Search Tag: cancer treatment

Executive Health Management

Eortc-brain-tumour-group-spring-meeting-2024

2024 01 Mar

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Cardiology Management

Michelle-bloom-md-named-system-director-of-cardio-oncology-at-nyu-langone-health

2023 13 Dec

A renowned expert in cardio-oncology and heart failure, Michelle Bloom, MD, has joined NYU Langone Health as system director of the Cardio-Oncology Program, which provides specialized care to protect patients’ heart health throughout cancer treatment and survivorship.   Dr. Bloom is a professor in the Department of Medicine and a member of the Division...Read more

IMAGING Management

The-need-to-address-missed-and-delayed-cancer-screenings-during-the-pandemic

2023 28 Sep

In a recent report, published in the journal Cancer, researchers have documented a significant decline in cancer screenings and subsequent diagnoses in the United States during the initial stages of the Covid-19 pandemic. There were notable decreases in the number of newly diagnosed cases across six types of cancer including colorectal, female breast,...Read more

IMAGING Management

Groundbreaking-cancer-treatment-new-pill-found-to-kill-tumors

2023 03 Aug

Scientists at a leading U.S. hospital have reportedly made significant progress in developing a ground-breaking "cancer-killing pill" that targets solid tumours through "targeted chemotherapy."   The protein was created by a research team at City of Hope, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organisations in the U.S.   Known...Read more

IMAGING Management

3d-imaging-supports-safer-cancer-treatment

2023 11 Jan

A team of scientists at the University of Michigan (U-M) have developed a precise 3D imaging used to measure radiation during cancer treatment.   When X-rays heat tissues in the body it creates sound waves that can be captured and amplified, allowing clinicians to measure the radiation dose within the body, providing them with new data to guide...Read more

Executive Health Management

City-of-hope-names-new-chief-clinical-operating-officer

2022 10 Feb

City of Hope, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the United States has named Vince Jensen as its chief clinical operating officer. Jensen will lead clinical operations on City of Hope’s main campus in Los Angeles and throughout its network of more than 35 care locations in Southern California. He will focus on strategically...Read more

Executive Health Management

Most-innovative-cancer-drugs-are-not-prioritised

2020 31 Jan

Innovative cancer drugs take longer to pass through clinical trials, licensing and appraisal for availability on the National Health Service ( NHS) than more conventional treatments, shows a recent study published in Drug Discovery Today .   You may also like: Cancer Research UK: Delays That Could Have Been Avoided   In...Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised-medicine-and-cardiovascular-disease

2019 22 May

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology and the potential benefits it offers for improved cardiovascular care.  The term “personalised medicine” was first introduced in the late 1990s. The Council of Advisors on Science and Technology of USA defined personalised medicine as “the tailoring of medical treatment...Read more

Executive Health Management

Elcc-2019-european-lung-cancer-congress

2019 10 Apr

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Executive Health Management

3rd-edition-of-international-cancer-conference

2019 23 Sep

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Fasting-improves-efficacy-of-low-toxicity-cancer-drugs

2015 01 Apr

Breast, colorectal and lung cancers may respond to a less-toxic class of drugs as well as they do to chemotherapy when the drugs are used in combination with fasting. The results of two new studies in mice, conducted by a multinational collaboration of researchers, have been published in the March 30 issue of Oncotarget . Starving Cancer Cells...Read more

Executive Health Management

Excessive-patient-demands-not-driving-healthcare-costs

2015 12 Feb

The high costs of healthcare are not driven by cancer patients requesting expensive tests or treatments beyond their doctor’s recommendations, according to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. In a survey of more than 5,000 patient-physician encounters, less than 10 percent involved a patient demanding or requesting a medical intervention....Read more

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Gene-interaction-discovery-could-lead-to-new-brain-cancer-therapies

2015 14 Jan

Scientists have identified a new target for future brain cancer therapies, based on a newly discovered interaction between proteins. Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Center and the VCU Institute for Molecular Medicine (VIMM) observed that two genes, AEG-1 and Akt2, which are individually present in many types of cancer,...Read more

Executive Health Management

Wide-variation-in-clinical-guidelines-for-rectal-cancer

2014 30 Nov

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of rectal cancer from five highly regarded organisations in the US, Europe and Canada all give different recommendations. The guidelines from the five organisations have been published within the last...Read more

IMAGING Management

Fda-panel-disapproves-of-hifu-for-prostate-cancer

2014 05 Aug

The company marketing Ablatherm Integrated Imaging High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU), used to treat low-risk prostate cancer, has failed to get the nod of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its premarket approval application. HIFU, which has been used in other countries for about 15 years, is marketed in Europe by EDAP TMS, a French...Read more

IMAGING Management

Revolutionary-mri-guided-radiation-therapy-one-step-closer

2014 08 Apr

First-generation system for testing at University Medical Center Utrecht is next step in what may be a quantum leap in tumour visualisation during radiotherapy Royal Philips and The Netherlands’ University Medical Center (UMC) have announced that the initial components of the world’s first high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation...Read more

IMAGING Management

Ecio-2014-leading-cancer-conference-comes-to-berlin

2014 28 Mar

The European Conference on Interventional Oncology presents new ways to treat cancer  Over 1,000 medical professionals from around the world are expected to attend The world’s leading radiologists, oncologists and surgeons will be coming to Germany this April for the European Conference on International Oncology (ECIO), held at the...Read more