Posts in the “Research Research” category:

Circulating tumor cell clinical research collaboration announced between EKF Diagnostics and Massachusetts General Hospital

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 23rd, 2014 |

EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, announces that it has entered into a two year research collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a global leader in successfully bridging innovative science with state-of-the-art clinical medicine, to develop PointMan™ assays that can effectively detect treatable cancer mutations in blood samples. The collaboration agreement has been signed following […]

Feds fund lung cancer research at New York Medical College

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 30th, 2014 |

New York Medical College in Valhalla has been awarded a $201,250 grant to study lung cancer formation and growth triggered by nickel compounds. The award from the National Institutes of Health was recently announced by U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey, the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee from the 17th congressional district in Westchester […]

Lung cancer study of why young, healthy are stricken

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 24th, 2014 |

Natalie DiMarco’s only obvious risk factor for getting lung cancer was having lungs. DiMarco had been experiencing respiratory problems for months in 2010, but her doctors just assumed the mother of two had allergies. By the time she learned she had lung cancer, the disease had spread into her lymph nodes and reached the membranes […]

Analysis Finds Wide Variation in Lung Cancer Rates Globally

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 16th, 2014 |

Date: 5/16/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-05-analysis-wide-variation-lung-cancer.html The only recent comprehensive analysis of lung cancer rates for women around the world finds lung cancer rates are dropping in young women in many regions of the globe, pointing to the success of tobacco control efforts. However, rates continue to increase among older […]

Strategic Partnership to Develop Cancer Models for Translational Research

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 8th, 2014 |

News Headline: Strategic Partnership to Develop Cancer Models for Translational Research Date: 5/8/14 Outlet Full Name: Drug Discovery and Development Author: No author http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/05/strategic-partnership-develop-cancer-models-translational-research Crown Bioscience Inc., a leading global drug discovery and development service company with one of its R&D centers in Taicang, Jiangsu, China, has announced that an agreement has been reached with […]

Valerie Harper Headlines Hearing on Cancer Research

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 7th, 2014 |

News Headline: Valerie Harper Headlines Hearing on Cancer Research Date: 5/7/14 Outlet Full Name: CBS News Author: Jessica Firger http://www.cbsnews.com/news/valerie-harper-headlines-hearing-on-cancer-research/ Follow Link Above to Watch Video More than half of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. are in men and women over age 55, and yet the majority of clinical trial participants are much younger. […]

New Study Helps to Explain Why Breast Cancer Often Spreads to the Lung

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 28th, 2014 |

News Headline: New Study Helps to Explain Why Breast Cancer Often Spreads to the Lung Date: 4/28/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275991.php New research led by Alison Allan, PhD, a scientist at Western University and the Lawson Health Research Institute, shows why breast cancer often spreads or metastasizes to the […]

Enzyme Involved in the Regulation of Immune System T-Cells is a Promising Target to Treat Asthma and Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 15th, 2014 |

Date: 4/15/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275447.php In experiments with mice, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists have identified an enzyme involved in the regulation of immune system T cells that could be a useful target in treating asthma and boosting the effects of certain cancer therapies. In research described […]

Inhibition of Lactate Enzyme Prevents Expansion of Aggressive Cancer Initiating Cells In Lung Cancer Model

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 14th, 2014 |

Date: 4/14/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275394.php Cancer cells generate energy differently than normal cells, a characteristic that helps them to survive and metastasize. A major goal in the field of cancer metabolism is to find ways to overcome this survival advantage. Now a research team led by investigators in […]

Enzyme presents drug target to rare lung disease

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 31st, 2014 |

Date: 3/31/14 Outlet Full Name: Baylor College of Medicine News Author: Dipali Pathak https://www.bcm.edu/news/cancer/enzyme-drug-target-for-rare-lung-disease An enzyme called Src kinase may provide a new way to attack lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease that appears only in women either alone or in association with a genetic disorder known as tuberous sclerosis, said researchers from Baylor College […]