Items Tagged ‘Multiple Myeloma’

July 20, 2022

2022 Gerstner Awardee to investigate dual CAR-T cell therapy for multiple myeloma cancer

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

Dr. Sakemura is working to advance immunotherapy efficacy in multiple myeloma cancer by uncovering treatment resistance mechanisms and developing a more potent immunotherapy approach. His strategy focuses on simultaneously targeting cancer cells and the ecosystem surrounding each tumor, known as the tumor microenvironment. 

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Genetics, genomics, individualized medicine, medical research, Multiple Myeloma

May 29, 2019

Individualizing Medicine 2019 Conference – practical precision cancer care approaches for your patients

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Amidst the demands of providing care for patients with cancer, it can be challenging for oncologists and their care teams to keep up with the rapidly evolving field of genomics. Practical ways to apply the latest precision medicine discoveries is the focus of this year’s Individualizing Medicine Conference: Precision Cancer Care through Immunotherapy and Genomics, […]

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Tags: #CAR T-cell therapy, #CIMCon19, biliary cancer, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Alan Bryce, familial cancer syndromes, hematologic cancers, immunotherapies, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2019, Lung Cancer, lymphoma

March 6, 2018

Genetic testing to enhance multiple myeloma treatment

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Article by Barbara Toman Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer, but most people haven’t heard of it until they or someone they know is diagnosed with the disease. March is Myeloma Action Month — a time to focus attention on the fight against multiple myeloma. Mayo Clinic is making significant advances with […]

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Tags: #Blood cancer, #Myeloma Action Month, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Keith Stewart, Genomic Research, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Multiple Myeloma, Precision Medicine

March 25, 2016

Kathy Giusti: The Cancer Patient Who Became an Advocate for Precision Medicine

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

How do we make personalized cancer care a reality for more patients than ever before — not years from now, but today? That has been the mission of Kathy Giusti since 1996 when she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer.  With no proven treatments at the time for multiple myeloma, […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, Kathy Giusti, Multiple Myeloma, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine

December 19, 2013

Announcing Oncospire Genomics

By Mystery User

With lung cancer accounting for more cancer-related deaths each year than the next four leading cancer types combined, the need for earlier diagnosis and better treatment options is clear. Oncospire Genomics, the recently formed joint venture between Cancer Genetics, Inc and Mayo Clinic, aims to shift the tide in lung cancer treatment. The goal of […]

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Tags: Biobank, cancer, Cancer Genetics Inc, center for individualized medicine, Follicular lymphoma, Genetics, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, Lung Cancer, mayo clinic, Multiple Myeloma, next generation sequencing

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