Latest UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Stories

2010-08-25 07:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of a seminal discovery in cancer biology, Fox Chase Cancer Center will host the Philadelphia Chromosome Symposium: Past, Present and Future, on September 28, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2010-08-18 06:00:00

BAJA, California, Mexico, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Cancer Care Foundation (ICCF) has launched a new 'house call' program designed to bring the worlds most cutting edge cancer treatments to your home.

2010-08-08 21:01:18

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered a role for an essential cell protein in shuttling RNA into the mitochondria, the energy-producing 'power plant' of the cell.

2010-08-05 09:26:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the addition of Mary Crowley Cancer Research Centers to its roster of sites for its ongoing Phase I/II clinical trials of its first-in-class anti-cancer agent, CPI-613.

2010-08-04 08:45:00

Technology marks advance toward predictive and personalized medicine.

2010-07-23 13:15:30

Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute researchers found that the GRB7 gene drives an aggressive form of breast cancer and acts independently of the HER-2 gene, known to be a stimulator of breast cancer growth.

2010-07-16 14:10:00

LOS ANGELES, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center ranks as one of the top five American hospitals -- and the best hospital in the western United States for the 21st consecutive year -- according to a U.S.

2010-07-09 13:55:00

The application of nanotechnology in the field of drug delivery has attracted much attention in recent years.

2010-06-25 13:35:52

A large scale genetic analysis of multiple prostate cancer samples is providing exciting new insight into the disease and may lead to more effective treatment strategies.

2010-05-11 09:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, LOS ANGELES, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients and doctors are finally getting on the same page about cancer survivorship, thanks to a free new tool that can benefit anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.