Navigation Links
Karmanos Cancer Institute Research Supports Role of Inflammation to Determine Lung Cancer Risk, Particularly in African-American Women
Date:4/14/2008

SAN DIEGO, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented findings that support the role of inflammation in determining lung cancer risk, particularly among African-American women.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSCANCERINSTITUTELOGO )

The abstract titled, Cytokine SNPs Differentially Predict Risk of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer in African American and Caucasian Women, was given at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.

The study's goal was to determine whether variation in genes in the inflammatory pathway contribute to the risk of non-small cell lung cancer, and whether there are differences by race, according to Karmanos Principal Investigator Alison L. Van Dyke, MD/PhD Candidate, Class of 2011. Genetic variation was evaluated by looking at single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in cytokine genes.

Population-based cases included 95 African-American and 365 Caucasian women, aged 18-74. Each had been diagnosed with primary non-small cell lung cancer in metropolitan Detroit during a four year period. 483 controls were frequency matched to cases based on age and race. Analyses were performed separately for African-American and Caucasian women, and adjustments were made for factors such as body mass index, age and education, smoking history, family history of lung cancer and history of chronic lung disease.

"Our findings show that there is a 2.2 fold increased risk for African-American women to develop lung cancer if carrying a particular SNP in IL10 as compared to African-American women who do not," said Karmanos Associate Center Director of Population Sciences Ann Schwartz, Ph. D., M.P.H. She added that there was a decreased risk for lung cancer among Caucasian women with th
'/>"/>

SOURCE Karmanos Cancer Institute
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Karmanos Researchers Find Non-Toxic Agents Added to Conventional Chemotherapy Decrease Survival of Colon Cancer Cells
2. Karmanos Researchers Study the Impact of Galectin-3 on Breast Cancer Disparity in Caucasian and Asian Women
3. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
4. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
5. Indevus Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for VALSTAR(R) for Bladder Cancer Therapy
6. EpiCept Reports Expansion of Clinical Development For Licensed Cancer Compound
7. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
8. ADVENTRX Announces Fast Track Designation Granted By the FDA For CoFactor For the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
9. Novel Technology Breaks Through Cancer Pain
10. CEL-SCI Secures Manufacturing Facility for Multikine Cancer Drug
11. Furamidine Found to Inhibit a Key Enzyme Involved in Cancer Cell DNA Repair Mechanisms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2015)... 17, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing - Global Strategic Business ... report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Equipment Rental ... comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan ... World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... and DETROIT , April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... in poverty, the infant mortality rate is two and one ... 1,000 live births. Nearly 6 of 10 infants that die ... prenatal care.  These are sobering statistics that Covenant Community Care, ... of Metro Detroit, is poised to change thanks to a ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... -- Steven Rash , the CEO of Algae International ... American Seed & Oil Company, presented the Company,s latest ... New York City.  Mr. Rash,s presentation featured the Company,s ... Oil Company has recently announced the Dube Hemp ... , the EpiVape , and Hempster Clothing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Market 2015-2020 - Global Strategic Business Report - Healthcare Spending Slowdown Bodes Well for Medical Equipment Leasing 2Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 2Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 3Covenant Community Care to Receive Donated SONIMAGE P3 Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging 4American Seed & Oil Company Benchmarks its Consumer Product Development Strategy Against Proctor & Gamble 2American Seed & Oil Company Benchmarks its Consumer Product Development Strategy Against Proctor & Gamble 3
... Cancer Awareness Month , , ... for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network ... cancer, educating patients about the disease and the resources that ... Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer ...
... medicine company PreMD Inc. (TSX: PMD; PREMF.pk) today announced ... clinical study with one of the world,s largest cosmetic ... in conjunction with one of the cosmetic company,s skin ... an earlier successful study completed by PreMD with the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer 2ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer 3ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer 4ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer 5ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer 6PreMD Inc. Enters Clinical Study with Cosmetics Conglomerate 2
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 “We have seen healing, ... the past and present,” said Chaplain Shawn Kafader of Friendship ... felt like they had anything to contribute have created beautiful ... overseen a new art therapy program that was launched to ... Masters student from School of the Art Institute in Chicago, ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 In Defense of ... following statement: “On Wednesday April 15th, the European Parliament ... a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, “paying tribute, on ... the one-and-a-half million innocent Armenian victims who perished in ... extols the EU for this timely and needed recognition ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 Representatives Jim Himes ... and Treatment Act HR 1849 in congress on April ... and treatment for patients with the genetic disease. ... past, would be the first to create a federally ... treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. This would effectively prevent ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Steven ... platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy. ... for its world-class care of injury-caused and chronic joint ... in many other physicians offering regenerative medicines. , ... pain management and rehabilitation. Dr. Meier and MOSM can ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 Most dental ... dental restoration units are made overseas by foreign dental ... domestic labs remain unregulated in more than 40 states ... National Association of Dental Laboratories has created ... raise awareness among patients about the consequences that could ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Healing At Friendship Village Due To Art Therapy 2Health News:In Defense of Christians Condemns Armenian Genocide 2Health News:In Defense of Christians Condemns Armenian Genocide 3Health News:House Representatives Introduce Bill to Fight Genetic Disease 2Health News:Platelet-Rich Plasma, Stem Cell Therapy Now Offered By Dr. Meier At MOSM in Beverly Hills, California 2Health News:Platelet-Rich Plasma, Stem Cell Therapy Now Offered By Dr. Meier At MOSM in Beverly Hills, California 3Health News:National Association Urges Transparency in Dental Industry 2
... that computerized prescription could be used to avoid medical mistakes, ... to even more errors. ,It is known that adverse ... hospitals each year. One way hospitals are trying to cut ... But according to a new study, use of computerized systems ...
... antihypertensive strategies that use calcium channel blockers and ... with beta-blockers and diuretics. ,Hypertensive patients either ... without the ACE inhibitor perindopril or the beta-blocker ... ,The trial ran for five years, but it ...
... common form of brain cancer might fare better with a ... ,Based on findings of the study it was seen ... glioblastoma receive surgery to remove as much of the cancer ... study compared 573 patients with glioblastomas who were randomized to ...
... say they have now identified a gene variant that ... which in turn could lead to improved understanding of ... to latest research it was seen that specific changes ... associated with an increased incidence of Alzheimer’s. ,In ...
... people it was found that men who drank six cups ... 12 to 18 years, while women who drank that amount ... their study revealed an unequivocal evidence for an inverse and ... other risk factors. However researchers say the reasons for ...
... Switzerland it was seen that the frequency of withholding ... a patient’s life varies greatly among European countries. The ... in diagnostics and treatment to save and sustain life. ... patient’s life, physicians may refrain from using all possible ...
Cached Medicine News:
The design of the new ChloraPrep swabstick applicator provides significant improvement in performance over traditional swabsticks....
Triad Plus PVP-I Prep Solution has broad-spectrum germicidal action. Povidone Iodine Solution using an innovative one-piece screw cap, Triad Plus bottles are designed specifically to meet the needs o...
... are packaged in easy open, single use, ... saturated with precisely the correct amount of ... saturated with a multi-purpose topical gel, for ... approved for venipuncture site preparation prior to ...
... Swabsticks are packaged in single-use ... Swabstick is saturated with precisely ... Each package is terminally sterilized, ... for the patient. Swabstick provides ...
Medicine Products: