Quantcast

Latest Scottsdale Healthcare Stories

2012-05-24 19:21:59

Analysis provides clues to possible precision medicine treatment of rare nasal tract cancer The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare have conducted whole genome sequencing (WGS) of a rare nasal tract cancer called olfactory neuroblastoma (ONB). Analysis of the billions of molecules that make up the patient's normal DNA, and cancerous DNA, discovered genetic mutations that could be future targets of advanced...

2011-07-20 17:16:00

Promising results of PI3K inhibitor study discussed at ASCO annual meeting SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new drug targeting the PI3K gene in patients with advanced breast cancer shows promising results in an early phase I investigational study conducted at Virginia G. Piper Cancer at Scottsdale Healthcare, according to a presentation by oncologist Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff at the 47th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The drug...

2011-07-20 17:24:45

Promising results of PI3K inhibitor study discussed at ASCO annual meeting A new drug targeting the PI3K gene in patients with advanced breast cancer shows promising results in an early phase I investigational study conducted at Virginia G. Piper Cancer at Scottsdale Healthcare, according to a presentation by oncologist Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff at the 47th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The drug under investigation, GDC-0941, manufactured by Genentech Inc.,...

2011-07-07 23:01:00

Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials in Scottsdale, Ariz., is enrolling pancreatic cancer patients in two clinical trials SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer patients involved in clinical trials conducted by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Scottsdale Healthcare for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will participate in the 2011 Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Game Fantasy Camp. The patients will have opportunities to...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'