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  • Lymphomas
  • Etoposide is still considered a potent, well-tolerated combination partner in innumerable hematologic and solid tumor treatment schedules, including those for malignant lymphomas and lung cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • oncology
  • We are optimizing the dosage for this agent and moving forward in collaboration with other cancer centers to test the worth of this new drug.Our multidisciplinary research team, including dedicated representatives from surgical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, and other clinical arenas, works closely with laboratory investigators so that we can offer promising treatments of scientific merit to patients with sarcomas of soft tissue and bone. (dana-farber.org)
  • Pavletic was recognized in May 2007 by the Croatian Society of Oncology for his efforts at initiating an NIH-European-Croatian expert consortium with the goal of developing strategies for the national cancer control program in Croatia. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Each patient diagnosed with cancer receives a personalized treatment plan. (mountsinai.org)
  • For patient information and appointments, please call 1-844-MD-CANCER . (mountsinai.org)
  • Our program brings together a distinguished and multidisciplinary team of surgeons, physicians, and other health care professionals at The Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute , Mount Sinai Heart , and other patient service areas at Mount Sinai to support you every step of the way. (mountsinai.org)
  • For this reason, the pathologist will examine the surgical specimen to determine if a margin of healthy tissue is present, thus decreasing the chance that microscopic cancer cells are left in the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • breast cancer
  • This topic is followed by a discussion on the interactions among steroid hormones, steroid hormone receptors, antiandrogens, biological-response modifiers, and cytotoxic drugs in human breast cancer. (elsevier.com)
  • Adjuvant docetaxel for node-positive breast cancer. (springer.com)
  • A randomised phase II study of two different schedules of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in metastatic breast cancer (EORTC-10993). (springer.com)
  • Treatment of metastatic breast cancer with vinorelbine and docetaxel. (springer.com)
  • UM Professor of pharmacology Angela H. Brodie, Ph.D., pioneered the development of a new class of breast cancer drugs, aromatase inhibitors, now the standard of care for women worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subsequent research on doxorubicin-containing protocols for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, found that median progression-free survival (PFS) was 16 and 8 months and median overall survival (OS) was 30 and 17 months, respectively for patients who met eligibility criteria versus those who did not, when all received the conventional treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • A public-school teacher named Nelene Hiepler Fox (January 9, 1953 - April 22, 1993) was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1991. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jim Fox and the estate of Nelene Fox v. Health Net is considered a watershed case in that most health insurers subsequently began approving HDC/BMT for advanced breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • When applying for this career, most job openings look for first-hand practical experience in a recognized training program that provides practice in the following: Cause of abnormalities in formation of blood and other disorders, diagnosis of numerous blood related conditions or cancers using experimentation, and the proper care and treatment of patients in the best manner. (wikipedia.org)
  • centers
  • Our doctors work with specialized centers and participate in programs with cancer experts. (mountsinai.org)
  • As one of the largest liver transplantation centers in the nation, Mount Sinai's surgeons treat adult and pediatric liver patients with innovative treatments and procedures. (mountsinai.org)
  • In 1996, the center's name was changed to the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC) in recognition of a $10 million gift by its namesake benefactors: Baltimore philanthropists Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum and in 2008, was selected to be a designated cancer center by the NCI becoming 1 of 64 centers throughout the United States to have earned that distinction. (wikipedia.org)
  • toxicity
  • Building on his expertise with antibody-based cancer therapy and reduced-toxicity treatment approaches, Maloney is developing adoptive T cell therapy for cancer using chimeric antigen receptors, or CARs, synthetic versions of T-cell receptors that incorporate cancer-targeting antibodies, which allow the immune cells to specifically target cancer cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regular and frequent laboratory evaluations are required to monitor kidney function, avoid drug-induced bladder complications and screen for bone marrow toxicity. (wikipedia.org)
  • No objective cancer regression was observed, however a dose limiting toxicity (DLT) was not reached in this study due to the development of neutralizing antibodies against the recombinant cytokine. (wikipedia.org)
  • malignant
  • Mounting evidence has shown that constitutive activation of STAT3 is a frequent biochemical aberrancy in cancer cells, and this abnormality directly contributes to tumorigenesis and shapes many malignant phenotypes in cancer cells. (mdpi.com)
  • Furthermore, putative cancer stem cells from malignant ascites fluid were eliminated due to catumaxomab treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Catumaxomab, was the first to be approved for clinical use (in 2009 for the treatment of malignant ascites in cancer patients). (wikipedia.org)
  • Catumaxomab, which was approved in 2009 for the treatment of malignant ascites in cancer patients, satisfies these conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Starting in January 1998, New Brunswick Affiliated Hospitals designed, created and constructed a comprehensive, state-of-the-art regional cancer treatment center located in New Brunswick, N.J. (rwjf.org)
  • For your convenience, Mount Sinai has cancer treatment locations throughout the New York metropolitan area. (mountsinai.org)
  • Bcl-2, Bcl-xL, X-IAP, and c-FLIP) in cancer cells from patients who relapse after treatment with this regimen. (knowcancer.com)
  • Importantly, even patients receiving conventional dosing schemes for other forms of cancer have a meaningful chance of developing painful lesions of the mouth and throat during their treatment. (springer.com)
  • Nursing interventions and supportive care for the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis associated with cancer treatment. (springer.com)
  • Many hematologists work as hematologist-oncologists, also providing medical treatment for all types of cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1965, the NCI created an intramural program in the Division of Cancer Treatment (DCT) located at the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Hospital in Baltimore. (wikipedia.org)
  • David G. Maloney (born 25 November 1954) is an oncologist and researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington who specializes in developing targeted immunotherapies for the treatment of blood cancers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maloney leads an early-phase clinical trial for patients with certain advanced, treatment-resistant CD19-positive B-cell cancers, in which patients' CD4+ and CD8+ T cells are genetically engineered to express a CD19-specific CAR. (wikipedia.org)
  • the improvement of methods for the treatment and prevention of cancer and similar disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, M.D., Journal of the National Cancer Institute, July 5, 1995 This selection bias makes the treatment look better, because candidates who would have fared better under any condition were selected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oral mucositis is a common and often debilitating complication of cancer treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • For most cancer treatment, about 5-15% of patients get mucositis. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 2006 Pavletic received the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Director's Individual Merit Award for his achievements in developing national and international consensus guidelines for clinical trials in chronic GVHD, which enabled research to be conducted on one of the most serious late effect cancer treatment complications in already cured patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Complete removal of the cancer without damage to the rest of the body (that is, achieving cure with near-zero adverse effects) is the ideal goal of treatment and is often the goal in practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because "cancer" refers to a class of diseases, it is unlikely that there will ever be a single "cure for cancer" any more than there will be a single treatment for all infectious diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angiogenesis inhibitors were once thought to have potential as a "silver bullet" treatment applicable to many types of cancer, but this has not been the case in practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • The treatment of cancer has undergone evolutionary changes as understanding of the underlying biological processes has increased. (wikipedia.org)
  • laboratory
  • My laboratory research is focused on understanding the biology of dendritic cells and their interactions with other cells of the immune system to optimize immune-based therapies for cancer. (mskcc.org)
  • GVHD
  • Pavletic leads a number of clinical trials on chronic GVHD at the National Cancer Institute at NIH. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fred Hutchi
  • Maloney joined the faculties of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, both in Seattle, Washington, in 1994. (wikipedia.org)
  • Edward Donnall "Don" Thomas (March 15, 1920 - October 20, 2012) was an American physician, professor emeritus at the University of Washington, and director emeritus of the clinical research division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • He then completed a clinical fellowship in bone marrow transplantation in 1992 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program
  • The University of Maryland's cancer center began as the intramural program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the NIH. (wikipedia.org)
  • The intramural program was formally designated as the Baltimore Cancer Research Center (BCRC) of the NCI. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1978 its name was changed to the Baltimore Cancer Research Program (BCRP). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1981 the National Cancer Institute divested the Baltimore Cancer Research Program from the federal government, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Medical Center established the University of Maryland Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancer Research Doctoral Program - National Cancer Institute-supported T32 Cancer Biology Training Program that trains future scientists to approach cancer research knowledgeably and creatively and to make significant contributions in the cancer field in their future careers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The faculty members of the Cancer Research Doctoral Program have primary appointments in many departments and institutes at UNMC, such as the Eppley Institute, the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department, the Oral Biology Department, and several departments in the College of Medicine (the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department, the Genetics, Cell Biology & Anatomy Department, and the Pathology & Microbiology Department). (wikipedia.org)
  • Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Program Postdoctoral training Hospitals in Omaha, Nebraska Colleges and universities in Omaha, Nebraska "Eppley Cancer Center", National Cancer Center Network. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sarcoma
  • Dr. Demetri is director of the Sarcoma Center at Dana-Farber, director of the Ludwig Center at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, and executive director for Clinical and Translational Research at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. (dana-farber.org)
  • Fellowship
  • He did his higher studies (DM) at the Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai and followed it up with a post doctoral fellowship at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School of the Hammersmith Hospital, London. (wikipedia.org)
  • He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and then completed an internship and residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. (wikipedia.org)
  • He completed a post-doctoral fellowship with Steven J. Burakoff, MD at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA from 1995-1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • A number of experimental cancer treatments are also under development. (wikipedia.org)
  • As new information about the biology of cancer emerges, treatments will be developed and modified to increase effectiveness, precision, survivability, and quality of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • This has given rise to the popularity of local-only treatments such as surgery for small cancers. (wikipedia.org)