CHRONOS19 STUDY RECOGNIZED WITH THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HEMATOLOGY AWARD

The interim results of the observational study "Registry of Patients with Hematologic Disease and COVID-19 in Russia" will be presented at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), which will be held on December 5-8 in a virtual format. A poster presentation is included in Session: 904. Outcomes Research — Non-Malignant Conditions. The research was recognized with the Abstract Achievement Award, which supports select trainees with high-achieving annual meeting abstracts who are chosen to present their work at the ASH annual meeting. The ...

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RAKFOND AT THE RUSSIAN ONCOLOGY CONGRESS

The XXIV Russian Oncology Congress opened on November 11, 2020, in a virtual format with a joint session of the Russian Society of Clinical Oncology (RUSSCO) and RakFond, dedicated to academic research that has changed clinical practice. During the session, leading experts in oncology and hematology from Russia and the United States discussed the role of research initiated by scientists and physicians in the advancement of oncology, opportunities and limitations, barriers in implementation, and steps towards conducting their own research projects. One-hundred and ...

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Nobel Prize 2020

The discoveries for which the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine was awarded this year are significant for advances in oncology. This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus, a major global health problem that causes cirrhosis and liver cancer in people around the world. Prior to their work, the discovery of the Hepatitis A and B viruses had been critical steps forward, but the majority of blood-borne hepati...

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The results of the research supported by the RakFond by Bulatov E.R.

Immunotherapy with genetically modified lymphocytes, such as CAR-T cells, is one of the most promising areas of modern basic and clinical oncology. A CAR-T cell is a T-lymphocyte in which a gene encoding a CAR (chimeric antigen receptor) has been introduced ex vivo. Simplifying the concept, one can say that a T cell is a soldier of the regular troops, and a CAR-T cell is the special forces for performing highly complex tasks. An extracellular domain of the CAR provides recognition of the target tumor antigen (e.g. CD19), and an intracellular domain activates the mechanisms ...

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Dear Friends and Colleagues! Today, on March 16, Professor Boris Afanasyev, member of the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Director of the R.M. Gorbacheva Institute of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, Oncology and Transplantology, founder of one of the first bone marrow transplant departments in the Russian Federation, suddenly passed away. His contribution to the oncology science is indisputable, he was an outstanding physician and the Teacher for many people. An amazing person, a unique ...

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RakFond Announces a New Competition of Research Projects in Radiation Therapy

Today, on World Cancer Day, the Foundation for Cancer Research Support opens applications submission to the competition of research projects in radiation therapy in oncology.

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NEWS OF THE XXIII RUSSIAN ONCOLOGY CONGRESS

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В первый день XXIII Российского онкологического конгресса РакФонд и Российское общество клинической онкологии провели совместный мастер-класс, посвященный клиническим исследованиям в онкологии

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RAKFOND AND RUSSCO AWARD FOR THE BEST RESEARCH

Today, November 12, at the opening ceremony of the XXIII Russian Oncology Congress, the results of the selection of the best research presented at the session “Russian Research Results” were announced.

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NEWS OF THE ESMO 2019 CONGRESS: ONCOGYNECOLOGY AND BREAST CANCER TREATMENT

By Alexey Rumyantsev, MD, Department of Chemotherapy and Clinical Oncology, N.N. Blokhin National Medical Research Center of Oncology In September 2019, the annual congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) was held in Barcelona. This is the largest European conference in oncology, where the results of the studies, which could make an impact on clinical practice of cancer treatment in the very near future, were presented. During the first presidential symposium, the results of three large randomized trials on maintenance therapy with PARP inhibit...

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The 2019 Nobel Prize Laureates in Physiology or Medicine

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The announcement of the 2019 Nobel Prize laureates started on October 7, 2019. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” 

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