Orchestra per la Vita Onlus
Leda Berto (President)
Orchestra per la Vita Onlus has supported the Epithelioid Sarcoma research at the National Cancer Research center (IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori ) in Milan during the last 5 years with a cumulative donation of more than 60.000 EUR. Here the major achievements:
- “Anthracycline, Gemcitabine, and Pazopanib in Epithelioid Sarcoma: A Multi-institutional Case Series”, JAMA Oncol. 2018 Sep 1;4(9):e180219) (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29800950).
- Comparative Assessment of Antitumor Effects and Autophagy Induction as a Resistance Mechanism by Cytotoxics and EZH2 Inhibition in INI1-Negative Epithelioid Sarcoma Patient-Derived Xenograft (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6678245/)
- a retrospective study is ongoing (with the collaboration of the Italian Sarcoma Group);
- a specific study on potential drugs is on going and fully funded (30.000 EUR) at CROB (Cancer Research Center Basilicat ).