Latest Lawrence Einhorn Stories

2008-07-06 18:00:07

By George Sanchez, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 6--Cancer blog Following my diagnosis, I began a blog with Paul Contreras, an old friend who also is a young cancer survivor. Here are some excerpts. To read the full blog, go to http://mycancerchronicles.blogspot.com. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007 A few days after my oncologist recommended chemotherapy, I called him back with a bunch of questions: What health precautions should I take during the treatment? What sort of diet should...

2008-03-19 08:30:00

Researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Purdue School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have created the first three-dimensional image of how a well-established chemotherapy agent targets and binds to DNA. The study, which publishes online the week of March 17 in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, may help scientists develop better chemotherapy drugs to treat a wide range of cancers.Using X-ray...

2007-07-27 18:02:48

By Shari Rudavsky, The Indianapolis Star Jul. 26--Indiana University's Dr. Lawrence Einhorn, who pioneered a cure for the majority of men with testicular cancer and cured Lance Armstrong, has developed a way to treat the small percentage of patients who do not respond to initial therapy. He is the Lance Armstrong Foundation professor of oncology at Indiana University Medical Center. After joining IU, he began studying the effects of chemotherapy on testicular cancer in 1974....

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