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Erdheim-Chester disease - Google News
Genes associated with Erdheim-Chester disease also linked to cancer - EurekAlert (press release)

Genes associated with Erdheim-Chester disease also linked to cancer
EurekAlert (press release)
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) researchers have identified new genes associated with the Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) and some possible new therapies. Findings on this ultra-rare disease, found in approximately 600 people in the ...


Friday, March 31, 2017 12:16:27 PM

New Gene Mutations Associated with Erdheim-Chester Disease Could Improve Treatment Options - Oncology Nurse Advisor

Oncology Nurse Advisor

New Gene Mutations Associated with Erdheim-Chester Disease Could Improve Treatment Options
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Researchers identified mutations of BRAF and mutations in other MAPK pathway genes associated with Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD), according to results from a clinical trial (NCT01417520) of 60 adults with the disease.1. ECD is a very rare, potentially ...


Monday, April 10, 2017 11:01:03 AM

Is Rheumatology in a Rut? - Medscape

Medscape

Is Rheumatology in a Rut?
Medscape
If you believe the bulletins put out by the American College of Rheumatology, we have pretty much conquered all of the well-known rheumatic conditions and are now simply investigating the really uncommon ones, such as Erdheim-Chester disease or ...


Wednesday, April 05, 2017 10:01:54 AM

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

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

Effective BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib therapy in a 2-year-old patient with sequentially diagnosed Langerhans cell ... - Dove Medical Press

Dove Medical Press

Effective BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib therapy in a 2-year-old patient with sequentially diagnosed Langerhans cell ...
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Erdheim–Chester disease (ECD) is a rare histiocytic disorder, characterized by the xanthomatous infiltration of tissues by CD68-positive and CD1a-/CD100-negative foamy histiocytes. In childhood, ECD is exceptionally rare, and only a dozen ...


Tuesday, January 24, 2017 5:45:39 PM

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

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

NB woman calling on government to cover cost of life-saving drug - CTV News

CTV News

NB woman calling on government to cover cost of life-saving drug
CTV News
A woman who is fighting a rare form of bone cancer is calling on the New Brunswick government to cover the cost of her medication. Only about 600 cases of Erdheim-Chester Disease have been reported worldwide and Kelly Wilson says she will die without ...


Sunday, September 25, 2016 3:54:06 PM

Liverpool University Press chair David Attwooll dies - The Bookseller

Liverpool University Press chair David Attwooll dies
The Bookseller
David Attwooll, poet and chair of Liverpool University Press, has died at the age of 67 after succumbing to Erdheim-Chester Disease. Attwooll was born in 1949 and began his career in publishing at Oxford University Press in 1970. By the time Attwooll ...


Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:33:20 PM

Staying Positive, Looking Forward in the Face of One of the World's Rarest Diseases - TWC News

TWC News

Staying Positive, Looking Forward in the Face of One of the World's Rarest Diseases
TWC News
VICTOR, N.Y. – Three years ago Victor resident Gurnal Jones was diagnosed with the Erdheim-Chester Disease, a very rare sickness that causes an overproduction of a type of white blood cells that can damage all of a person's organs. Gurnal's wife, Julie ...


Saturday, September 19, 2015 5:32:33 PM

JNeurosci: Highlights from the March 22 issue - EurekAlert (press release)

JNeurosci: Highlights from the March 22 issue
EurekAlert (press release)
Diseases of the retina (the thin sheet of cells at the back of the eye), such as age-related macular degeneration, involve the breakdown of light-sensitive neurons called photoreceptors. The mechanisms responsible for the deterioration of these cells ...


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:48:32 PM

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