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Adjuvant therapy after resection of colorectal liver metastases: the...
Despite introduction of effective chemotherapy protocols, it has remained uncertain, if patients with colorectal cancer liver metastases should receive adjuvant therapy.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Infinity Appoints Two Experienced Life Science Leaders to Its Board of Directors
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it has appointed Jose Baselga M.D., Ph.D. and Jeff Berkowitz as independent members of its board of directors.
PSA-testing and early treatment decreases risk of prostate cancer death
Counties are ranked by the cumulative difference between observed and predicted prostate cancer incidence per 100,000 from 1995 through 2002.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Roche Names New Head of Oncology Research
Roche announced today that William Pao, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Head of the Hematology-Oncology Division at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the US, will join Roche Pharma Research and Early Development as Global Head of the Oncology Disease and Translational Area , effective 1 May 2014.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
Hospitals in Crisis: Developer with Suny ties to make pitch for Lich
Another bidder is lining up for a shot at taking over Long Island College Hospital - and this one has friends in high places.
Infecting just one tumor with a virus could boost the systemic effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy
A Ludwig Cancer Research study suggests that the clinical efficacy of checkpoint blockade, a powerful new strategy to harness the immune response to treat cancers, might be dramatically improved if combined with oncolytic virotherapy, an investigational intervention that employs viruses to destroy tumors.
Hospitals Eye Team Flexibility, Building Resiliency
"The future is in ambulatory care," Gary Acord, executive director of planning, design and construction at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, told attendees at ENR New York's "The Future of Health-Care Construction" conference, held on Feb. 26. "We don't predict a lot of growth in inpatient facilities" or in pure research sites.
Ludwig's Jedd Wolchok Honored with AACR-Rosenthal Foundation Memorial Award
March 4, 2014, New York, NY - Ludwig researcher Jedd Wolchok has received the 38th Annual American Association for Cancer Research-Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Memorial Award for his significant and continuing contributions to the development of immunotherapy for melanoma and his application of the strategy to other malignancies.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Real Deal
From left: Bob Toll and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Representatives of development firm Toll Brothers and cancer center Memorial Sloan Kettering were present at a forum Tuesday where advocates for the bankrupt facility made arguments for keeping the full-service inpatient hospital.
Medical News Today
Unusual genetic mutation discovered with a link to adolescent liver cancer
In the race for better treatments and possible cures, rare diseases are often left behind.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Annals of Internal Medicine
Raising the Bar for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Acknowledgment: The author thanks Geoffrey Schnorr, BS, from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, who provided research, editorial, and administrative assistance.
Seth Meyers Spent His First Free Saturday Watching SNL
Saturday Night Live gained a new viewer for its first show back after the Olympics - Seth Meyers.
The IBM Watson Mobile Developer Challenge
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty delivered the Wednesday keynote last week at Mobile World Congress .
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Should Spitzer get a portrait?
The question of whether disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer will ever see his likeness in the Hall of Governors was asked of several attendees Sunday, including Paterson, who said he would like to see Spitzer sit for a portrait some day.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Hundreds Of People Hit The Gym In Midtown To Spin Against Rare Forms Of Cancer
The pedals were spinning in Midtown on Sunday when hundreds of people hit the gym to cycle and raise money to fight rare forms of cancer.
Monterey County Herald
Teen helps scientists study her own rare disease
First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
PHOTO: David Munczinski with fiancee Christina Tafaro and Cycle for Survival co-founder David Linn.
It started with mild back pain - a seemingly minor issue that David Munczinski chalked up to a recent hiking trip.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Ambulatory Care Centers on the Rise in Hospital Construction
The ongoing shift to bring health care services to the masses wherever they live has helped to ignite demand for new construction of ambulatory care centers nationwide.
IBM challenges developers to get supercomputer on mobile phones
IBM's supercomputer Watson is an artificially intelligent computer system. It is capable of answering questions in a natural language.
American Association for Cancer Research to Host Annual Meeting in San Diego, April 5-9, 2014
The American Association for Cancer Research will showcase newsworthy research on clinical trials, epidemiology, immunology, epigenetics, laboratory science, and translational medicine at its Annual Meeting, April 5-9.