New Mantle Cell Lymphoma treatments improving survival and response rates

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Ongoing clinical research at MD Anderson is finding promising new therapies for a rare and aggressive type of lymphoma that becomes resistant to treatment. Although mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) currently has no cure, combinations of new targeted therapy drugs are dramatically improving survival and treatment response rates for MCL patients. MD Anderson lymphoma specialists Jorge Romaguera, M.D. and Michael Wang, M.D., discuss these mantle cell lymphoma treatments and their search for new...

Mar 5 2015; Informatics Journal Club Webinar; Edward Ambinder

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Objective: Develop and evaluate a foundational oncology-specific standard for communication and coordination of care throughout the cancer journey, with early-stage breast cancer as the use case. Materials and Methods: Due to broad uptake of the HL7 Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) by health information exchanges and large provider organizations, we developed an implementation guide (IG) in congruence with C-CDA. The resultant product was balloted through the HL7 process...

Молитва о получении. Системно-векторная психология Юрия Бурлана - svp

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Что такое молитва? Мы молимся только о себе. Мы не воспринимаем больше никого кроме себя. При этом, даже когда мы молимся сердцем, мы не очень понимаем, чего просим. И не можем элементарно получить даже то, что уже давно нам дано… Оригинал здесь http://youtu.be/JgctxOHx11c

Neuropathy and other nerve problems during cancer treatment

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Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neuropathy-other-nerve-problems/id43... During cancer treatment, adverse nerve and muscular side effects are common. Unfortunately, there is no treatment that will prevent these conditions, but there are therapies to help relieve these side effects. Ivo Tremont, M.D., and Karin Woodman, M.D., both assistant professors in Neuro-Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discuss some of the common neurologic and muscular disorders that...

Acoustic neuroma: advances in treatment and detection

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Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/acoustic-neuroma-advances/id43184821... Acoustic neuroma is a benign (not cancerous) tumor that forms in the head cavity. Acoustic neuroma generally affects hearing, balance and facial nerves. Although acoustic neuroma is not cancer, tumors can be dangerous if they grow large and press against the brainstem or brain. Paul Gidley, M.D., and Franco DeMonte, M.D., both professors in Head and Neck Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer...

Organs on a chip

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Organs on a chip systems could transform the medical drug pipeline as we know it. Biomedical engineer Ali Khademhosseini explains how he and his team at MIT are engineering tissues outside of the human body and connecting different "organs" to solve some pressing challenges.