In the 1990s, Cabot and his collaborators at JWCI
found that levels of CC were unusually high in breast carcinoma cells resistant to Adriamycin, the world's most widely employed cancer drug.
Similarly, the nanoliposomes will be tested on colon cancer cells at JWCI
, then in preclinical models by University of Connecticut researcher Daniel W.
is home to the Joyce Eisenberg Keefer Breast Center, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the early detection and treatment of breast cancer.
All patients signed consents for the use of their blood specimens, and the study was carried out according to the guidelines set forth by the Saint John's Health Center and the JWCI
Institutional Review Board committee.
Pathology-verified primary or metastatic lesions from cancer patients undergoing elective surgeries at the JWCI
clinics were used.
Director of Molecular Oncology at JWCI
and senior scientist on the study.
Weil Foundation at JWCI
, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Cancer Institute.
Hoon, Director of Molecular Oncology at JWCI
and senior author on the study.
Turner and Hoon, who is a researcher with the Department of Molecular Oncology at JWCI
In announcing the renewal, Lazatin said she is working with the fundraising teams of both the Health Center and the JWCI
to develop a joint strategic initiative for advancing cancer research and clinical programs, building premier facilities, and acquiring additional cutting-edge technologies to support the Institute's world-class scientists, physicians and staff.
he was involved in advancing cancer vaccines for melanoma into Phase 3 clinical development.
Medical Director and Surgeon-in-Chief of the JWCI
, presented a poster entitled "Active Specific Immunotherapy with a Polyvalent Cancer Vaccine Prolongs Survival in AJCC Stage IV Melanoma," which summarized retrospective analyses of data collected during Phase 2 clinical trials of Canvaxin(TM) conducted at JWCI