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2013-05-06 11:17:38

Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) with radiolabeled somatostatin analogs, an established treatment for cancer patients, could offer a novel therapeutic approach to decrease levels of inflammation in the atherosclerotic plaques of patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD), reported an abstract´ study at the International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT, May 5 to 8 in Berlin, Germany. "Our results should act as a stimulus for further exploration of...

2012-10-20 04:00:03

The Philly NETs (neuroendocrine tumor cancers) and its patient community will celebrate the 3rd annual worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day on November 10th at the Philadelphia Zoo with its inaugural 5K “Deb´s Run for The Stripes”. PhillyNETs is the sponsoring group in partnership with the Patients´ Project, a local nonprofit addressing the issue of health literacy. The Run will benefit University of Pennsylvania´s Abramson Cancer Center´s Neuroendocrine Tumor...

2012-06-18 10:47:11

Patients who underwent chemotherapy had longer overall survival Research presented in the July 2012 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's (IASLC) Journal of Thoracic Oncology, concluded that patients with limited large cell neuroendocrine tumors or with limited stage small-cell lung cancer who were treated with perioperative chemotherapy and surgery had better overall survival outcomes than patients treated with surgery alone. Small-cell lung cancer...

2012-06-11 20:33:41

Research finds major changes in treatment planning after neuroendocine cancer patients undergo molecular imaging with a specialized imaging probe A method of molecular imaging that pinpoints hormonally active tissues in the body could change the course of treatment for a remarkable number of neuroendocrine cancer patients, say researchers at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 59th Annual Meeting. An investigation of a molecular imaging method used to evaluate neuroendocrine patients...

2012-04-04 14:28:43

Johns Hopkins-led research suggests endoscopic ultrasound best detects them A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins researchers have found that more than four in 10 people considered at high risk for hereditary pancreatic cancer have small pancreatic lesions long before they have any symptoms of the deadly disease. Moreover, they report, the frequency of the abnormal precancerous lesions increases with age and that ultrasound via endoscopy is better than MRI and significantly better...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.