboración para ampliar el acceso al ensayo clínico terapéutico para pacientes con cáncer en EEUU 3Nueva colaboración para ampliar el acceso al ensayo clínico terapéutico para pacientes con cáncer en EEUU 4Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 2Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 3Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 4Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 5Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 6
... 2011 ConvaTec Healthcare, a world-leading developer, manufacturer and ... care, today announced that, following a review of current ... refinancing of its senior secured term loans originally entered ... ConvaTecConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative ...
... March 17, 2011 Giant Eagle®, the region,s leading ... Association,s (ADA) prestigious Chairman,s Citation Award. Giant ... which recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of individuals, corporations, institutions ... and have had a positive impact in advancing the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ConvaTec Healthcare Postpones Plans To Refinance Secured Term Loans 2ConvaTec Healthcare Postpones Plans To Refinance Secured Term Loans 3Giant Eagle® Receives American Diabetes Association Chairman's Citation Award 2Giant Eagle® Receives American Diabetes Association Chairman's Citation Award 3
(Date:5/30/2015)... One of the pervasive problems plaguing the ... available. Often, the ruralness of a location can severely ... areas feeling the crunch of a strained healthcare system, ... paying high premiums and copays, Online USA Doctors ... via the power of the internet. , ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... Texas (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 EHO ... Services Web Portal that gives hospices the ability to ... industry. Because of this business model, EHO has been ... better pricing to its clients and survive among the ... with hospice management systems three years ago, it has ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 The Brain ... in coordination with ONEgeneration Senior Enrichment Center, headed by ... Raymond de Guzman and Brain Fitness Program Director Tee ... this event learned that there are many ways to ... Bar showed the residents the different ways to overcome ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... Key Housing, a top-rated corporate housing service ... June 2015 featured apartment community: 388 Beale Street. By ... Housing is helping those people looking for corporate housing ... the tightest apartment markets in the United States. , ... who requires temporary San Francisco corporate housing is going ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... May 30, 2015 A live auction ... medical equipment from hospitals, surgery centers and other medical ... will be sold including radiology, surgery, endoscopy, lab, anesthesia, ... will take place Tuesday, June 2nd starting at 10:00am ... located at 5025 North Hiatus Rd., Sunrise, FL 33351. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Online USA Doctors Brings Healthcare to the Masses with New E-Consults 2Health News:Online USA Doctors Brings Healthcare to the Masses with New E-Consults 3Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Brings Brain Fitness Education Seminar at ONEgeneration 2Health News:1Heart Caregiver Services Brings Brain Fitness Education Seminar at ONEgeneration 3Health News:San Francisco Corporate Housing Leader Key Housing Designates 388 Beale Street as Featured Community for June 2Health News:San Francisco Corporate Housing Leader Key Housing Designates 388 Beale Street as Featured Community for June 3Health News:Centurion to Sell Surplus Medical Equipment in Online and On-site Auction 2
... ... an employee responds falsely to a confirmation request. While paper confirmations make it difficult ... boards supporting the use of secure electronic confirmations now give companies a better way to ... ...
... Radical ... ... Skinny on Willpower! The publishing industry is in the midst of a revolutionary change, and nowhere ... On series. The series, recent hit, The Skinny On Willpower , addresses one of ...
... ... and advice from a qualified medical professional. Award-winning Board Certified New York City Plastic Surgeon, Dr. ... ... people, losing weight to achieve the ultimate healthy and fit body is a constant goal and ...
... ... R. Macdonald announced the launch of a new plastic surgery blog dedicated to real ... chronicle their cosmetic surgery experience through detailed daily accounts of their progress, and provide ... ...
... to change your drinking habits, researcher says , THURSDAY, May ... because of a reported link with a type of kidney cancer, ... , "The data in this study provide no concrete evidence of ... lead author, Nicholas Timpson, a lecturer in genetic epidemiology at the ...
... help urologic surgeons spare the neurovascular bundle (NVB) (which ... robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) for the treatment of ... at the ARRS 2010 Annual Meeting in San Diego, ... treatment of prostate cancer. "However it is limited by ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Brian Fox to Speak on Audit Confirmation Fraud at the 2010 IAPP Annual Forum and Expo 2Health News:Readers and Reviewers Rave about 'The Skinny On Willpower' 2Health News:Readers and Reviewers Rave about 'The Skinny On Willpower' 3Health News:Readers and Reviewers Rave about 'The Skinny On Willpower' 4Health News:Dr. Keith Berman's Beach Body Secrets: 7 Simple Tips for Weight Loss Success 2Health News:Dr. Keith Berman's Beach Body Secrets: 7 Simple Tips for Weight Loss Success 3Health News:San Francisco Plastic Surgeon Releases Plastic Surgery Patient Recovery Blog 2Health News:Study Disputes Link Between Milk and Kidney Cancer 2
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: