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Dr. James F. Pingpank to Present at the Sixth International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies on March 13- 14, 2009 in New York City

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) , a medical technology company testing its proprietary Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion ("PHP(TM)") System for the treatment of cancers of the liver, announced today that Dr. James F. Pingpank will present at The...

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Checking for Second Malignancies

Another study found some also suffer PTSD years after treatment MONDAY, June 1 (HealthDay News) -- Many childhood cancer survivors aren't following recommended guidelines on screenings for second cancers as they reach adulthood. And some survivors suffer from post-traumatic stress d...

Non-invasive test accurately identifies gynecologic malignancies

Diffusion weighted MR can accurately identify benign from malignant pelvic lymph nodes in patients with gynecologic malignancy, according to a study performed at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Diffusion weighted imaging is a noninvasive test that uses an MRI sequence sensitized to t...

5- and 10-year survival continues to improve for US children with hematologic malignancies

5- and 10-year survival rates continue to improve for children under the age of 15 who are diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), acute non-lymphoblastic leukemia, or non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in the United States, researchers report in the September 9 online issue of the Journal of ...

US Oncology Applauds Journal of Clinical Oncology Study Highlighting Value of PET Scans for Cancer Patients With Various Types of Malignancies

National Oncologic PET Registry (NOPR) Study Showcases the Need to Expand Use of PET Technologies in Driving More Effective Cancer Treatment WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Oncology, which supports one of the nation's largest cancer treatment and research networks represent...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

...s have been treated with ENBREL globally through February 2009, accounting for approximately 44,600 patient-years of exposure. Postmarketing cases of malignancies have been reported in pediatric patients treated with ENBREL. Amgen and Wyeth are committed to patient safety and support the continued evaluat...

Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA

...ions. That investigation started in June 2008. The analysis took into account a number of reports of cancers in children treated with these drugs. The malignancies tended to arise about 30 months after starting on the medications. About half of the cancers were lymphomas and some of the children died, accordi...

Breast cancer research highlights from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine meeting in Anaheim, July 26-30

... treatable. Because mammography uses X-rays, however, there is an extremely small but finite risk those X-rays will damage DNA and cause secondary malignancies months or years later. Even though this risk is very small, more than 100 million women have mammograms every year, and a small number of them will be...

New Diagnostic Biomarker Test Shows Promise in Monitoring Ovarian Cancer

... CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ovarian malignancies are a leading cause of cancer death in women because they are usually detec...d CA125 can aid in the differentiation of benign pelvic masses from ovarian malignancies in women diagnosed with a pelvic mass," said Moore. "This is exciting as it...

Small Molecule Might Play Big Part in Lung Cancer

...s, the most common form of lung cancer is adenocarcinoma, a type of non-small cell cancer that arises in the lungs' peripheral tissues. Non-small cell malignancies make up the majority of U.S. lung cancer cases, followed by small-cell malignancies. Scientists examined cancer samples from 28 patients, all of th...
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S*BIO Initiates U.S. Phase I Clinical Trials of Oral JAK2 Inhibitor SB1518 for the Treatment of Hematological Malignancies

SINGAPORE, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- S*BIO Pte Ltd today announced the initiation of multi-center Phase I clinical trials of SB1518, a potent and orally-active JAK2 inhibitor, in patients with leukemia and certain types of lymphoma. These first Phase I trials for SB1518 comprise of ascending do...

S*BIO to Develop New JAK-2 Inhibitor for Treatment of Myeloproliferative Disorders and Hematological Malignancies

SINGAPORE, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- S*BIO Pte Ltd today announced the development of a novel and proprietary orally-administered compound, SB1518, for the treatment of myeloproliferative disorders (MPD) and certain hematological malignancies. MPD is believed to be caused by a specific mutation...

Clinical Data Reported on Vidaza in Hematologic Malignancies and Advanced Solid Tumors

HDAC Inhibitor MGCD0103 Demonstrates substantial Response Rate in Two Clinical Trials Clinical Data Presented on Pilot Pharmacokinetic Study of Oral Azacitidine Exelixis Reports Comprehensive XL880 Phase I Data At ASCO Exelixis Reports Integrated Data From Phase II Clinical Trials of XL999 a...

Avalon Updates the AVN944 Phase I Hematologic Malignancies Trial

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 13, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avalon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , today announced that it is will provide an update on the Phase I clinical trial of AVN944 in hematologic malignancies on Tuesday, June 19, 2007, after the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will a...

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Issues White Paper on HPV Vaccine's Impact on Cervical Cancer Prevention

... ABOUT SGO The SGO is a national medical specialty organization of physicians who are trained in the comprehensive management of women with malignancies of the reproductive tract. Its purpose is to improve the care of women with gynecologic cancer by encouraging research, disseminating knowledge which ...

Lilly and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Lilly Agrees to be First Tenant of East River Science Park; Issue Urgent Call for Healthcare Reform that Protects Innovation and Jobs

...er Eric K. Rowinsky, M.D. "Gastric cancer is not only a major cause of mortality and morbidity in Asia, but the incidences of certain types of gastric malignancies such as gastro-esophageal junctional cancer, which will also be evaluated in our study, are increasing in North America, Europe and outside of Asia. G...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Cardiac Safety Data From Picoplatin Phase 1 Trial Supporting NDA Filing

...effect on the cardiac QT/QTc interval by using time-matched pharmacokinetics and electrocardiograms (ECGs). A total of 45 patients with advanced solid malignancies received 150 mg/m2 picoplatin. The trial was conducted at seven clinical sites in the United States. Results showed no clinical cardiac-related events...

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Positive Phase 3 Study Results for BENLYSTA(TM) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...ract infections, urinary tract infection and influenza, and were also comparable between belimumab and placebo treatment groups. No malignancies were reported. Professor Sandra V. Navarra, M.D., a principal investigator and Head of Rheumatology at the University of Santo Toma...

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP for Once-Monthly Subcutaneous Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... with TNF blocking agents, including SIMPONI. The incidence of non-lymphoma malignancies was similar to controls, and lymphoma is seen more often than in the genera...opulation. The potential role of TNF-blocking therapy in the development of malignancies is not known. Based on an exploratory clinical trial in patients with COPD,...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...tient (SIMPONI 100 mg) living in an endemic area was successfully treated. malignancies reported through week 104 included basal cell skin cancer (one patient), co...here was one case of pulmonary tuberculosis in a patient (SIMPONI 100 mg). malignancies reported through week 104 consisted of two basal cell skin cancers (one pat...
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Xeroderma Pigmentosum

... in which the ability to repair damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) light is deficient. :574 This disorder leads to multiple basaliomas and other skin malignancies at a young age. In... Xeroderma pigmentosum . Authoritative facts about the skin from the New Zealand Dermatological Society. ... Xeroderma ...

Soft tissue

...ilization is often forgotten as being a source of conservative pain management. ... Soft tissue sarcomas account for fewer than 1 percent of malignancies diagnosed ... Most soft tissue sarcomas arise de novo, but a small percentage originate in ... ...

Primary lung cancer

...the airways and can invade ... are many types of lung cancer , but most can be categorized ... CLG Herbal Remedy for Lung cancer , Primary malignancies of the lung , Non-small cell lung cancer , NSCLC, Small cell lung cancer , SCLC ... types of lung cancer such as small cell lung...

Paranasal sinuses

... sinuses are hollow, air-filled cavities that are lined by a mucous ... DEEP SPACES, PARANASAL SINUSES , AND NASOPHARYNX. Wade Wong, D.O. ... malignancies that affect the paranasal sinuses include squamous cell carcinoma, ... Paranasal Sinuses and Adjacent Spaces. by Laurie Loevner and Jenn...

Oncology

...bling of risk of contralateral breast ... Specialty > Oncology > Breast Cancer ... Gynecologic Oncology Center. Center for Hematologic malignancies ... Urologic Oncology Center. Screening, Prevention and Early Detection. Technologies for Treatment ... ...

Neck cancer

...ne ... Head & Neck Tumor Program. Hollings Cancer Center. Charleston, ... Most head and neck cancers are squamous cell carcinomas -- malignancies that begin in the flat squamous cells that form a thin outer layer on many parts of the body. ... seek treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Ca...

Malignancy

...ncer, including its nomenclature, symptoms, ... Pre- malignancy , pre-cancer or non-invasive tumor: A neoplasm that is not ... Hematological malignancies are the types of cancer that ... Hematological malignancy /leukemia histology (ICD-O 9590-9989, C81 ... lymphoid malignancy ... In the U...

Anemias

... Anemias in which the MCV is 80 to 100 femtoliters. Normocytic anemia is often ... Sideroblastic anemias also occur secondary to hematologic malignancies (eg, ... Anemias are caused by either excess red cell destruction, or underproduction of ... The megaloblastic anemias often present with n...
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Pitt researchers find promising candidate protein for cancer prevention vaccines

...xcess levels in many cancers, including breast, lung, and head and neck cancers. The finding suggests that a vaccine against the protein might prevent malignancies in high-risk individuals. Mice that were vaccinated to boost their immune response against this cell cycle protein, called cyclin B1, were able to ...

Phoenix conference highlights TGen's and Scottsdale Healthcare's contributions to molecular oncology

...e scientists scheduled to present include: Dr. Jeffrey Trent, TGen's President and Scientific Director; Dr. Raoul Tibes, Director of the Hematological malignancies Program at TCRS and an Associate Investigator at TGen; Dr. Stephen P. Anthony, Chief Medical Officer of TGen Drug Development Services (TD2) and a Sen...

Grape-seed extract kills laboratory leukemia cells, proving value of natural compounds

...ed. "These results could have implications for the incorporation of agents such as grape seed extract into prevention or treatment of hematological malignancies and possibly other cancers," said the study's lead author, Xianglin Shi, Ph.D., professor in the Graduate Center for Toxicology at the University of K...

6th ESOU Meeting

...said ESOU Chairman Prof. Vincent Ravery (Paris, France). The most common malignancies such as prostate cancer (PCa), renal cell carcinoma and bladder cancer were...These therapies appear to evolve into the mainstay of medical treatment of malignancies of the urogenital tract and are likely to convert the disease from a progre...

Massague honored with inaugural AACR Distinguished Leadership Award in Breast Cancer Research

...ict the spread of cancer cells. These investigations demonstrated that a genetic predisposition for metastasis can sometimes be identified in primary malignancies before the cancer has begun to spread. Massagu's work is a dramatic example of the continuing importance of the focused pursuit of basic problems ...

GUMC and Oak Ridge National Labs announce unique research partnership

...ells (CTC) in patients' blood. The goal is to evaluate the microdevice for CTC capture in blood samples from patients with breast and other epithelial malignancies (such as ovarian cancer) at Georgetown. Being able to enhance the sensitivity of detection of these tumors in a minimally invasive and user-friendly m...

Tumor-inhibiting protein could be effective in treating leukemia

...acrophage-like phenotype," he said. "This indicates perhaps a new therapeutic application for this protein, that it could differentiate hematologic malignancies into a normal-like state, allowing then for chemotherapy because normal cells are susceptible to chemotherapy treatment," said Tuszynski, who is also ...

Estrogen helps drive distinct, aggressive form of prostate cancer

...mon fusions between the TMPRSS2 and ETS family member genes subset of prostate cancer in the journal Science in 2005. "The discovery showed that these malignancies occur after an androgen (male hormone)-dependent gene fuses with an oncogene -- a type of gene that causes cancer," he explains. Experts have long ...

Herceptin and chemo improves response rates without major adverse effects in HER2 breast cancer

... (GBG) and the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynkologische Onkologie (AGO), the two major German cooperative research groups for the treatment of gynaecological malignancies and breast cancer. Professor Gunter von Minckwitz, managing director of GBG, is the principal investigator for the study. ...

Evidence now suggests eating soy foods in puberty protects against breast cancer

... is acting as a breast cancer protective just as an early first pregnancy in women is known to protect against later development of the cancer: If malignancies occur in breast stem cells, then it is better that many of these cells are differentiated earlier rather than later. Pregnancy hormones do that, so ...
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Poniard Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update

...g its effect on the cardiac QT/QTc interval by using time-matched pharmacokinetics and electrocardiograms. A total of 45 patients with advanced solid malignancies received 150 mg/meter squared of picoplatin at seven clinical sites in the United States. Results from the study showed no clinical cardiac-related e...

Trubion Announces Dates for Second Quarter and First Half 2009 Earnings Conference Call

.... Trubion's product pipeline also includes Trubion's proprietary product candidate, TRU-016, a novel CD37-targeted therapy for the treatment of B-cell malignancies that is currently in Phase 1 / 2 clinical evaluation. In addition to Trubion's current clinical stage product pipeline, the Company is also developing...

Sunesis Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2009

...new treatment options. About Ovarian Cancer In the United States, ovarian cancer remains the leading cause of death from gynecologic malignancies and is the fifth leading cause of cancer death overall in women behind lung, breast, colorectal and pancreatic cancers. According to the American Canc...

Intellikine Completes $51 Million Financing

...nhibitors for the treatment of cancer, inflammatory and respiratory diseases and PI3K-alpha/beta selective inhibitors for the treatment of solid tumor malignancies as well as other isoform-selective inhibitors of the PI3K/mTOR pathway. Intellikine is a private company based in La Jolla, California. For more inf...

Trubion Pharmaceuticals Announces Extension of Research Period Under Its Wyeth Collaboration

.... Trubion's product pipeline also includes Trubion's proprietary product candidate, TRU-016, a novel CD37-targeted therapy for the treatment of B-cell malignancies that is currently in Phase 1 / 2 clinical evaluation. In addition to Trubion's current clinical stage product pipeline, the Company is also developing...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Positive Long-Term Data for BENLYSTA(TM) (Formerly LymphoStat-B(R)) in Patients With Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...apy - - No increase in overall adverse events, serious adverse events, malignancies or serious infections over time - ROCKVILLE, Md., June 11 /PRNewswire-...(in general and by system organ class), serious adverse events, infections, malignancies and laboratory abnormalities decreased or stabilized over time from Week 52...

Proteolix Presents Clinical Data from Two Clinical Studies of Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association

...me inhibitors being developed by Proteolix for the treatment of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors. Relapsed Multiple Myeloma Patients Achieve Respon...l trials, carfilzomib has demonstrated single-agent activity in hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, including multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinem...

Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol) Provides Long-Term Remission and Response Rates in Infliximab-Refractory Crohn's Patients

...n-labeled portions of CIMZIA studies of Crohn's disease and other diseases, malignancies (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) were observed at a rate (95% confidenc...f lymphoma. The potential role of TNF blocker therapy in the development of malignancies is not known. Cases of worsening congestive heart failure (CHF) and n...

Doctors in New Hampshire Now Treating Cancer with Non-Invasive Image-Guided Radiosurgery Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology

...s to avoid other tissues already weakened by the patient's chronic pulmonary disease. The Novalis Tx is an exceptional machine for treating tumors and malignancies in highly sensitive areas of the body." The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2008, doctors diagnosed 215,020 new cases of lung cancer in...

Proteolix to Present Carfilzomib Clinical Data During the 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

...ncer cells with minimal off-target effects. In Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials, carfilzomib has demonstrated single-agent activity in hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, including multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, mantle cell lymphoma, and renal cell carcinoma. Proteolix is con...
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Human / Mouse / Rat Blood Vessels (CD31 / Von Willebrand Factor (vWF)) IHC staining Kit from CHEMICON

Description:...to several studies, staining of blood vessels with CD31 antibodies has shown to be suitable for the identification of angiogenesis in several types of malignancies such as lung (Giatromanolaki et al., 1996), breast (Horak et al., 1992) and colorectal cancer (Takebayashi et al., 1996). CHEMICONs monoclonal antibod...
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Malignancies in Biological Definition

Cancer

...ic and other endogenous characteristics among susceptible people. Examples include: bladder carcinoma , blood (and bone marrow ) - hematological malignancies , leukemia , lymphoma , Hodgkin's disease , non-Hodgkin's lymphoma , multiple myeloma , brain tumor , breast cancer , cervical cancer , color...
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Small intestine

...ll bowel cancer and cancer of the small bowel, is a cancer of the small intestine . It is relatively rare compared to other gastrointestinal malignancies such as gastric cancer and colorectal cancer. The small intestine is a long coiled tube located in the abdominal cavity. ... In the smal...

Seminal vesicles

...osis: A discussion of the merits of minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of low grade phyllodes tumor of the seminal vesicle . Primary malignancies of the seminal vesicles are rare. ... muscle differentiation in seminal vesicle sarcomas. ... The left seminal vesicle was uninvolved....

Monoclonal Antibody

...e a description for your webpage here ... are many Monoclonal Antibody treatments available either ... Monoclonal Antibody Therapy in Lymphoid malignancies ... A monoclonal antibody that is being studied in the treatment of some types of ... maytansinoid DM4-conjugated humanized monoclonal antib...

Monoclonal

... place a description for your webpage here ... There are many Monoclonal Antibody treatments available ... Monoclonal Antibody Therapy in Lymphoid malignancies ... Monoclonal antibodies (mAb) are antibodies that are identical because they were ... The process of producing monoclonal antibodies de...

Monoclonal antibodies

...e a description for your webpage here ... are many Monoclonal Antibody treatments available either ... Monoclonal Antibody Therapy in Lymphoid malignancies ... CLL Topics - Patients dedicated to the fight against chronic lymphocytic ... The monoclonal antibodies Rituxan and Campath have changed the...

Heterozygosity

... Heterozygosity /genetics* Lung Neoplasms/genetics. Lung Neoplasms ... Results: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most prevalent human malignancies in the world. ... Frequent loss of heterozygosity on 6q at the mannose ... We therefore studied loss of heterozygosity and DNA ploidy in eight ...

Buccal cavity

...about buccal cavity . Information about buccal cavity in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, computing dictionary. NEW malignancies FOLLOWING CANCER OF THE BUCCAL CAVITY AND PHARYNX. 15. Synopsis ... of the buccal cavity or pharynx—including lip, ... Zoology information,...
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