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Your gift will support current research into new agents to treat lung cancer and prevent its recurrence. Memorial Sloan-Kettering researchers are evaluating new drugs for lung cancer, including getifinib (Iressa). First tested at MSKCC, getitinib is one of a new class of drugs known as signal transduction inhibitors, which work by blocking the signal that make cancer cells grow and spread.
You gift will help foster collaboration across institutional lines and hasten a cure for brain cancer. To accelerate the transition of therapies into clinical studies for patients, ABC² has initiated a strategic collaboration, the ABC² Clinical Network. It is composed of four leading neuro-oncology centers and clinical investigators who work together to: provide guidance and counsel to the sponsors of drug therapies (particularly in the...
Your gift will help pay the way for one researcher to attend the ABC2 Annual Scientific Meeting. Over the years, we have found this annual scientific meeting to be the most effective means by which to draw the field closer together and foster collaboration across institutional lines. The annual meeting emphasizes the importance of creating a supportive climate for scientific and medical research with a...
This is a gift of hope and help. People who receive coaching funded by your gift can find what they need to achieve their best possible outcomes when facing cancer. The value can be equal to someone experiencing a moment of relief, of finding a community support group, of having someone to share their concerns and fears with--while not feeling the burden of impacting their...
Go4theGoal is supporting the research at Dr. Jeff Toretsky's lab at Lonbardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University. His work with Ewing's Sarcoma is progressing with the identification of proteins that will effectively kill the Ewing's cells. In 2007, we purchased a protein purification machine that has allowed them to move forward and this year, we have granted them money for a research chemist to...
This gift will provide a cancer patient with a Chemo Comfort kit. In the kit are products to manage the side effects of chemotherapy such as a specific toothpaste, toothbrush and mouthwash to help cope with mouthsores. Also included in the kit are teas and other products to help with nausea; a sleep cap, satin pillowcase and socks for hair loss, warmth and comfort; a...
This gift will provide the book, "Living Well with Cancer", that goes in our kits. As this book is no longer in print, we have to raise funds to reprint the book. Reprints can only be done in groups of 1500, so we have to raise considerable funds to do this. The book is a valuable tool for those undergoing chemotherapy. We feel strongly about...
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The Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was established in 1999 to complement mainstream medical care and address the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and families. The Service includes inpatient and outpatient clinical care, research, and education and training. In addition, the Service provides unique access to otherwise unavailable information about over-the-counter products and unproven cancer treatments and their impact in...
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Your gift will enable Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to continue to be on the forefront of research into new colorectal chemotherapy drugs. Memorial Sloan-Kettering helped establish the efficacy of irinotecan, the first new drug for colorectal cancer in 40 years. In some patients, irinotecan has been found to shrink metastatic tumors when other treatments have failed.
Your gift will send educational newsletters to 100 people. Two years ago, Strang developed a newsletter, Prevention that strives to educate the public on the latest in cancer prevention research, screening and healthy living. Each issue focuses on a particular type of cancer and discusses the latest research being conducted in the field and what impact this research will have in the future. It provides...
Your donation will help provide dermatology residents with free membership to The Skin Cancer Foundation. Your gift will provide one dermatology resident access to The Skin Cancer Foundation's patient education materials, journals, newsletters, and other resources provided to the organization's professional members throughout their entire residency. This gift will give residents the most effective educational tools to help their patients.
Youth are the very best advocates for their own tobacco-free futures. Our Youth Advocates are true leaders at every level, serving the role of spokespersons, organizers, and liaisons to state and national programs. Youth Advocates participate in our annual Youth Advocacy Symposium in the nation's capital, where they learn to organize creative activism and public education campaigns that directly influence state and federal policy priorities....
Your donation will fund the production and distribution of brochures and guides that help individuals and families identify the early warning signs of melanoma. These educational materials are distributed free of charge to medical clinics, health fairs, screenings, community wellness programs, senior citizen centers, schools, and more. With this gift you can help reach 500 people with lifesaving messages about melanoma prevention and early detection....
This gift will provide a cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy with a journal, which is included in Chemo Comfort kits. This book can be a place to vent fears, frustrations, hopes and dreams. The book can also be used to keep track of symptoms and reactions to chemotherapy. Sometimes patterns emerge that your doctor can help you with.
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Your donation can send an Action Alert to a network of more than 120,000 E-Champions. E-Champions respond to Action Alerts by reaching out to elected officials and advocating on behalf of the public health community. They take action on a variety of local, state and federal issues by writing letters to the editor of their local paper, participating in virtual protests and call-in days, petitioning...
This gift will provide funding to projects in translational cancer research, which focuses on bringing promising new treatments to the patients who need them as quickly as possible. This is where the end of cancer begins.