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Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling

BALTIMORE , FRI., APRIL 17, 10AM , INSTITUTES FOR BEHAVIOR RESOURCES, 2104 MARYLAND AVE. Demonstration During Event ; Major New Tool to Reach Additional Victims BALTIMORE, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, the former W...

Telephone Outreach Boost CRC Screening In Urban Minority

The findings of a recent study suggest that - Telephone outreach can dramatically increase the incidence of screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) in an urban minority// population, constituting predominantly of black men and women. Previous studies have shown that black minority does not believ...

Access Pharmaceuticals Announces New MuGard Commercial Strategy in North America

... sales executive positions at oncology focused companies including MGI Pharma, Genetics Institute, Wyeth Oncology, Aventis, Precision Therapeutics and crc Oncology Services. "I have always known the substantial potential for MuGard in the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis as well as it ...

News from Cancer

...ocioeconomic status (SES) on racial disparities in crc survival in the Detroit Metropolitan Area. The stu...n included 9,078 individuals with primary invasive crc identified between 1988 and 1992 through the Surve...ific survival. They conclude racial disparities in crc survival dissipate after adjusting for other demog...

Sierra Tucson Recognizes Honorees at "Gratitude for Giving" Breakfast in Los Angeles

...ierraTucson.com . Sierra Tucson is a member of crc Health Group, the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation. crc offers the largest array of personalized treatment...weight management and therapeutic education needs. crc is committed to making its services widely and eas...

Screening Programs to Drive European GI Videoscope Market Despite Economic Downturn, According to Millennium Research Group

...cordingly, grow GI videoscope procedure volumes through 2013. Several crc and celiac disease screening programs are now in place throughout Europe, h...the associated procedures. France, Germany, and the UK each have nationwide crc screening initiatives, while regional initiatives exist in Italy and Spain....

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Presents Final Results of Phase 1 Study of Oral Picoplatin Demonstrating Bioavailability

...r, randomized, controlled trial in March 2009. Poniard is also evaluating picoplatin in two Phase 2 clinical trials -- one in patients with metastatic crc and the other in patients with castration-resistant (or hormone-refractory) prostate cancer. About Poniard Pharmaceuticals Poniard Pharmac...

Medical Device Industry Expert Matthew Jenusaitis Joins Avantis Medical Board of Directors

..., 2008. (5) Baxter, N.N.; Goldwasser, M.A.; Paszat, L.F.; Saskin, R.; Urbach, D.R.; Rabeneck, L. To evaluate the association between colonoscopy and crc deaths. Annals of Internal Medicine 150:1-8, 2009. (6) Study on file with Avantis Medical Systems, Inc. ...

American College of Gastroenterology Issues Updated Colorectal Cancer Guidelines

...) is endorsed in the updated ACG guideline as an alternative to colonoscopy every 10 years for patients who decline colonoscopy. The College includes crc as an alternative in light of recent studies which reveal that CTC has a 90 percent sensitivity for colon polyps larger than 1 centimeter. The Colleg...

Economy could reduce colorectal cancer screening rate

...o ensure patients have the ability to consult with their doctors to choose the screening options that are best for them. AGA Supports Creation of crc Screening Program at CDC Rep. Kay Granger, R-TX, plans to reintroduce legislation this month that she authored in the 110th Congress, the Colorectal...
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Bayer Announces New Data on Novel Anti-cancer Compound BAY 73-4506

...School of Bochum, Germany. Data from the Phase I dose-finding study in crc showed BAY 73-4506, dosed at 160 mg daily, using a treatment schedule of 21...tension. Data presented are based on 38 patients with actively progressing crc enrolled in a Phase I study. Patients were treated with BAY 73-4506 at dos...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Progression-Free Survival Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Picoplatin in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...mbinations and in two formulations. The picoplatin crc data will be presented at the American Society of ...11:45 a.m. in West Hall E1, Level 2. Phase 2 crc Trial Design and Updated Results The randomize...iplatin for the first-line treatment of metastatic crc in 101 patients who have not received prior chemot...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update

...r SCLC is a major unmet medical need. About Colorectal Cancer crc is the third most common cancer in both American men and women, and the thi...ts discontinuation. Effective first-line, neuropathy sparing treatment for crc is a major unmet medical need. About Prostate Cancer More t...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present New Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trials of Picoplatin in Multiple Tumor Types at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

...on Thursday, May 14 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The crc presentation will be followed by an ASCO poster di...poor prognosis. About Colorectal Cancer crc is the third most common cancer in both American m...ctive first-line, neuropathy sparing treatment for crc is a major unmet medical need. About Pic...

Virtual Colonoscopies Show Value for Some Patients, But Polyps Will Be Missed

...impact on long-term clinical outcomes, 3) patient preferences, 4) adverse events, and 5) impact of offering CT colonography on patient compliance with crc screening recommendations. Researchers reviewed 17 publications of studies that reported on 7,460 patients. According to ECRI Institute's researc...

Justice Department Will Not Oppose CEO Roundtable on Cancer's Proposal

... Antitrust Division, to counsel for the CRC. The crc and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will joint...to develop model language for clinical trials. The crc is a non-profit organization whose goal is to make...t of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The crc requested a business review letter from the Divisi...

Avastin(R) Shows Unprecedented Benefits in Colorectal Cancer Patients, Irrespective of K-Ras Gene Mutation

...- first line treatment in patients with advanced renal cell cancer -- January 2008 (EU) - first and later line treatment in patients with metastatic crc in combination with any chemotherapy -- February 2008 (US) - first line treatment in patients with HER-2 negative metastatic BC Additional informa...

Poniard Announces Positive Preliminary Efficacy and Safety Data From Ongoing Phase 2 Trial of Picoplatin in First-Line Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

... (CRC) and updated results from an ongoing Phase 1 crc trial. Preliminary data suggest that picoplatin gi...f picoplatin into a registration trial." Phase 2 crc Study Preliminary Results The randomized, contro...rly for evaluation. Expanded and Updated Phase 1 crc Study Results In the Phase 1 dose-escalation stu...

Data Confirm Avastin(R) Helps Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Live Even Longer

...- The overall success rate of resection surgery in patients with metastatic crc reached an impressive 79% in the First BEAT trial. - Out of 1,914 patient... 82% versus 44%, respectively. 4. Avastin clinical benefits in metastatic crc proven with yet another chemotherapy Additional data presented from the A...

Cytopia Announces Novel Anti-Cancer Drug Development Collaboration

...development collaboration with Cancer Therapeutics crc Pty Ltd. This agreement leverages Cytopia's early ...med under the Australian Commonwealth Government's crc scheme, to discover and develop new cancer drugs f... About Cancer Therapeutics Cancer Therapeutics crc Pty Ltd has been formed through a collaboration be...
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GenWay Biotech obtains exclusive rights to AMDL's DR-70 cancer test in US and Canada

...ts extend for five-years based on continuing success in both the Canadian and US markets. The DR-70 cancer test has been approved by the US FDA for crc monitoring and by Health Canada for Lung Cancer screening. However, a growing body of data reveals that the test is effective as a general cancer scr...

Minimizing the spread of deadly Hendra virus

...jor breakthrough in better understanding how Hendra spreads from infected horses to other horses and humans. Funded by the Australian Biosecurity crc for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Dr Deb Middleton and her team at AAHL have defined the period following the first signs of disease when horses are m...

April 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... Large perturbations of the carbon and sulfur cycle associated with the Late Ordovician mass extinction in South China Tonggang Zhang et al., crc in Biogeochemistry, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal H3C 3P8, Canada. Pages 299-302. The Late Ordovician mass extinction took place in th...

Dunn Foundation gives Rice $3M for collaborative research grants

...ng breakthroughs in health and medical care." The first round of seed grants will be limited to cross-institutional teams of researchers within the crc who have not collaborated previously and whose work shows potential for clinical use in the near future. "A wise investor seeks long-term growth, a...

'Hot spots' the key to controlling European carp in Australia

... that targeted carp control at these major breeding locations will have a huge impact on massively reducing carp numbers in regional waterways. The crc is currently investigating a range of promising control measures, including techniques designed to trap carp but not native fish, and also methods to ...

Interleukin-8, key marker for colorectal cancer treatment

...vival rate for patients with early stage and local crc approaches nearly 90%, survival is dramatically de...e colitis), non-malignant (colorectal adenoma) and crc tissues of different tumor stages as well as in co...ever, the magnitude of IL-8 expression in surgical crc tissue specimens correlates with increasing tumor ...

Virus may control Australia's

... and restoring Australia's valuable waterways," Dr Crane says. The project is part of a larger pest fish control program under the Invasive Animals crc and 50-year Native Fish Strategy at the Murray-Darling Basin Commission. Other technologies being developed in the pest fish program include 'daughter...
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Poniard Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update

...val (PFS), disease control and neurotoxicity data from a randomized, controlled Phase 2 trial of picoplatin for the first-line treatment of metastatic crc at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. The results continue to support picoplatin as a neuropathy-sparing alternativ...

Celsense, Inc Receives NIH Grant to Translate Cell Imaging Technology for Clinical Use

... the United States and the most common form of gastrointestinal malignancy. crc accounts for approximately 150,000 new cases annually. Immunotherapeutic interventions using live-cell DC vaccines may potentially be effective in crc patients. To date, the inability to accurately follow the location of the c...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Presents Final Results of Phase 1 Study of Picoplatin in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...08. "Several treatment options for metastatic crc have been introduced in the last decade and have r...with chemotherapy in solid tumors. Phase 1 crc Study Design and Results In the Phase 1 stud... (Grade 3 or 4), as is commonly seen in metastatic crc patients treated with the FOLFOX regimen at cumula...

AMDL, Inc. Enters Into Collaboration Agreement to Advance Development of Its AMDL DR-70 (FDP) Cancer Test

...r testing arena." Although one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers, crc is the third most common cancer worldwide and the second leading cause of c... all patients thought to be "cured" are expected to develop a recurrence of crc within 5 years -- usually due to undetected metastases.** Frequent surveill...

Avantis Medical Systems Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Third Eye(R) Retroscope(R) for Improved Polyp Detection in the Colon

...er, N.N.; Goldwasser, M.A.; Paszat, L.F.; Saskin, R.; Urbach, D.R.; Rabeneck, L. To evaluate the association between colonoscopy and crc deaths. Annals of Internal Medicine 150:1-8, 2009 (6) Waye, J.D.; Rex, D.K.; et al. The Third Eye Retroscope Auxiliary Endoscopy System...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Tumor Response and Neuropathy Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Picoplatin in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... Cancers Symposium in San Francisco. Phase 2 crc Trial Design and Updated Results The randomize...iplatin for the first-line treatment of metastatic crc in 101 patients who have not received prior chemot...ard of care. Severe neuropathy is commonly seen in crc patients treated with oxaliplatin in combination w...

Poniard Announces Positive Incremental Efficacy and Safety Data from Phase 2 Picoplatin Trial in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...rmulations for the treatment of multiple solid tumor indications. Phase 2 crc Trial Design and Preliminary Results The randomized, controlled, Phase 2 ...hich is the current standard of care. Severe neuropathy is commonly seen in crc patients treated with oxaliplatin in combination with 5-fluorouracil and le...

Genmab Initiates Zalutumumab Combination Study in Colorectal Cancer

...he safety and efficacy of zalutumumab in combination with irinotecan. The primary endpoint of the study is adverse events. About Colorectal Cancer crc is a public health problem in developed countries. Although potentially curable in early stages, a proportion of patients will present with or eventua...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Corporate Update

...with 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin. Picoplatin did not cause severe neurotoxicity (Grade 3 or higher), as is commonly seen in metastatic crc patients treated with oxaliplatin as part of the FOLFOX regimen. Current National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Clinical Practice ...

GeneNews Announces First Quarter Results

...ancer screening experts, Dr. David A. Lieberman, Dr. David Sidransky and Dr. Richard Wender. They join Dr. Bernard Levin who is Chair of the crc Clinical Advisory Board. - Published a paper entitled "Novel Blood-Based, Five-Gene Biomarker Set for the Detection of Colorectal Cancer" in ...
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Trematode

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Penetrance

...mutations is important for our understanding of the cancerogenic process of crc and in ... Low- penetrance Genetic Predisposition: Identifying germlin...mutations is important for our understanding of the cancerogenic process of crc and ... Zoology information, history, articles and research from Academi...

MSH2

...eins was performed ... MLH1 and MSH2 Promoter Mutation Analysis ... Immunohistochemical analysis of Msh2 and Fhit protein expression in 62 crc cases ... Loss of Msh2 protein correlated significantly with loss of Fhit protein (P ... of MSH2 is performed in both forward and reverse d...

Gynoecium

...Lilium/ Gynoecium /Embryo_Sac/8 ... The Arabidopsis gynoecium initiates development as a continuous ring of tissue ... Within the gynoecium , crc is localized to two domains, the carpel outer ... TOUSLED participates in apical tissue formation during gynoecium development in Arabidopsis...

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Apicomplexa

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