Navigation Links
'Rare' cancers in the spotlight at major European conference
Date:2/24/2010

Regional Hospital of Treviso, Italy co-chair of the meeting. "We know that the best treatment results come when we can combine information from biology, pathology and the clinic. The goal of this conference is to improve treatment across Europe by providing a comprehensive overview of the current medical therapy of these diseases."

Around 200 specialists in sarcoma and GIST are expected to attend this niche conference, which is organized by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in cooperation with the Milan Istituto Nazionale Tumori, and with the support of Conticanet, a EU-funded project for clinical research on connective tissue cancers in Europe.

"If we are going to make progress against these diseases in Europe then we need to make a concerted effort to understand them better," said Conticanet's coordinator, Dr. Jean-Yves Blay, who is one co-chair of the conference.

The conference will have a particular focus on the molecular and pathological bases of soft tissue sarcomas and GIST, aiming to give a perspective on the state of the art in medical treatment and what new approaches are coming. Some of the most respected and pioneering experts dealing with these rare cancers will be among the speakers.

"Sarcomas being rare cancers make this meeting a significant expression of ESMO's efforts on rare diseases," said Dr. Casali. "When all the 'rare' tumors are considered as a group, they represent one-fourth of all cancer cases."


'/>"/>

Contact: Vanessa Pavinato
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Scientists fear rare dolphin driven to extinction by human activities
2. Student study bolsters case for adding a rare sunflower to the endangered species list
3. Rare albino ratfish has eerie, silvery sheen
4. Student study bolsters case for adding a rare sunflower to the endangered species list
5. Rare cancer-causing syndrome found, for the first time, in Singapore
6. New, rare and threatened species discovered in Ghana
7. Threatened birds may be rarer than geographic range maps suggest
8. Scat sniffing dogs detecting rare California carnivores
9. Bacterium sequenced makes rare form of chlorophyll
10. Researchers decode genetics of rare photosynthetic bacteria
11. Researchers decode genetics of rare photosynthetic bacterium
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/17/2014)... for the first time how bacteria can grow directly ... the opportunity to get tremendous insights into bacteria behavior ... discovered the bacterial growth in chronic lung infections among ... by the immune cells. The researchers discovered the immune ... bacteria, forcing the bacteria to switch to a much ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... of Marine Science have received a 3-year, $392,773 ... the streams and wetlands most vulnerable to sea-level ... governments and citizens conserve these important ecosystems. , ... tidal-marsh observations first gathered by VIMS scientists in ... today,s researchers accurately map the slow but inexorable ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... cultivated efficiently, they are anything but sustainable: environmental ... cultivation is becoming increasingly evident. Despite their disadvantages, ... are regarded as the sole possibility of achieving ... finds Bernhard Schmid, an ecology professor at the ... of agriculture and forestry. After all, a new ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists opens black box on bacterial growth in cystic fibrosis lung infection 2EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlands 2EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlands 3Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 2Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 3
... the journal Botany is set to showcase ... bringing to the study of pollination biology. The journal,s ... topics that range from the effect of flower structure ... change on pollinator ranges. The issue also includes two ...
... guts of worms are seemingly innocuous bacteria that contribute to ... same bacteria transform from harmless microbes into deadly insecticides. ... University researchers led a study that revealed how a bacteria ... member in the gut microbiome to deadly killer in insect ...
... sensation that your waistband is getting tight. Investigators reporting online ... have now mapped out the signals that travel between ... satiety after eating a protein-rich meal. Understanding this back and ... way for future approaches in the treatment and/or prevention of ...
Cached Biology News:Special issue of Botany showcases CANPOLIN research 2Jekyll and Hyde bacteria aids or kills, depending on chance 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... MENLO PARK, Calif. , Oct. 20, 2014 ... announced today that the Company has signed a ... Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), effective October 1, ... of Clinical Development payments and the release of ... $14.3 million CIRM grant award for clinical development ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... BOSTON , Oct. 20, 2014 ... commercialization company tackling big healthcare problems, announced today ... investment round, with participation from Invesco Perpetual, a ... be used to drive PureTech,s existing pipeline forward ... technologies. "PureTech has the scientific creativity to really ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... The Latin American hardware encryption display market ... with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market was ... to reach $2,366.8 million by 2018, at a CAGR ... the TOC of the Latin American hardware encryption market ... provided. It also provides a glimpse of the segmentation ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 2014 The Asian Automatic patient billing ... analysis and forecast of revenue. The Automatic patient billing ... $463.9 million by 2018, at a developing CAGR of ... TOC of the Asian Automatic patient billing market, to ... also provides a glimpse of the segmentation of this ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Notice of Grant Award with CIRM for Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of AST-OPC1 in Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury 2Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Notice of Grant Award with CIRM for Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of AST-OPC1 in Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury 3Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Notice of Grant Award with CIRM for Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of AST-OPC1 in Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury 4PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 2PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 3PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 4PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 5PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 6The Latin American hardware encryption display market is expected to reach $2,366.8 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Latin American hardware encryption display market is expected to reach $2,366.8 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asian Automatic patient billing market is estimated to grow to around $463.9 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asian Automatic patient billing market is estimated to grow to around $463.9 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3
... 18 Paragon Bioservices, Inc., a contract research and ... Lilly Global Supplier Award for exceptional performance in support ... be recognized in this manner by such an elite ... guiding principles of quality, excellence and superior customer service ...
... a paper published,today in the online edition of Nature ... academic colleagues from Iceland, Denmark and the,Netherlands present the ... human genome (SNPs) that influence the age of girls ... is influenced by both genetic,and environmental factors, though the ...
... 15 Senetek PLC (OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a ... that target the science of healthy aging, announced that ... is now available by calling 877-SENETEK in the United ... are pleased to provide this service to our investors ...
Cached Biology Technology:deCODE Study Shows Complex Interplay of the Human Biological Clock With Height, Weight and Disease 2deCODE Study Shows Complex Interplay of the Human Biological Clock With Height, Weight and Disease 3deCODE Study Shows Complex Interplay of the Human Biological Clock With Height, Weight and Disease 4Senetek PLC Investor Hotline Goes Live 2
... offers precision beveling of micropipette ... The unique abrasive plate drive ... greater control of the beveling ... very rapidly and produces consistent ...
... The EC570-90 is a compact, lightweight, high current ... volts or 2500 milliamps. It is an excellent ... submarine gels. It is also ideal for all ... can be set to automatically end a run ...
... Grade Thrombin is a highly purified preparation ... with appropriate vectors. The preparation is functionally ... is free of detectable contaminating proteases. Prepared ... by certified tests to be negative for ...
Acetate Plate Sealers 100/Box...
Biology Products: