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Latest Neuroendocrine tumor Stories

2010-10-12 09:48:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The World NET Community announces the first Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day on November 10, 2010 to raise awareness about cancers called neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and the need for timely detection and diagnosis.

2010-07-13 02:13:45

Researchers uncover a mechanism that determines prostate cancer aggressiveness, providing new targets for diagnosis and treatment.

2010-07-01 00:25:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") announced today that results of a Phase III study show Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus best supportive care (BSC) more than doubled progression-free survival, or time without tumor growth, versus placebo plus BSC in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET).

2010-06-03 00:20:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") announced today that a Phase III study of Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus best supportive care met its primary endpoint, showing the drug significantly extended progression-free survival, or time without tumor growth, in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET).

2010-04-30 11:06:24

Fine-tuning radiotherapy to take into account which parts of a patient's tumor are growing fastest could improve control of cancer while subjecting patients to lower doses of radiation.

2009-12-07 19:08:23

Peptide Delivers Anti-Cancer Compounds to Where They Can Do the Most Good.

2009-11-23 15:51:28

In the November issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a study out of Stanford University found that Barrett's esophagus was detected in six percent of asymptomatic women undergoing endoscopic screening.

2009-11-20 14:14:00

Radiation therapy is effective in achieving local control and palliation in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNTs), despite such tumors being commonly considered resistant to radiation therapy.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.