Q&A: Patient-derived organoid model may help tailor treatment for patients with UC
1 month ago - By Healio
A study published in the Nature Communications concluded that a patient-derived organoid model will provide insights into pathogenesis of ulcerative colitis, which may help tailor care to the individual patient.
Healio Gastroenterology spoke with Emina Huang, MD, from the departments of colorectal surgery and cancer biology, Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute and Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute, to discuss the study results and how the research can be translated into patient care.
Healio: Can you briefly discuss the study?
Huang: So one of the gaps in the field is that we don't
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Cancer and COVID; Booze and Cancer; 'Screech' Starts Chemo
1 month ago - By MedPageToday
Patients in cancer remission had a high risk of developing severe COVID-19; however, patients who received in-person cancer care at a facility with aggressive prevention efforts had a low risk of acquiring the infection. (Penn...
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Toward patient-derived models to help personalize cancer care
1 month ago - By News Medical
Cancer is a major, worldwide challenge, and its impact is projected to escalate due to aging and growth of the population.
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