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Link Found Between Bladder Cancer and Collagen Receptor, Revealing Possible Treatment Target

A team of investigators has recently discovered that the collagen receptor DDR1 functionally interacts with the insulin-like growth factor system in regulating bladder cancer.
7-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Lower Survival in Patients with High BMI and HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer Treated with Pertuzumab and Trastuzumab

An international team of researchers found that high BMI correlates to lower survival in patients with HER2+ metastatic breast cancer, even among patients showing initial positive response to new anti-HER2 agents pertuzumab and trastuzumab.
31-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Virtual Reality and Breast Cancer, First Italian-American Study Shows Promising Results

Virtual Reality during chemotherapy shown to improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life during the most stressful treatments, according to a recent study.
16-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Natural Extract to Counter Nephrotoxicity Induced by Mycotoxin OTA

Today a team of researchers from the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production of the Federico II University of Naples, in collaboration with the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), at Temple University in Philadelphia, and the...
7-Jan-2020 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Turmeric and the Anti-Cancer Properties of Curcumin Discussed in Research Review

The review has collected studies concerning the anticancer potential of curcumin against the most widespread cancers and also describing the molecular mechanisms of action.
30-Dec-2019 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Probe Emerging Mesothelioma Treatment Targeting PP2A and CDK

A collaborative study of researchers from Thomas Jefferson University, Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine of Temple University, University of Siena, and from the Spanish Center for the Applied Medical Research (CIMA) of the...
24-Dec-2019 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Land of Fires: Evaluation of heavy metal blood-levels in populations exposed to toxic waste in southern Italy

Toxic environmental agents, to which anyone is involuntarily exposed, represent non-negligible risk for human health and, therefore, environmental contamination has become a theme of primary importance worldwide.
5-Dec-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Gene Involved in Tumor Blood Vessel Formation and Metastasis Reveals New Regulatory Secrets

5-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cancer DNA Sequencing Has Potential, but Not a Magic Bullet, Says Expert

16-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST

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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

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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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Sbarro Health Research Organization conducts research in cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the campus of Temple University, our programs train young scientists from around the globe.



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