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2006 News Releases

$156 Million Grant Awarded
Released: 11/22/06
Siteman Smokeout Honors Kids Who Don’t Light Up
Released: 11/20/06
Surgical Biopsy May Reveal Cancer in Women With Rare But Benign Breast Condition
Released: 11/9/06
Siteman’s New Mammography Van Hits the Road
Released: 10/24/06
Siteman Cancer Center Gains Nationally Recognized Leader in Cancer Prevention
Released: 10/23/06
Siteman Cancer Center Adopts New Safety Measure
Released: 10/9/06
Community Leaders Recognized for Reducing Disparities in Cancer Care
Released: 9/28/06
Siteman Reunites Transplant Patient and Donor
Released: 9/20/06
Patient Goes From Siteman to Balloon Race in 24 Hours
Released: 9/20/06
Test Can Predict Spread of Eye Cancer to Liver
Released: 9/14/06
Westervelt Named Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Leukemia
Released: 8/23/06
New Company Will Seek Drugs Against Diabetes and Cancer
Released: 8/18/06
Tumor Wizardry Wards Off Attacks from the Immune System
Released: 7/13/06
Missouri Governor Signs Cancer Legislation at Siteman Cancer Center
Released: 7/7/06
U.S. News Ranks Barnes-Jewish Hospital Number 8 in Nation, Number 17 in Cancer Care
Released: 7/7/06
Siteman Cancer Center to Offer New Proton Beam Therapy Center in 2008
Released: 6/16/06
Drug Combination Beats Previously Resistant Cervical Cancer
Released: 6/5/06
Cancer Therapy Based on Anatomical Location May Soon Be Obsolete
Released: 4/18/06
Trial Will Test Radioactive Implants, Restricted Surgery For Lung Cancer
Released: 4/11/06
Dangerous Glucose-Hungry Cervical Tumors Can Be Detected Using PET Scans
Released: 3/30/06
Breast Cancer Patients Taking Arimidex May Get Pain Relief from Vitamin D
Released: 3/30/06
Siteman Cancer Center Joins National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Released: 3/22/06
Wall of Tiles Designed to Help Cancer Patients Heal
Released: 3/7/06
Oncologists Could Gain Therapeutic Advantage by Targeting Telomere Protein
Released: 2/16/06
Researchers Defeat Tumor Cells by Inhibiting Healthy Cells
Released: 2/2/06
Vitamin A Analog Is a Potential Lung Cancer Preventative With Few Side Effects
Released: 1/17/06
Breast Cancer May Be Several Diseases
Released: 1/12/06
New Center Arises From Success of Radioactive-Implant Therapy
Released: 1/11/06
Tumor Cells That Border Normal Tissue Are Told to Leave
Released: 1/9/06
Variation in Bitter-Taste Receptor Gene Increases Risk for Alcoholism
Released: 1/5/06
Genes' Influence on Common Drugs May Affect Healthcare Quality, Cost
Released: 1/4/06
Preferred Treatment Method for Advanced Ovarian Cancer Announced
Released: 1/4/06