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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

Trovagene (TROV) Announces Outperformance of Tissue Biopsy with Urine ... - StreetInsider.com

Trovagene (TROV) Announces Outperformance of Tissue Biopsy with Urine ...
StreetInsider.com
Last year, we showed that we could detect and monitor the BRAF V600E mutation in histiocytic disease and change the way clinicians diagnose and treat Erdheim-Chester disease. Today we are following the same course in lung cancer by identifying more ...


Friday, April 17, 2015 11:06:52 AM

A Faster Way to Try Many Drugs on Many Cancers - New York Times

New York Times

A Faster Way to Try Many Drugs on Many Cancers
New York Times
Eighteen patients had one of two very rare cancers, Erdheim-Chester disease or Langerhans disease, the cancer that struck Mrs. Hurwitz. Of them, 14 responded to the melanoma drug — their tumors vanished, shrank or stopped growing — and the remaining ...


Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:33:34 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

At Workshop, Labs Tell FDA to Let them Tweak LDTs; Give Their Take on ... - GenomeWeb

At Workshop, Labs Tell FDA to Let them Tweak LDTs; Give Their Take on ...
GenomeWeb
Meanwhile, Aisner offered the example of a patient suffering from Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD), a condition where the body overproduces infection fighting cells and causes organ failure in the absence of treatment. Her lab at CU decided to test for ...


Friday, January 09, 2015 10:04:21 AM

Personnel File - Alexandria Town Talk

Alexandria Town Talk

Personnel File
Alexandria Town Talk
After she lost her husband in 2007 to the extremely 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 ...


Friday, March 27, 2015 5:39:55 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

Trovagene, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results - PR Newswire (press release)

Trovagene, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results
PR Newswire (press release)
For the year ended December 31, 2014, Trovagene reported a net loss of $14.3 million or $0.76 per share, as compared to a net loss of $11.8 million, or $0.70 per share, for the twelve months ended December 31, 2013. The change in net loss is due ...


Thursday, March 12, 2015 4:07:02 PM

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

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