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Promise and Progress - New on the Kimmel Cancer Center Web Site
New on the Kimmel Cancer Center Web Site
Date: June 1, 2004
Clinical Trials: A World of Research at Your Fingertips
The Kimmel Cancer Center recently launched its clinical trials database on its Web site, www.hopkinskimmelcancercenter.org. Patients can now use this database to search for the most up-to-date information on Johns Hopkins clinical trials (highly structured, peer-reviewed studies that test new therapies) for all types of cancers. A weeklong schedule of events, including a “cyber café,” gave patients, families and friends a hands-on opportunity to explore the database with the assistance of faculty and staff.
For those with questions about a clinical trial, research nurse and cancer information specialist Kathy Carducci (410-955-8804) is working with our new patient referral office to provide information to physicians, nurses, patients, family members and the general public about cancer clinical trials.
Articles in this Issue
- Gene Hunters Pinpoint New Cancer Gene Target
- Faces of Childhood Cancer
- Clinical Trial in the Spotlight
- A Fighting Chance
- A Champion of Pediatric Cancer Research
- One Physician's Quest for a Treatment for the Worst Kind of Pediatric Brain Tumor
- Origin of Multiple Myeloma Found in Rare Stem Cell
- Experimental Drug Being Tested for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- 'Switched-Off' Genes May Put First Chink in Colon Cell's Anti-Tumor Armor
- Against All Odds: Ariana's Story
- From the Laundry Room to the Laboratory
- In Lauren's Head
- Pediatric Oncology Friends Bring Rhyme and Reason to Pediatric Cancer Research
- Optimists Provide Landmark Gift to Children's Cancer Research
- Eli Kahn
- Possible Interaction Identified Between Tamoxifen and Hot Flash Drug
- Premature Aging Gene Could Have Implications for New Cancer Therapies
- Something's Fishy in Cancer Research
- Angiogenesis Gene Linked to Boimarkers in Breast Cancer
- A Cure is More than the Eradication of Cancer
- Arsenic Part of Novel Treatment for Leukemia