Search Tag: Cancer

ICU Management

Critically Ill Cancer Patients: Who to Admit and What Therapy?

2016 22 Nov

Multidisciplinary teamwork is vital when planning for cancer patients in the ICU, according to a narrative review published in ESMO Open. The care of cancer patients requires close collaboration between the intensive care team and cancer specialists, with each specialty needing good awareness of cancer-specific problems and organ dysfunction.Peter Schellongowski,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Gene Therapy via Ultrasound

2016 23 Aug

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) talks about a gene therapy approach called sonoporation which combines ultrasound energy and microbubbles to poke holes in cells. This new tool could help fight against cancer and cardiovascular disease.Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC explain that... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease: 12 European Countries

2016 16 Aug

Despite cancer accounting for less than half the number of deaths than CVD in Europe as a whole, in nine of the 15 countries which were members of the European Union before 2004 (EU-15) and in another country that was among those that joined the EU afterwards (EU-28), more men now die from cancer than CVD. These countries are: Belgium, Denmark, France,... Read more

IMAGING Management

BIGLITE - A Novel Multifunctional Imaging Platform

2016 10 Aug

A multidisciplinary project led by physicists from the University of Texas at Arlington, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has been designed to develop a novel multifunctional platform that will integrate imaging and photo-induced cancer therapy in a single,... Read more

Executive Health Management

ECCO 2017: European Cancer Congress

2016 27 Jul

ECCO is a not-for-profit federation that exists to uphold the right of all European cancer patients to the best possible treatment and care, promoting interaction between all organisations involved in cancer at European level.It does this by creating awareness of patients’ needs and wishes, encouraging progressive thinking in cancer policy, training... Read more

Health Management

Ultrasound Fights Cancer With Microbubbles

2016 01 Jul

Sonoporation with Chemotherapy Increases Porosity of Pancreatic CellsIntroduction   By enhancing the ability of cells to absorb chemotherapeutics, ‏an ultrasound technique has nearly doubled the median ‏patient survival time from diagnosis in a phase I clinical trial. ‏During our research at Haukeland University Hospital in ‏Bergen, Norway, we have... Read more

Executive Health Management

ASCO Annual Meeting 2016

2016 31 May

ASCO Promotes and Provides ForLifelong learning for oncology professionals,Cancer research,An improved environment for oncology practice,Access to quality cancer care,A global network of oncology expertise, andEducated and informed patients with cancer. ASCO is supported by its affiliate organization, the Conquer Cancer Foundation, which funds groundbreaking... Read more

IMAGING Management

Book Reveals Why ‘Sharks Get Cancer, Mole Rats Don’t’

2016 10 May

A provocative new book by Loyola Medicine radiation oncologist James S. Welsh, MD, “Sharks Get Cancer, Mole Rats Don’t: How Animals Could Hold the Key to Unlocking Cancer Immunity in Humans,” explores how animals can help us understand how the immune system can be used to fight cancer. Dr. Welsh is a professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study Supports Screening with Pap+HPV Together™ as Best Way to Detect Cervical Cancer & Pre-Cancer

2016 03 May

Co-testing with Pap+HPV Together™ results in significantly fewer false-negative results than either test used alone 1A new cervical cancer screening study demonstrates that Pap+HPV Together™ (co-testing) remains the most effective strategy for detecting high-grade cervical lesions1,2, Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced. The study, published... Read more

ICU Management

Basilea Reports Presentation Of Data On Clinical Oncology Programs

2016 21 Apr

Tumor checkpoint controller BAL101553 demonstrates pre-clinical activity in treatment-refractory glioblastoma models as single agent and in combination treatmentPanRAF/SRC kinase inhibitor BAL3833 inhibits tumor growth in preclinical KRAS-driven cancer models Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) has announced that preclinical data on the oncology... Read more


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