Monthly Archives: August 2012

Michael Shorb, California poet

Michael Shorb, dearly beloved husband of Judith Grogan-Shorb, passed away on August 8, 2012, from a very rare cancer. Born October 29, 1943, he was the son of the late Robert Shorb and Helen Thisted Shorb; brother to the late Beverly Gonzales and Paul Shorb. His other brothers and sisters: Jan Jupp, Myrna Todd, Keith Shorb, Nadine Morris, Bill Shorb and Glen Shorb. Michael was a poet and was published in over 100 poetry magazines and poetry anthologies.

By |2019-09-20T13:51:06-04:00August 8th, 2012|In Memoriam, News|

MSKCC Opens New Immunotherapy Trial for GIST

A new clinical trial combining targeted therapy with immunotherapy has just opened at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). This trial is the culmination of extensive pre-clinical investigations by MSKCC researchers. Although treatment with Gleevec [...]

By |2018-07-06T15:26:20-04:00August 1st, 2012|Clinical Trials, News|

NIH Clinic shares information on 3 trials

The Clinic is a collaboration between clinicians and researchers to collect data, investigate and develop treatment for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor patients who do not have either c-KIT or Platelet -Derived Growth Factor Receptor alpha (PDGFRA) mutations. This includes patients with Carney’s Triad, Carney- Stratakis Dyad, and Wildtype GIST. These tumors frequently stain negatively for a protein called Succinate Dehydrogenase, a condition referred to as being Succinate Dehydrogenasedeficient (SDH-deficient). There are currently three clinical trials in development for this population.

By |2019-09-20T13:54:00-04:00August 1st, 2012|Clinical Trials, News, Pediatric GIST|
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