• Welcome to the Ruesch Center

    Molecular Medicine, Translational Research, Patient-Centered Care

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  • Patient-Centered Care

    Learn how nurse navigators can play an integral role in the delivery of your cancer care

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  • Ruesch Teams up with Caris Life Sciences

    Caris Life Sciences Appoints John Marshall M.D. as Chairman of the Caris Centers of Excellence for Precision Medicine Network

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  • Medscape Editorial Collaboration

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  • State of GI Cancer Briefing

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NEWS

Ruesch Center Oncologists Interviewed in Medscape's "Advances in GI Cancer: 2014"
December 19th, 2014

Commentary on the latest advances in Gastric Cancer, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Colorectal Cancer  Learn More


Medscape Coverage of the Ruesch Symposium - Immunotherapy for GI Cancers: 'More Work to Be Done'
December 12th, 2014

There has been some resistance to the idea of immunotherapy for gastrointestinal cancers. Although early clinical trials have shown clear benefits in patients with pancreatic gastric and colorectal cancers, it "has not been at the same percentage, if you will, as has been seen in the low-lying fruit—kidney cancer, melanoma, and lung cancer," John Marshall, MD told Medscape Medical News.  Learn More


Ruesch Symposium Explores Cancer Immunotherapy and Personalized Medicine 
December 4, 5 & 6 2014

2014 Ruesch Center Symposium Overview 

Video RecapSpeaker Bios and Powerpoint Slides


 

Dr. Marshall Explains Biomarker Testing in Colorectal Cancer Patients
October 21st, 2014

Biomarker tests help determine which drugs will and will not work. All stage IV colon and rectal cancer survivors should receive KRAS testing. Hear the story of John, a stage IV colon cancer survivor Learn More


 

The Promise and Perils of Genomic Medicine
September 1st, 2014

Kevin Fitzgerald, SJ, PhD, an associate professor at Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center and the Dr. David P. Lauler Chair for Catholic Health Care Ethics, touches on the ethical issues in personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, human cloning research, stem cell research, and genetic testing. Learn More

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