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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 and thymoma 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

... Institute. 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 ...
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