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Erdheim-Chester disease - Google News
The ultra-rare Erdheim-Chester disease: Turning grief into a campaign for a cure - Washington Post

The ultra-rare Erdheim-Chester disease: Turning grief into a campaign for a cure
Washington Post
The cause was Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD), one of 7,000 diseases tracked by the nonprofit National Organization for Rare Disorders. The National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration call such ailments “orphan” diseases because ...


Monday, November 17, 2014 4:47:28 PM

Local woman wins AARP's community service award - Beauregard Daily News

Local woman wins AARP's community service award
Beauregard Daily News
After losing her husband to the extremely rare Erdheim-Chester Disease in 2007, Brewer started the Erdheim-Chester Disease Global Alliance. The alliance has approximately 500 members from 27 different countries. The organization's mission is to raise ...


Sunday, December 14, 2014 5:07:39 PM

ExxonMobil, BASF make school donations; AARP Louisiana names Andrus ... - NOLA.com

NOLA.com

ExxonMobil, BASF make school donations; AARP Louisiana names Andrus ...
NOLA.com
After she lost her husband in 2007 to the rare Erdheim-Chester Disease, Brewer founded the Erdheim-Chester Disease Global Alliance, which now has about 500 members from 27 different countries. The organization's mission is to raise awareness of ECD, ...


Friday, December 12, 2014 4:25:29 PM

NCI CTEP-Approved Trials for the Month of November - The Cancer Letter Publications

NCI CTEP-Approved Trials for the Month of November
The Cancer Letter Publications
9598: A Phase II Therapeutic Trial of the Use of Dabrafenib and Trametinib in Patients with BRAF V600E Mutation Positive Lesions in Erdheim Chester Disease. National Institutes of Health; Estrada-Veras, Juvianee Ibrahim. (301) 594-2952. 9653: Phase II ...


Monday, December 01, 2014 7:31:31 PM

Clinical considerations and key issues in the management of patients with ... - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

Clinical considerations and key issues in the management of patients with ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD), a non Langerhans'cell histiocytosis of orphan nature and propensity for multi-systemic presentations, comprises an intricate medical challenge in terms of diagnosis, treatment and complication management.ObjectivesThe ...


Sunday, November 30, 2014 10:33:07 PM

8 Rare 'House, MD' Cases That Can Actually Happen (And How To Avoid Them) - Huffington Post

8 Rare 'House, MD' Cases That Can Actually Happen (And How To Avoid Them)
Huffington Post
After one of Lisa Cuddy's patients has bloody diarrhea, House has James Wilson keep Cuddy occupied at a Poker game while he tries to determine if the patient has Erdheim–Chester disease, an incredibly rare condition that was fatal a previous time he ...


Monday, November 17, 2014 11:38:27 AM

Clinical Study Using Trovagene's Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform ... - MarketWatch

Clinical Study Using Trovagene's Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform ...
MarketWatch
The blinded prospective study in patients with systemic histiocytic disease, such as Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD) and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), demonstrates that analysis of circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA) from urine provides a convenient ...


Monday, October 27, 2014 8:11:25 AM

What Is Epigenetics? - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (blog)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (blog)

What Is Epigenetics?
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (blog)
Epigenetic changes are a normal part of many biological processes — for example, they allow stem cells to differentiate into more-specialized cell types — but they also can lead to cancer and other diseases. Physician-scientist Omar Abdel-Wahab, a ...


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:49:10 AM

FOX Sports Florida Prep Zone set to televise rivalry game between Treasure ... - FOXSports.com

FOXSports.com

FOX Sports Florida Prep Zone set to televise rivalry game between Treasure ...
FOXSports.com
The broadcast will also feature a special tribute, which in conjunction with the County Commission of Indian River County's proclamation of October 17th as Erdheim-Chester Disease Research & Awareness Day, will help spotlight two local individuals ...


Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:04:59 PM

Trovagene, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results - PR Newswire (press release)

Trovagene, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results
PR Newswire (press release)
... at the Second Annual International ECD Medical Symposium demonstrates that Trovagene's BRAF V600E assay improves determination of mutational status and allows monitoring of treatment response in patients with Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD).


Thursday, November 06, 2014 4:07:51 PM

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