Navigation Links
Cancer Treatment Guidelines for Diverse Asian Economies Use Model Developed at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Date:10/30/2009

e defined by levels of resources and offer evidence-based pathways for coordinated, step-by-step quality improvements. This systematic approach applies a tiered system of resource allotment: basic, limited, enhanced and maximal, and is based on the contribution of each resource toward improving clinical outcomes."

The papers published by The Lancet Oncology in its November 2009 issue cover management of a variety of malignancies: HER-2 positive breast cancer, neck cancer, T-cell and natural-killer-cell neoplasms, advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, liver cancer and endometrial cancer. The guidelines represent consensus statements from the 2009 Asian Oncology Summit held last April in Singapore. The journal co-hosted the event.

"I was tremendously impressed and pleased with how this worked and how the different key opinion leaders were brought together in the Asian Oncology Summit," Anderson said. "It was a great learning experience for me in addition to the fact that it was a demonstration that this stratified guideline approach is in fact useful and functional."

The first broad dissemination of the BHGI guidelines came in October 2008 when journal Cancer published a special supplement, "Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control," which detailed guidelines for low- and middle-income countries to implement programs to detect and treat breast cancer, the most common disease among women worldwide.

More information about The Lancet Oncology cancer papers can be found on its Web site here: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(09)70324-9/fulltext

More information about the BHGI can be found on its Web site: www.bhgi.info

At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, our interdisciplinary t
'/>"/>

SOURCE Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

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. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
3. Indevus Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for VALSTAR(R) for Bladder Cancer Therapy
4. EpiCept Reports Expansion of Clinical Development For Licensed Cancer Compound
5. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
6. ADVENTRX Announces Fast Track Designation Granted By the FDA For CoFactor For the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
7. Novel Technology Breaks Through Cancer Pain
8. CEL-SCI Secures Manufacturing Facility for Multikine Cancer Drug
9. Furamidine Found to Inhibit a Key Enzyme Involved in Cancer Cell DNA Repair Mechanisms
10. Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients
11. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Cotara(R) Phase II Brain Cancer Trial In India
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... -- A study using a relatively new imaging tool, ... the composition of carotid artery disease and has the ... disease, a leading cause of stroke. ... 2010 and May 2012, was featured in the June ... College of Cardiology (JACC) Cardiovascular Interventions. Interventional cardiologist ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Sept. 30, 2014 BioStructures, LLC has ... Association of Tissue Banks (AATB), it was announced ... Officer. Accreditation follows an intensive nine-month ... trained AATB inspector.  It establishes that the level ... facility meets or exceeds the standards set by ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 The report based ... Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2007 - 2017," elaborated ... USD 20.8 billion in 2012 and is further expected ... a CAGR of 7.3% from 2012 to 2017. ... health purposes, especially to prevent chronic diseases that may ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Imaging Tool May Allow Tailoring of Stroke Prevention to Each Patient 2Biostructures, LLC Earns AATB Accreditation 2Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 2Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 3Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 4
... Pharma,s eFlow,electronic nebulizer was included in Gilead,s (Nasdaq: ... to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,(FDA) for ... mg,three times daily). Aztreonam lysine for inhalation, delivered ... people with cystic fibrosis,(CF) who have pulmonary Pseudomonas ...
... large, randomized Phase III trials of VELCADE in front-line, ... ... Mass., Nov. 26 Millennium,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLNM ) today ... studies are scheduled to be,featured at the 49th ASH Annual Meeting ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PARI's eFlow Included in Gilead's NDA Submission for Aztreonam Lysine for Inhalation 2PARI's eFlow Included in Gilead's NDA Submission for Aztreonam Lysine for Inhalation 3New Data to Support VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) For Injection Based Therapies as Setting New Standards in The Care of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma 2New Data to Support VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) For Injection Based Therapies as Setting New Standards in The Care of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma 3New Data to Support VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) For Injection Based Therapies as Setting New Standards in The Care of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma 4New Data to Support VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) For Injection Based Therapies as Setting New Standards in The Care of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma 5New Data to Support VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) For Injection Based Therapies as Setting New Standards in The Care of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma 6
(Date:9/30/2014)... no stranger to the children of Tanzania. What is ... clinical services, including reliable diagnosis and evidence-based treatments. There ... use in Swahili, a major language of the region. ... University and the University of Georgia (UGA) describe a ... sites in the country and found to be effective ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 Integrated Medicine Alliance , ... another new medical specialty practice through a unique partnership ... will be located within the company’s Shrewsbury location and ... Isaac Tawfik of American Heart Center, P.C., a highly ... will offer Integrated Medicine Alliance patients top notch cardiovascular ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 Glycodrive , ... Nutraceuticals designed to help maximize lean, strong muscle growth ... body’s absorption of glucose has caught the attention of ... main purpose behind Glycodrive is to help the body ... reports Michaels. “Carbs are essential in the muscle-building process, ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 VisitandCare.com reports that ... gone up more than 79 percent in 2014, marking ... also reported total revenue tripled for its entirety of ... professional strategy has allowed them to partner with ... patient comfort and privacy — with state-of-the-art surgical atmospheres ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 A group of Americans is headed ... epidemic that, left unchecked, could create a catastrophic, global pandemic. ... to Africa. John Rogers, the Executive Director the Eugene Bell ... fight a disease most think mankind conquered long ago: tuberculosis. ... ago is on the comeback in several countries - what’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New diagnostic approach for autism in Tanzania 2Health News:New diagnostic approach for autism in Tanzania 3Health News:New diagnostic approach for autism in Tanzania 4Health News:Integrated Medicine Alliance Announces New Cardiology Practice 2Health News:Glycodrive Review Exposes Blue Star Nutraceutical’s Supplement for Leaner, Stronger Muscles 2Health News:VisitandCare.com Announces Record Demand for Plastic Surgery in Turkey 2Health News:VisitandCare.com Announces Record Demand for Plastic Surgery in Turkey 3Health News:VisitandCare.com Announces Record Demand for Plastic Surgery in Turkey 4Health News:US Delegation Heads to North Korea to Combat Tuberculosis Epidemic 2
... program delivered by over 500 peer volunteers significantly reduces ... researcher Dr. Janusz Kaczorowski told the Canadian Stroke Congress ... Program (CHAP), family physicians in 20 mid-sized Ontario communities ... assessment sessions held at local pharmacies over a 10 ...
... British Columbia (June 7, 2010) Researchers from the ... University of British Columbia today released a comprehensive study ... HIV treatment would create significant benefits for individuals infected ... peer-reviewed mathematical modeling study, published in the research journal ...
... Susan G. Komen for the Cure has appointed V. ... Council. Jordan, a member of the National Academy of ... department of oncology at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at ... appointment to the Komen Scientific Advisory Council is reserved for ...
... WASHINGTON, June 7, 2010 Those social drinkers who order ... default "well" liquor. Are they just vodka snobs, who pay ... possibly taste much different than its $6 counterpart? Or is ... claim to taste in America,s favorite hard liquor? ...
... survivors diagnosed later with non-melanoma skin cancer may be ... 15 years, according to research led by St. Jude ... survivors in this Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) who ... developed another more aggressive cancer within 15 years, said ...
... in German . Early detection is the ... lump turns out to be a malignant tumor. To find ... biopsy and examine the removed tissue under the microscope. This ... also highly time consuming. Research scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:A good CHAP reduces rates of heart disease and stroke in communities. 2Health News:Updated HIV therapy guidelines would reduce risk of transmission, save lives, billions in costs 2Health News:Updated HIV therapy guidelines would reduce risk of transmission, save lives, billions in costs 3Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure awards grant to Lombardi's V. Craig Jordan 2Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure awards grant to Lombardi's V. Craig Jordan 3Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure awards grant to Lombardi's V. Craig Jordan 4Health News:Brand preference may be in the drink, not in the head 2Health News:Non-melanoma skin cancer may help identify survivors at increased risk for future cancers 2Health News:Detecting tumors faster 2
... single use loading unit (SULU), the EEA™ ... staples., ,Immediately after staple formation, a ... excess tissue, thus creating a circular anastomosis. ... handles firmly as far as they will ...
... The Scantibodies Calcitonin Immunoassay is a ... of calcitonin. Two different goat polyclonal antibodies ... affinity chromatography to be specific for well-defined ... the quantitative determination of Calcitonin in human ...
... in the parafollicular C-cells of the thyroid ... The major action of calcitonin is to ... activity, resulting in decreased mobilization of calcium ... evident in conditions associated with high levels ...
Calcitonin RIA Kit...
Medicine Products: