• radiotherapy
  • citation needed] His scientific career in neuro- and thoracic oncology started in 1988 and was marked by a zealous focus on evidence-based medicine through clinical and translational research, including a variety of areas such as endobronchial brachytherapy, radioimmunotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy, image-guided and intensity-modulated radiotherapy, radioprotectors, radiosensitizers, altered fractionation, combination chemoradiotherapy as well as combining targeted agents with radiotherapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was named Director of Radiotherapy in the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, under the National Cancer Institute, where he led a team of professionals that achieved optimal results within the field. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was elected Head of the Radiotherapy department of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center every year between 1993 and 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • entities
  • The most successful targeted therapies are chemical entities that target or preferentially target a protein or enzyme that carries a mutation or other genetic alteration that is specific to cancer cells and not found in normal host tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • In regard to investigation of causes and potential targets for therapy, the route used starts with data obtained from clinical observations, enters basic research, and, once convincing and independently confirmed results are obtained, proceeds with clinical research, involving appropriately designed trials on consenting human subjects, with the aim to test safety and efficiency of the therapeutic intervention method. (wikipedia.org)
  • Madolyn M. Liebing, Ph.D. (of Aspen Achievement then, and currently of Journey Wilderness) was the first clinical psychologist to integrate clinical therapy with wilderness programming. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, most wilderness therapy programs have highly trained clinical staff either on the expedition or in active and ongoing consultation with the team. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumor cells
  • The definitive experiments that showed that targeted therapy would reverse the malignant phenotype of tumor cells involved treating Her2/neu transformed cells with monoclonal antibodies in vitro and in vivo by Mark Greene's laboratory and reported from 1985. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biological
  • In view of the complexity of biological responses to cancer therapy, this communication reports on a "top-down" strategy, starting with the systematic assessment of adverse effects within a defined therapeutic context and proceeding to transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of relevant patient tissue samples and computational exploration of the resulting data, with the ultimate aim of utilizing information from functional connectivity networks in evaluation of patient safety in multimodal cancer therapy. (mdpi.com)
  • medical
  • medical citation needed] Alternately, some programs are derived from a more ecopsychological perspective, according to the director of the wilderness therapy program at Naropa University, "through contemplative practice and the experiential outdoor classroom, students gain further self-awareness and the ability to respond to whatever arises in the moment. (wikipedia.org)
  • lymphoma
  • Since the underlying immunodeficiency state is not affected by therapy directed against the lymphoma, patients are still prone to life-threatening opportunistic infections or relapse of lymphomatous disease within the CNS. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Methods
  • Although the therapy is often used for behavior modification by the families of young people, the aims and methods of wilderness therapy do not center on behavior modification. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Biomarkers are usually required to aid the selection of patients who will likely respond to a given targeted therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • By exposing patients to interpersonal problems, therapy and group activities in an unfamiliar context away from home, wilderness therapy encourages the development of healthy self-esteem and social skills. (wikipedia.org)
  • In many patients with cancer, this condition does not develop until months or even years after therapy has concluded. (wikipedia.org)
  • Death is attributable to upper airway obstruction and suffocation in half of patients, and to a combination of complications of local and distant disease, or therapy, or both in the remainder. (wikipedia.org)
  • organ
  • Organ toxicity in cancer therapy is likely caused by an underlying disposition for given pathophysiological mechanisms in the individual patient. (mdpi.com)
  • major
  • One of the major differences between boot camps and wilderness therapy is the underlying philosophical assumptions (wilderness therapy being driven by the philosophy of experiential education and theories of psychology and boot camps being informed by a military model). (wikipedia.org)
  • development
  • citation needed] The New York Asylum and the San Francisco Agnew Asylum played an early role in the development of wilderness therapy, drawing upon the philosophies of Kurt Hahn. (wikipedia.org)
  • cells
  • This study examines whether this combination therapy can reduce the number of HIV-infected cells hidden in the lymph nodes and blood. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Type
  • His report on Radium Therapy in Cancer, at the Memorial Hospital (1915-1916), which appeared in book form in 1917 was the most comprehensive work of its type published in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • various
  • It was Mercieca's recovery and discoveries that led her to become trained in various skills, acquiring a Life and Business certificate in Coaching, before going on to learn the art of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Time-Line Therapy, Hypnosis and Wholebrain Intelligence (she is also accredited with the relevant boards in America). (wikipedia.org)
  • programs
  • The success of the Outward Bound outdoor education program in the 1940s inspired the approach taken by many current-day wilderness therapy programs, though some adopted a survivalist methodology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many wilderness therapy programs avoid what they view as manipulations, contrived activities, psychological games, and contrived consequences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some programs which advertise as "wilderness therapy" are actually boot camps in a wilderness environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • These can sometimes be distinguished from other wilderness therapy by such programs promising behavior modification for troubled teens, but it is hard to tell just from the ads. (wikipedia.org)