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Annual URCC NCORP RB Meeting 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jim   
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 10:49

The annual URCC NCORP Research Base meeting for 2017 will be held Friday, Sept 8, 2017 - Saturday, Sept 9, 2017. We will meet all day Friday and Saturday morning as in the past. There will also be coordinators session Thursday night. The location is the same as last year, the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 10:56
URCC NCORP Research Base Holiday Hours PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sebastien Estaque   
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 10:45

There will be no URCC staff available during the times when the URCC NCORP Research Base is closed. Our website, including online registration, will be accessible. New this year is that the URCC will be closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s.

We wish you all a happy and safe holiday season.

Closed: Wednesday, November 23, at 12:00 Noon
Reopen: Monday, November 28.

Christmas & New Year’s
Closed: Friday, December 23
Reopen: Tuesday, January 3

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 10:48
2016 Annual Research Base Meeting Presentations PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jim   
Friday, 16 September 2016 09:20
Friday and Saturday presentations are now available for you to download under "Annual Research Base Meeting" in the main menu. You will need to be logged in to download the files.
2016 Annual Meeting Registration PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jacque Lindke   
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:39

Registration is now open for the URCC NCORP Research Base annual meeting September 9 and 10. Registration and
meeting information are available on our website by clicking on the Annual Research Base Meeting link in the main
menu. There you will find general information, a rough itinerary, and registration form.

We welcome new research ideas from our NCORP affiliates. If anyone at your NCORP has an idea that they would like
to see developed into a URCC NCORP Research Base study, they should complete the Pilot-Concept-Protocol Outline
form that is also located in the Annual Meeting section of our website. Investigators here at the Research Base are
available to assist any NCORP investigators in developing their idea, as well as to complete this form. Forward
completed forms back to me and we will include these ideas and/or concepts in the discussions.

This communication has been send through our URCC NCORP Mailing list. You may want to forward this information
to other investigators and staff at your NCORP who are involved in URCC research in the event that they have not
subscribed to the the distribution list.

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to Rochester for our annual meeting.

Please contact the research base if you have any questions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:49
August 2016 Accruals PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sebastien Estaque   
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 07:32

You accrued 52 new subjects in August 2016.

TOP ACCRUER was Heartland with 2new subjects.

Click the "Read More..." link to see the site-specific accruals 
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 07:36
URCC at ACSO - Chemotherapy and Exercise: The Right Dose of Workout Helps Side Effects PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sebastien Estaque   
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 15:00
Researchers at the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute discovered something simple and inexpensive to reduce neuropathy in hands and feet due to chemotherapy—exercise.

The study, involving more than 300 cancer patients, is to be
presented this weekend and honored as a “Best of ASCO” among 5,800 abstracts at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists, the 
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting 2016.  More than a dozen other Wilmot scientists also were
invited to present data at the meeting.

Investigators for the exercise study directly compared the
neuropathic symptoms in non-exercisers to the pain among
patients who took part in a specialized six-week walking routine
with gentle, resistance-band training at home. 

Read more hereChemotherapy and Exercise - The Right Dose of Workout Helps Side Effects  

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 June 2016 15:13
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