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Rosetta Genomics Sells Parkway Clinical Labs – Lab Facility Identifies Cancer of the Unknown Primary with Lung Tumors by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 May 2009 10:43pm This is somewhat sad that the funds are not rolling in here, thus the sale of the their lab.  Back a few months ago I had the opportunity to interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer from Rosetta after the recent purchase.  You can read more at the link below, and I don’t think this type of testing will go away soon as they were abl ... Read on »
Crizotinib Continues to Show Promise for Some Lung Tumors, Faces Challenge of Drug Resistance by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 01 Nov 2010 9:00pm Crizotinib Continues to Show Promise for Some Lung Tumors, Faces Challenge of Drug Resistance In a patient with an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) that had an ALK gene rearrangement, the drug crizotinib caused tumor shrinkage and disease stabilization. These CT scans above ... Read on »
Crizotinib Continues to Show Promise for Some Lung Tumors, Faces Challenge of Drug Resistance by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 07 Dec 2010 12:00am Crizotinib Continues to Show Promise for Some Lung Tumors, Faces Challenge of Drug Resistance Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 7/no. 21, November 2, 2010 ( see the current issue ). New data from a phase I trial of crizotinib , a small-molecule drug that targets cancer-causi ... Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Interview – microRNA for Diagnosing Lung Cancer Tumors by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:20pm Tests to detect cancer of the unknown primary Rosetta Genomics – Today I had the opportunity to speak with and interview Ronen Tamir, Chief Commercialization Officer, at Rosetta to find out how microRNA is helping diagnose and treat cancer.   If you have been keeping up with the news of late, Rosetta in the last couple of weeks has had 3 pr ... Read on »
Breast Carcinoma vs. Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Dec 2010 10:51pm Some authors have estimated that 4-9% of patients with breast carcinoma will eventually develop second pulmonary carcinomas. As a result, many pathologists have been faced with the problem of trying to determine whether a particular lung carcinoma represents metastatic breast carcinoma or a new primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma. This month, we w ... Read on »
Breast Carcinoma vs. Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Dec 0010 12:00am Some authors have estimated that 4-9% of patients with breast carcinoma will eventually develop second pulmonary carcinomas. As a result, many pathologists have been faced with the problem of trying to determine whether a particular lung carcinoma represents metastatic breast carcinoma or a new primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma. This month, we ... Read on »
90% off that stinkin' lung tumor!! by Moshura's Sister Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:13pm This is great news. Read on »
Partners HealthCare Shopping at the “Smart Store” with collaboration from HP – Customized Genetic Cancer Treatment Plans by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Mar 2009 3:10pm The current five year relationship has seen the development of a large multi-cluster computer facility to support genetics researchers.  The key to the entire program is to leveraging IT infrastructure for genomic information, running and creating those algorithms for RNA and DNA information and studies.   A few  months back when I interviewe ... Read on »
Diabetes drug could keep lung cancer at bay by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 9:39am msnbc.com The common diabetes drug metformin may hold promise as a way to keep smokers from developing lung cancer, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. They said metformin prevented lung tumor growth in mice exposed to a cancer-causing agent found in tobacco smoke, and because it is already widely used in people, it ... Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Publishes Data on Lung Cancer Test – Journal of Clinical Oncology by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 11 Mar 2009 3:57pm This is good news in finding cancer of the unknown with lung tumors.  Back in January I have the opportunity to interview Rosetta about the tests and here’s a brief portion of the interview, use the link to read the entire post with all the details.  The tests are 96% and thousand of patients now can have the answer as to where their cancer tumor ... Read on »