Monthly Archives: December 2015

Liquid Biopsy Holds Promise for Precision Medicine

In a recent release from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), it was reported that researchers have discovered that by analyzing circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) through liquid biopsy that a patient's cancer can be tracked [...]

By |2018-10-30T11:23:07-04:00December 29th, 2015|News, Research|

Genetic Alliance Event Invites Collaboration

Genetic Alliance recently held an event in Chapel Hill, N.C. that brought together patient advocates, scientists and representatives from the pharmaceutical industry in a unique “speed-dating” format. Disease advocacy organizations were invited to present briefly [...]

By |2018-10-30T11:28:10-04:00December 16th, 2015|Advocacy, Newsletter|

Society for Integrative Oncology Holds 12th Annual Conference in Boston

The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) was developed to advance evidence based, comprehensive, integrative healthcare to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. The 12th Annual SIO Conference was held in Boston in [...]

By |2020-03-20T11:55:56-04:00December 16th, 2015|Advocacy, Complementary Medicine, Newsletter|

Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) Annual Meeting Update

Today’s researchers estimate that there are over 200 classified cancers today and that one out of three people will be affected by it at some stage in their life. With the extreme prevalence of cancer [...]

By |2018-10-30T11:32:35-04:00December 16th, 2015|Newsletter, Research|

Sebastian Bauer Awarded the 2015 GIST Group Switzerland Science Prize

LRG research team member, Dr. Sebastian Bauer recently received the 6th Annual Science Prize awarded by the GIST Group Switzerland on November 26, 2015 at the semi-annual meeting of the Swiss Group for Clinical [...]

By |2019-09-20T15:39:33-04:00December 16th, 2015|Newsletter, Research|

Encouraging Rare Disease Connections at the NORD Conference

The National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) held its 2015 Breakthrough Summit October 21-22 in Arlington, Virginia. This year’s event convened top leaders from the FDA, NIH, Industry, Patient Groups, Payers and Research Institutions to [...]

By |2018-10-30T11:39:34-04:00December 16th, 2015|Advocacy, Newsletter|

Patient-Centered Care Focus of Quintiles Panel Discussion

Executive Director, Norman Scherzer participated in a panel discussion as part of the Executive Vision Forum Series hosted by Quintiles Advisory Services on Friday, November 6 in the Alexandria Center, NYC.The panel, entitled “Working within [...]

By |2018-10-30T11:41:18-04:00December 16th, 2015|Advocacy, Newsletter|
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