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NYU Langone appoints neuro-oncology chief

August 30, 2015

Andrew S. Chi, MD, PhD, has been appointed chief of neuro-oncology at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center.

Chi, a physician-scientist and brain tumor specialist, also will serve as co-director of the NYU Langone Brain Tumor Center.

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FDA grants orphan drug designation to Toca 511 & Toca FC for glioblastoma

August 26, 2015
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to Toca 511 & Toca FC for the treatment of patients with glioblastoma, according to a press release from the drug’s…
Lorenzo Cohen, PhD

Stress and cancer: Mindfulness is pivotal component to improve outcomes

August 24, 2015
Stress hormones are released when the body responds to physical, mental or emotional pressures.These stress hormones — such as epinephrine and
In the Journals

Pediatric protocols applicable for adult patients with metastatic medulloblastoma

August 19, 2015
Limited knowledge exists regarding the effects of intensified chemotherapy and radiotherapy on adult patients with metastatic
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

The Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
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Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Celgene Corporation.

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) represent a group of myeloid clonal hemopathies with heterogeneous clinical…
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NYU Langone appoints neuro-oncology chief

NYU Langone appoints neuro-oncology chief

August 30, 2015
Andrew S. Chi, MD, PhD, has been appointed chief of neuro-oncology at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer…
FDA News

FDA grants orphan drug designation to Toca 511 & Toca FC for glioblastoma

August 26, 2015
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to Toca 511 & Toca FC for the treatment of patients with glioblastoma, according to a press release from…
Lorenzo Cohen, PhD

Stress and cancer: Mindfulness is pivotal component to improve outcomes

August 24, 2015
Stress hormones are released when the body responds to physical, mental or emotional pressures.These stress hormones — such as epinephrine and…
In the Journals

Pediatric protocols applicable for adult patients with metastatic medulloblastoma

August 19, 2015
Limited knowledge exists regarding the effects of intensified chemotherapy and radiotherapy on adult patients with metastatic
In the Journals

Common functional tests detect cognitive deficits in pediatric patients with brain tumors

August 13, 2015
Child-, parent- and teacher-reported questionnaires exhibited moderately good accuracy for detecting cognitive deficit in pediatric patients with…
Nancy N. Baxter, MD, PhD In the Journals

Survivors of young adult cancers face increased hospitalization risk into adulthood

August 5, 2015
Survivors of young adult cancers experienced elevated rates of hospitalization compared with cancer-free controls, according to study…
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FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to Azedra for pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma

July 28, 2015
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to Ultratrace iobenguane I-131 for the treatment of patients with iobenguane-avid metastatic or…
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FDA grants orphan drug designation to Ad-RTS-hIL-12 for malignant glioma

July 24, 2015
The FDA today granted orphan drug designation to Adenoviral vector-RheoSwitch Therapeutic System-human interleukin 12 + veledimex, or Ad-RTS-hIL-12…

What are symptoms of cancer in children?

July 17, 2015
Cancer is a difficult disease to detect in children, as symptoms may be minimal or even nonexistent.Cancer is the second leading cause of death among…
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FDA grants orphan drug designation to Anisina for neuroblastoma

July 16, 2015
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to the chemotherapy drug Anisina for the treatment of pediatric patients with neuroblastoma, according to a…
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