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Newswise: MSK: Cancer Isn’t Sheltering in Place
Released: 28-May-2020 12:10 PM EDT
MSK: Cancer Isn’t Sheltering in Place
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

As the height of the COVID-19 outbreak in New York City and the Tri-State area begins to subside, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center oncologists are urging patients to schedule cancer screenings and treatments now – as the long-term toll of missed diagnoses and delayed treatments could be devastating for patients and their loved ones across the region and the country.

Newswise: Colorado tool, My-DST, may pick best multiple myeloma treatment
Released: 28-May-2020 12:10 PM EDT
Colorado tool, My-DST, may pick best multiple myeloma treatment
University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center team uses liquid biopsy to predict multiple myeloma drug resistance and sensitivity.

Released: 28-May-2020 12:10 PM EDT
Restoring Nerve-Muscle Communication in ALS
Thomas Jefferson University

A new study finds that restoring the protein SV2 in a genetic form of ALS can correct abnormalities in transmission and even prevent cells from dying, providing a new target for future therapies.

Newswise: New drug combinations help overcome resistance to immunotherapy
Released: 28-May-2020 11:55 AM EDT
New drug combinations help overcome resistance to immunotherapy
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

A new study from researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center helps explain how disruptions in genes can lead to the resistance to one of the leading immunotherapies, PD-1 blockade, and how new drug combinations could help overcome resistance to the anti-PD-1 therapy in a mechanistically-based way.

Released: 28-May-2020 11:35 AM EDT
TCT 2020 Is Now a Virtual Event: TCT Connect
Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced that Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2020 will now take place as a virtual event called TCT Connect. The event will take place online October 14-18, 2020 and feature live case-based transmissions from around the globe, late-breaking clinical trials and science, virtual training, and countless opportunities to learn and engage with the brightest minds in interventional cardiovascular medicine.

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Newswise:Video Embedded at-home-screening-for-ovarian-breast-cancers-is-effective
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Released: 28-May-2020 11:30 AM EDT
At-home screening for ovarian, breast cancers is effective
University of Washington School of Medicine and UW Medicine

At-home genetic-testing kits for breast and ovarian cancer risk are just as effective, and in some cases even more so, than the typical protocol for genetic testing, which requires repeated office visits and counseling, according to a study led by UW Medicine researchers.

Newswise: Morgridge joins online COVID-19 discussion with Fearless Science webinar series
Released: 28-May-2020 11:25 AM EDT
Morgridge joins online COVID-19 discussion with Fearless Science webinar series
Morgridge Institute for Research

The Morgridge Institute for Research will broadcast a free webinar on Tuesday, June 2 to offer insight on the basic science behind the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of virology research at Morgridge, and how that research will provide new ways to combat emerging viral threats.

Newswise: Wolters Kluwer Honored as Bronze Stevie Award Winner in 2020 American Business Awards
Released: 28-May-2020 11:15 AM EDT
Wolters Kluwer Honored as Bronze Stevie Award Winner in 2020 American Business Awards
Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer, Health was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Web Awards category in the 18th Annual American Business Awards® for the Care Without Judgement video series, an exploration of how three practicing nurses take on the challenges of the nursing profession while balancing their calling as caregivers.

Released: 28-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT
Study Shows Uptick in At-Home Pediatric Fractures During COVID-19 Pandemic
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

COVID-19 social distancing measures, including the closure of schools and parks and the indefinite cancellation of team sports, have led to a nearly 60% decrease overall in pediatric fractures but an increase in the proportion of fractures sustained at home, according to a new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The findings, published in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, suggest a need for increased awareness of at-home safety measures.


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