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Mutations in Donors’ Stem Cells May Cause Problems for Cancer Patients
Mutations in Donors’ Stem Cells May Cause Problems for Cancer Patients
Washington University in St. Louis | Jan 15, 2020
Heart problems, graft-versus-host disease are concerns
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Multimodal Genomic Analyses Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Patients
Multimodal Genomic Analyses Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Patients
Johns Hopkins Medicine | Jan 15, 2020
Immune checkpoint inhibitors are transforming the field of cancer therapeutics, but their successes are limited by the lack of biomarkers that identify patients most likely to respond
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Researchers Identify New Therapeutic Target for Colorectal Cancer
Researchers Identify New Therapeutic Target for Colorectal Cancer
Rockefeller University Press | Jan 1, 2020
Finding may help researchers develop new therapies that reduce the growth of colorectal cancers caused by mutations in APC
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Scientists Discover a New Mechanism in Childhood Kidney Cancer
Scientists Discover a New Mechanism in Childhood Kidney Cancer
The Rockefeller University | Dec 19, 2019
The findings open up new treatment possibilities for the disease, which is currently treated by surgery and chemotherapy
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BCMA-Targeted Immunotherapy Can Lead to Durable Responses in Multiple Myeloma
BCMA-Targeted Immunotherapy Can Lead to Durable Responses in Multiple Myeloma
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | Dec 18, 2019
Randomized trial shows benefit of belantamab mafodotin in relapsed/refractory patients
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Ultrasound Blasts Potent Glioblastoma Drug into Brain Tumor
Ultrasound Blasts Potent Glioblastoma Drug into Brain Tumor
Northwestern University | Dec 16, 2019
Treatment successfully delivers drug across the blood-brain barrier directly to brain tumor in mice
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Cancer Treatment for Patients with HIV
Cancer Treatment for Patients with HIV
JAMA Oncology | Dec 6, 2019
Observational study focuses on how cancer treatments were associated with two important clinical measures and risk of death in nearly 200 patients with HIV and cancer
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'Virtual Biopsy' Allows Doctors to Accurately Diagnose Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
'Virtual Biopsy' Allows Doctors to Accurately Diagnose Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | Dec 5, 2019
New method  means doctors can eliminate precancerous cysts and potentially save lives 
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Olaparib Becomes First Gene-Targeted Medicine to Show Benefits in Prostate Cancer
Olaparib Becomes First Gene-Targeted Medicine to Show Benefits in Prostate Cancer
Institute of Cancer Research | Dec 4, 2019
The phase II trial found that over 80 percent of men with prostate cancer whose tumors had mutations in the BRCA genes responded well to treatment with the targeted drug olaparib
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Prostate Cancer 'Super Responders' Live for 2 Years on Immunotherapy
Prostate Cancer 'Super Responders' Live for 2 Years on Immunotherapy
Institute of Cancer Research | Dec 2, 2019
Recent study finds that one in 20 men with end-stage prostate cancer responded to the immunotherapy pembrolizumab