SHRO Founder Presented with Career Award and Appointed Chair of Italian Cancer Association FONICAP

Sbarro Health Research Organization founder and Director, Antonio Giordano, M.D., Ph.D., has been recognized with a career award "for the great contributions he has made and which he will continue to make to science, medicine and research." Giordano is director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University as well … Continue reading SHRO Founder Presented with Career Award and Appointed Chair of Italian Cancer Association FONICAP

Celebrating Our Women’s Research Team!

At S.H.R.O. we are so proud of the remarkable advances our researchers are contributing to the field of medical research. Members of our Women's Research Team are currently studying mechanisms contributing to breast, lung, ovarian, and colon cancer. GoFundMe to Benefit our Women-Led Research Initiatives and Professional Advances This month to celebrate our women scientists we are launching … Continue reading Celebrating Our Women’s Research Team!

From Medical Discovery to Food and Fine Arts, Italian-American Contributions Celebrated at Annual Foundation Conference

  Newswise — At this year’s 42nd annual NIAF Gala Weekend at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in D.C., all aspects of Italian heritage were celebrated, including food, the fine arts, and scientific discovery. The weekend’s events included the medical conference, “Mediterranean Diet, Human Health and Longevity,” sharing the latest in research into a vital … Continue reading From Medical Discovery to Food and Fine Arts, Italian-American Contributions Celebrated at Annual Foundation Conference

Muse for cancer-fighting tomatoes study? Italian food

Antonio Giordano, who led the study that showed whole tomato extracts can slow the growth of stomach cancer, says Italian cuisine inspired him to investigate the dietary staple’s cancer-fighting ability. For his latest research discovery—which showed that certain tomato extracts can slow the growth of gastric cancer—Antonio Giordano’s muse was simple: the food back home. … Continue reading Muse for cancer-fighting tomatoes study? Italian food

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. Giordano was recently quoted in the Italian news outlet Il Mattino Newswise — Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is an aggressive disease characterized by quick … Continue reading Thorough Genotyping and Repurposed Drugs Key to Treating Small-Cell Lung Cancer, says Cancer Expert

Sbarro Health Research Organization President Re-Elected to Board of Italian American Foundation

Dr. Giordano is joined on the board by Corporation for Public Broadcasting President and CEO Patricia de Stacy Harrison and former Talk America President, Chairman and CEO Gabriel A. Battista who will serve as co-chairperson of the Foundation The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) met this week to elect its Board of Directors for the … Continue reading Sbarro Health Research Organization President Re-Elected to Board of Italian American Foundation

Economic Disparities a Growing Concern for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

The most recent global cancer data from the WHO highlights the growing differences in mortality rate among regions of the world bearing very different economic circumstances. Given that cancer has been globally responsible for the death of 8.8 million individuals in 2015 and that the number of new cases is expected to rise by about … Continue reading Economic Disparities a Growing Concern for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Actors with Disabilities Go to Hollywood Festival, Sbarro Health Research Organization Praises Filmmakers

The Sbarro Health Research Organization at Temple University, under the direction of Dr. Antonio Giordano, usually collaborates with Italian scientists working both in the U.S. and Italy. But today, the organization is praising a group of Italian filmmakers for their contribution to medicine through the arts. Their film, Ho Amici In Paradiso [I Have Friends … Continue reading Actors with Disabilities Go to Hollywood Festival, Sbarro Health Research Organization Praises Filmmakers

Micro-RNA May Amplify Effectiveness of Sorafenib in Difficult Liver Cancer Cases

Treatment options for liver cancer are often limited and almost exclusively involve transplantation if possible, or local chemoembolization and radiofrequency ablation. Medical treatments for more advanced stages have been explored during recent decades, but only the drug sorafenib, a small molecule multi-kinase inhibitor, has shown promising results and been approved for use by international medical … Continue reading Micro-RNA May Amplify Effectiveness of Sorafenib in Difficult Liver Cancer Cases

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. Giordano's comments come in response to a study published this week in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, which showed signs that too few patients are … Continue reading Every Diagnosis of Cancer Should Come with One of These, Says Cancer Expert