Navigation Links
European Multidisciplinary Conference in Thoracic Oncology -- press program

The following studies will be presented in the Press Program of the second European Multidisciplinary Conference in Thoracic Oncology, a multipartner initiative for physicians of all medical disciplines dealing with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.

The full text of the embargoed press releases/abstracts can be requested to the EMCTO Press Office at When the embargo lifts, the texts will be available in the ESMO Online Newsroom.

  1. Quick, easy test identifies aggressive type of lung cancer in never-smokers (embargo: 25 February 2011, 8:00 CET)
    Inexpensive and rapid test can effectively identify sub-group of never-smoking lung cancer patients whose tumors express molecule associated with increased risk of disease progression or recurrence.
    Author: Ping Yang, US

  2. Oncogene AEG-1 strongly predicts response to erlotinib treatment in EGFR-mutant lung cancer (embargo: 25 February 2011, 8:00 CET)
    Researchers identified a gene whose expression level strongly predicts how well and how long certain lung cancer patients will respond to treatment with erlotinib.
    Author: Rafael Rosell, Spain

  3. Bone drug zoledronic acid may help prevent spread of early lung cancer (embargo: 25 February 2011, 8:00 CET)
    Drug currently used to help treat bone metastases in patients with lung cancer could also be useful at an earlier state of treatment to prevent cancer from spreading.
    Author: Michela Quirino, italy

  4. Radio-guided surgery, a safe and simple way to remove potentially cancerous nodules in the lung (embargo: 26 February 2011, 8:00 CET)
    Using tiny spheres of radioactive liquid to guide surgeons as they remove potentially cancerous material in the lungs is safe and more effective than other techniques.
    Author: Luca Bertolaccini, Italy

  5. Phase III trial: erlotinib as effective as chemo, with fewer side-effects, in patients whose disease progressed after first-line treatment (embargo: 26 February 2011, 8:00 CET)
    Targeted cancer drug erlotinib has comparable efficacy to chemotherapy and is better tolerated in hard-to-treat cases where a patient's cancer has progressed quickly after treatment with first-line therapy.
    Author: Tudor Ciuleanu, Romania


Contact: Vanessa Pavinato
European Society for Medical Oncology

Related biology news :

1. IOF calls on European citizens to stand tall and speak out for their bones
2. IronKey Opens New European Office
3. European researchers harness unique properties of boron to develop new drugs and diagnostics
4. Vidaza receives positve opinion from European CHMP
5. The MDS foundation supports vidazas recommendation for European approval
6. European biodiversity and ecosystem scientists merge and gear up for long-term research
7. Overfishing threatens European bluefin tuna
8. European ancestry increases breast cancer risk among Latinas
9. IRB Barcelona to coordinate two European projects on biomedicine
10. Key to future medical breakthroughs is systems biology, say leading European scientists
11. Global warming linked to European viral epidemic
Post Your Comments:
(Date:4/26/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has ... Market 2016-2020"  report to their offering.  , ,     ... The analysts forecast the global multimodal biometrics market ... the period 2016-2020.  Multimodal biometrics is ... as the healthcare, BFSI, transportation, automotive, and government ...
(Date:4/14/2016)... , April 14, 2016 ... Malware Detection, today announced the appointment of Eyal ... new role. Goldwerger,s leadership appointment comes at ... heels of the deployment of its platform at several ... biometric technology, which discerns unique cognitive and physiological factors, ...
(Date:3/29/2016)... , March 29, 2016 ... "Company") LegacyXChange "LEGX" and SelectaDNA/CSI Protect are pleased to ... ink used in a variety of writing instruments, ensuring ... of originally created collectibles from athletes on LegacyXChange will ... analysis of the DNA. Bill Bollander ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/27/2016)... June 27, 2016   Ginkgo Bioworks , a ... engineering, was today awarded as one of the ... the world,s most innovative companies. Ginkgo Bioworks is ... the real world in the nutrition, health and ... directly with customers including Fortune 500 companies to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Researchers at the Universita Politecnica ... in people with peritoneal or pleural mesothelioma. Their findings are the subject of a ... , Diagnostic biomarkers are signposts in the blood, lung fluid or tissue of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... TORONTO , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - ... Ontario biotechnology company, Propellon ... the development and commercialization of a portfolio of ... cancers. Epigenetic targets such as WDR5 represent an ... contribute significantly in precision medicine for cancer patients. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce 24 new ... prostate cancer. Members of the Class of 2016 were selected from a pool ... Read More About the Class of 2016 PCF Young Investigators ... ... ...
Breaking Biology Technology: