Yu says that are planning she and her colleagues in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology at MD Anderson, a clinical trial will be carried out in which they would test patients for HER-2 and PTEN proteins and offer targeted treatment based on protein protein.
This PTEN-missing tumors do not respond to Herceptin treatment. Our goal to provide physicians quickly and accurately tailor cancer treatment to each individual patient, says Yu, Professor of Oncology and the study’s principal investigator. Tailored treatment means each patient the drugs most likely for their benefit while minimizing side effects. .. The study, which appears in the August 2004 issue of the journal Cancer Cell, that the presence of a protein called PTEN in HER-2-positive patients, tumor cells a strong predictor of who will respond to Herceptin.4 There are 173 acute trusts in the UK.5 As noted in of the. NHS framework for 2008/09, improving Room cleanliness and reduction healthcare associated infections is a key priority of NHS. NHS organizations have to the yearly number of MRSA must be kept bloodstream infection there at less than half by the number into 2003/04 30 percent of 30 percent of the national reduction of C. Difficile infections from 2007/08 numbers.
Director Nurses Christine Beasley said: Health Care infections and cleanliness hospital are often linked, and rightly We know that patients does not wish to to take care of, in a muddy hospitals receive a cleaner environment is essential, its own right, and the best platform to HCAIs tackle.