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Economic Disparities a Growing Concern for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

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The most recent global cancer data from the WHO highlights the growing differences in mortality rate among regions of the world bearing very different economic circumstances.
7-Mar-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Actors with Disabilities Go to Hollywood Festival, Sbarro Health Research Org Praises Filmmakers

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The organization is praising a group of Italian filmmakers for their contribution to medicine through the arts. Their film, Ho Amici In Paradiso [I Have Friends in Heaven], will screen this week at the Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion, and Art Fest....
21-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Micro-RNA May Amplify Effectiveness of Sorafenib in Difficult Liver Cancer Cases

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Only 25% of patients respond to sorafenib treatment, so researchers have endeavored to understand its mechanism of action and discover a way to boost its effectiveness.
17-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Molecular Subgroups of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Predict Tumor Behavior, Reveal Treatment Targets

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EGFR mutations is associated with a longer median overall survival (almost double) compared with those without EGFR mutations when treated with specific targeted agents.
19-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Treatment Combination to Improve Survival in HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer

The study, “A Real-World Multicentre Retrospective Observational Study of Paclitaxel-Bevacizumab and Maintenance Therapy as First-Line Treatment for HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer,” was recently published in the Journal of Cell...
30-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study ‘Sheds Light’ on the Mechanisms Safeguarding the Genome

Understanding the molecular mechanisms that exist for cells to safeguard their genome against cancer-causing defects is crucial not only to understand how cancer arises but also because these mechanisms can be targeted therapeutically. Researchers...
31-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Slow Glioblastoma by Inhibiting Tumor’s PPARα Receptor

One of the most remarkable features of glioblastoma is the metabolic reprogramming of cancerous cells, resulting in uncontrolled cell proliferation, hypoxic conditions and angiogenesis. Metabolic reprogramming enables tumor cells with a faster way...
26-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women Leaders in Advanced Cancer Research

The Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), in collaboration with Temple University’s College of Science and Technology, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), and the Giovan Giacomo Giordano Foundation will host the medical...
12-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Every Diagnosis of Cancer Should Come with One of These, Says Cancer Expert

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“Every cancer diagnosis should come with a referral to genetic counseling,” says cancer expert Dr. Antonio Giordano, President of the Sbarro Health Research Organization at Temple University.
8-Feb-2017 10:30 AM EST

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