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  • Cancer Patients, Lost in a Maze of Uneven Care

    Source: New York Times.Com The New York Times has an article on the uneven nature of care given to cancer patients across the country. The article details the struggles of Karen Pasqualetto to find the best treatment for the cancer she was diagnosed with at 35. Mrs. Pasqualetto had just given birth to a daughter …

    Label: Cancer

    Posted on Monday, Jul 30, 2007
  • Breakthrough Approach Matches Tumor Profiles to Best Possible Anticancer Treatments

    Source: University of Virginia Researchers from the University of Virginia (UVA) have developed an algorithm that is designed to predict the best possible treatments for a particular tumor-type for individual patients. Dan Theodorescu, M.D., Ph.D., a UVA oncologist and cancer biologist, and Jae Lee, Ph.D., a computational biologist and bioinformatics statistician, have devised an algorithm …

    Label: Cancer

    Posted on Thursday, Jul 26, 2007
  • Soluble Mesothelin in Effusions a Strong Indicator of Mesothelioma

    Source: CancerPage.Com Researchers have discovered that high concentrations of soluble mesothelin in both pleural and peritoneal effusions strongly correlate with the presence of mesothelioma. Dr. Jenette Creaney, who previously discovered that high levels of soluble mesothelin was present in the blood of people with mesothelioma, has provided another avenue of detection for people with this …

    Label: Mesothelioma

    Posted on Friday, Jul 13, 2007
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