Cancer Center News

2008 Cancer Center News

Gabrielle Brett Named Outstanding Cancer Professional by Ohio Partners for Cancer Control
October 27, 2008
Gabrielle Brett has received the 2008 J. Nick Baird Outstanding Cancer Professional Award from the Ohio Partners for Cancer Control at its October 17 annual meeting.

Cancer Drug Delivery Research at Case Western Reserve University Speeds Time from Two Days to Two Hours
July 23, 2008
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a technique that has the potential to deliver cancer-fighting drugs to diseased areas within hours, as opposed to the two days it currently takes for existing delivery systems.

Multi-Institutional Phase I Trials of Anticancer Agents
May 5, 2008
One of the most difficult roadblocks to curing cancer is the time and delay associated with evaluating new cancer treatments. Afshin Dowlati, MD, Director of Early Drug Development at the Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals of Cleveland and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, recently published an international study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, assessing the multi-institutional approach taken by many cancer centers evaluating new cancer treatments during clinical trials of these agents.

Case Western Reserve University Researchers Identify Colorectal Cancer Gene
March 7, 2008
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers published a study in today's issue of The American Journal of Human Genetics identifying the hereditary components of colorectal cancer (CRC).

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