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Italian-American Researchers Present Mediterranean Diet, Health, and Longevity at Annual Medical Conference

Sbarro Health Research Organization President Antonio Giordano introduces program at National Italian American Foundation 42nd Anniversary Gala Weekend In Washington D.C.
31-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Reveals Gene Differences in Mouse Model Versus Humans


Aspects of gene function in humans can be predicted by studies of the corresponding gene in mice, but new research findings have revealed important divergences between the species which scientists will need to understand better through further...
5-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adding Radiation Treatments to Inoperable Lung Cancer Increases Survival by up to One Year


Patients with unresectable, or inoperable, lung cancer are often given a dismal prognosis, with low rates of survival beyond a few years. Researchers exploring combination therapies have recently discovered improved survival rates by up to one year...
25-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Targeting Cell Cycle Reactivation Caused by Inflammation May Provide the Way to Prevent Neuron Death in Alzheimer’s Disease


Researchers have discovered a clue to the mechanism for neuronal degeneration and possible target for a therapeutic approach to these disorders.
23-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Radiology Contrast Medium Matter? To Fragile Cancer Patients, Yes

Given the choice of contrast medium for a computed tomography (CT) scan, most patients wouldn’t know the difference between the two iodine-based options commonly used in cancer cases. But for some patients, particularly in the already fragile and...
7-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clinical Data Confirms Efficacy of Pre-Surgery Chemo in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Researchers analyzed data confirming the improved outcomes in both short- and long-term survival in patients that underwent neoadjuvant chemotherapy prior to surgery for triple-negative breast cancer. The study included 213 patients at 8 Italian...
25-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unexpected Presence of Glucose Receptor in Ovarian Cancer Links Metabolism to Most Aggressive Cases


A new study of non-diabetic women with ovarian cancer reveals a potential correlation and area for further study regarding the expression of the GLUT1 glucose transporter receptor at the cancer tissue level. GLUT1 is a receptor protein involved in...
30-May-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tomato Extract Fights Stomach Cancer, Ripe for Further Study


A new study suggests that the use of tomato — a key food of the Mediterranean diet — should be explored to develop supportive strategies against gastric cancer
13-May-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Thorough Genotyping and Repurposed Drugs Key to Treating Small-Cell Lung Cancer, says Cancer Expert


Cancer expert Antonio Giordano, MD, PhD, Director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University, describes the recent progress and future possibilities of treating SCLC.
13-Apr-2017 7:05 AM EDT

Every Diagnosis of Cancer Should Come with One of These, Says Cancer Expert


“Every cancer diagnosis should come with a referral to genetic counseling,” says cancer expert Dr. Antonio Giordano, President of the Sbarro Health Research Organization at Temple University.
8-Feb-2017 10:30 AM EST

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