Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Awards
... collaborators have discovered a unique mesothelioma
epidemic in three Turkish villages and have ... carcinogenesis, a gene-environment interaction. mesothelioma
is a form of cancer where malignant cells develop ... to identify the predisposing gene or genes for mesothelioma
among this cultural group and map the genetic ...
European Multidisciplinary Conference on Thoracic Oncology
... of locally advanced lung cancer and its implications for treatment
Chemoradiotherapy and new developments in radiotherapy
Neuroendocrine tumors, mesothelioma
Individualized therapy based on tumor features
Elderly and co-morbid patients
Future developments in multidisciplinary treatments
Scientists study how asbestos fibers trigger cancer in human cells
... the driving motivation behind the research is the potential to find a way to intervene and prevent illness even after someone is exposed to asbestos. mesothelioma
symptoms don't typically appear until 30 to 50 years after exposure. After diagnosis, however, the cancer is difficult to control, and there is no ...
Chemo combination improves survival in asbestos-related cancer
... People with mesothelioma
?a form of cancer associated with asbestos ... reviewed a study of 448 patients with advanced mesothelioma
who were treated with either the single drug or ... and asbestos manufacture have higher rates of mesothelioma
than the general public. The cancer may take 10 ...
Exposure to volcanic mineral associated with increased mesothelioma incidence in Turkey
Many cases of environment-related mesothelioma
have been reported in the Cappadocia region or ... with erionite exposure. Only two cases of mesothelioma
occurred in the control village, both in people ... world population, the annual incidence of pleural mesothelioma
in the two exposed villages was 200 and 700 cases ...
Naturally occurring asbestos linked to lung cancer
... consistent and dose-dependent association between mesothelioma
and residential proximity to ultramafic rock, the ... evidence that naturally occurring asbestos causes mesothelioma
- and public efforts should now shift to ... from this preventable malignancy."
To put the mesothelioma
risk in perspective, the disease kills about the ...
Agilent Technologies new genome analysis technology set to accelerate Australia fight against mesothelioma
... mid-1900s, Australia has the highest incidence of mesothelioma
in the world. Rates of the disease have tripled ... thorough understanding of the genetic makeup of mesothelioma
cells, which may ultimately lead to increased ... will produce the largest data set of its kind on mesothelioma
in the world. We are very optimistic that it will ...
'Signature' of chromosome instability predicts cancer outcomes
... itself. This 25-gene signature was a significant predictor of clinical outcomes in a variety of cancers (breast, lung, medulloblastoma, glioma, mesothelioma
and lymphoma). It could also differentiate between primary tumors and tumor metastases, and, in grade 1 and grade 2 breast cancer, distinguished the ...