How Red Pigmentation in Foods Helps Fight Lung Cancer

For those of you smokers, we aren't saying you shouldn't quit!  However, to help counteract some of the harmful effects of nicotine check out this article for the healing benefits of red pigmentation in certain foods. https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-red-pigment-peppers-oranges-linked.html https://3c1703fe8d.site.internapcdn.net/newman/csz/news/800/2017/redpigmentin.jpg   Researchers find BCX—red pigment abundant in sweet red peppers, paprika, winter and butternut squash, oranges, and … Continue reading How Red Pigmentation in Foods Helps Fight Lung Cancer

Treating a cancer patient for a second time

In order to determine whether a growth represents relapse of a previously diagnosed cancer or is a newly developed, separate tumor, doctors obtain a tissue sample from the patient and have it examined by a pathologist. #prevention #cancer #tumor A tumor from a young boy’s kidney (a normal kidney tubule is visible top right). http://blog.dana-farber.org/insight/2017/01/when-cancer-occurs-in-someone-who-has-already-been-treated-how-do-doctors-determine-whether-its-a-new-tumor-or-the-spread-of-the-earlier-tumor/

Combination treatment may be valuable therapeutic option for HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer

Finding the ideal combination of targeted, hormonal and chemotherapeutic agents to treat HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer has been challenging researchers for decades. In tumors which lack expression of the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2-), the use of regimens based on the administration of paclitaxel, a taxane, and bevacizumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody directed … Continue reading Combination treatment may be valuable therapeutic option for HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer

International Award Giovan Giacomo Giordano NIAF-Ethics and Creativity in medical research – Saturday, 9 A.M October 15th at the Marriot Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Women Leaders in advanced Cancer Research The Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), in collaboration with Temple University’s College of Science and Technology, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), and the Giovan Giacomo Giordano Foundation will host the medical conference “Women Leaders in Advanced Cancer Research” 9 A.M on Saturday, October 15th at the Marriot Wardman … Continue reading International Award Giovan Giacomo Giordano NIAF-Ethics and Creativity in medical research – Saturday, 9 A.M October 15th at the Marriot Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Italian-US Collaborations in the Medical Field

International exchanges and collaborations are essential for the advancement of medicine. International speakers will highlight medical research across Italy and the United States, and beyond. Date: 23 September 2016 Time: 4:30 pm Location: Levin Building Auditorium, 425 S. University Avenue Philadelphia PA, 19104 For additional information write to johnston@sas.upenn.edu

The Complex Crosstalk Between Obesity & Breast Cancer

A new study published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology  (abstract) describes how inflammation that characterizes fatty tissue is one of the main microenvironment actors responsible for promoting cancer. The authors also describe the involvement of steroid hormones and others factors produced by adipose tissue in breast cancer development. The study, "Multifaceted breast cancer: the molecular … Continue reading The Complex Crosstalk Between Obesity & Breast Cancer

Dr Antonio Giordano visits Medical Research institutions In Santiago Chile

Dr. Antonio Giordano, Director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University, was invited as an expert in scientific research to evaluate the Advanced Centers for Chronic Disease in Chile, one of the most important among centers of excellence in scientific research, established at the Catholic University in Chile and … Continue reading Dr Antonio Giordano visits Medical Research institutions In Santiago Chile