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1 hr ago | HON
Babies born with so-called "bubble boy" disease can often be cured with a stem cell transplant, regardless of the donor -- but early treatment is critical, a new study finds.
5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
SORT tumor control depends on acute acid sphin-gomyelinase-mediated endothelial cell injury and monoclonal antibodies targeting Vascular Endothelial Cell Growth Factor signaling radiosensitized tumor endothelium when delivered immediately prior to irradiation."
9 hrs ago | Newswise
Babies who are born with severe combined immunodeficiency can be successfully treated with a transplant of blood-forming stem cells, according to experts led by Memorial Sloan Kettering's Richard J. O'Reilly, MD , a world-renowned pioneer in the development of transplant protocols.
13 hrs ago | The Washington Post
You might have heard of the medical arms race in health care - hospitals investing millions of dollars in new, unproven technologies to beat local competition in the ongoing effort to attract higher-paying patients.
20 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review
The minting of Washington State University research took a huge step forward Tuesday with the announcement of a new partnership with Seattle-based Accelerator Corp. The agreement puts the university in the company of the prestigious Institute for Systems Biology and four other Seattle research centers and, also as of Tuesday, New York City-based ... (more)
International Business Machines Corp. named Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Officer Alex Gorsky and retired Royal Dutch Shell Plc CEO Peter Voser to its board, adding expertise in two global industries.
From the Department of Neurology and Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute , Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY ; and Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, ... (more)
For generations the three pillars of cancer treatment have been surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.
Using robotic techniques to remove a cancerous bladder doesn't reduce the risk of complications compared with conventional "open" surgery, according to a new comparison of 118 patients conducted by surgeons at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
The American Thyroid Association is proud to announce a newly awarded research grant in collaboration with Bite Me Cancer and the valuable continuing partnership with ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. .
Some patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who are switched from a traditional sunitinib treatment schedule to an alternative schedule fare better on survival measures and suffer fewer adverse events, a Japanese study has found.
The American Society of Hematology will present the 2014 William Dameshek Prize to Scott Armstrong, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for his exceptional work in leukemia research and cancer stem cell biology.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:45 pm
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