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2014-07-18 12:24:50

OmniSeq Target(TM) testing to guide treatment decisions for patients with lung cancer and other solid tumors BUFFALO, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has granted Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) approval to begin genomic testing of cancer patients using its OmniSeq Target(TM) advanced molecular diagnostic laboratory test. The test, approved through the DOH's Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program (CLEP), is part of a...

2014-07-08 23:01:36

Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo found that cognitive assessment of surgeons during robot-assisted procedures can effectively a surgeon's expertise level and may be a valuable element to incorporate into robotic surgery training. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 What clues might brain metrics hold about the skill levels of surgeons who perform robot-assisted surgeries? Looking for better ways to assess the proficiency of surgeons performing...

2014-06-26 08:26:57

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: KOL Insight: Prostate Cancer: Competition intensifies in race to the tophttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/kol_insight_prostate_cancer_competition_intensifies_race_top.html IntroductionThe Prostate Cancer market has seen a number of progressive changes in recent years. The launches of Johnson & Johnson's Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) and Medivation/Astellas's Xtandi...

2014-06-25 08:37:36

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When 8,000 riders, 2,000 volunteers, and hundreds of bystanders hit the streets of Buffalo, serious logistical and safety issues need be considered. This year Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) will be working with coordinators to help manage these concerns to create a safe and successful event. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/121000 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/120999 BCG is the manufacturer of...

2014-05-06 23:01:41

Retrospective Study of Roswell Park Patients Documents Safety and Benefit of Complex Immunotherapy Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A retrospective study published online ahead of print in the medical journal Urology by a physician team from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) found that patients with metastatic kidney cancer — even those with chronic renal insufficiency — can tolerate and benefit from a treatment called high-dose interleukin-2 (HDIL-2) immunotherapy. Patients with...

2014-02-26 23:00:48

In the largest study to link secondhand smoke exposure to adverse fetal impacts, researchers report that secondhand smoking may lead to pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study...

2014-02-11 08:31:08

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomOncology today announced a collaboration with Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) to develop an informatics solution that enables the association of Next Generation Sequencing results with knowledge resources to define actionable mutations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/CL58248LOGO) "The challenges of translating the vast amounts of data from next-generation sequencing into a resource that can be easily and...

2014-01-30 23:03:55

In the second whole-genome sequencing study ever conducted in bladder cancer, a Roswell Park-led team observed two distinct patterns of aberrations, and identified a potential target for therapy. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 In the first whole-genome analysis conducted through the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) Center for Personalized Medicine, researchers report that invasive bladder cancers demonstrate two distinct patterns of genetic alteration, one of which may result...

2014-01-09 12:26:51

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Genome Center (NYGC) announced that New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo proposed in his State of the State address Wednesday afternoon a $105 million partnership between the NYGC and the University at Buffalo's Center for Computational Research, enabling genetic discoveries that will potentially save lives by transforming how health care impacts patients. Governor Cuomo's commitment to vastly enhancing the genomic medicine...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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