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Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials
Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials
University of British Columbia | Aug 19, 2019
Recently published research raises concerns about the effectiveness of cancer drugs in some patients, especially since genetic differences may affect how well a patient responds to a drug
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Cancer Tissue-Freezing Approach May Help More Breast Cancer Patients in Lower Income Countries
Cancer Tissue-Freezing Approach May Help More Breast Cancer Patients in Lower Income Countries
Johns Hopkins University | Jul 16, 2019
New reusable device uses carbon dioxide to power a cancer tissue-freezing probe instead of industry-standard argon
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Pediatric Cancers: Towards More Targeted Therapy
Pediatric Cancers: Towards More Targeted Therapy
Université catholique de Louvain | Jul 9, 2019
Research team's goal is to target cancer cells and safeguard the rest of the body, by forcing telomeres to shorten and thus prevent them from dividing
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Drug Improves Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Drug Improves Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Northwestern University | Oct 25, 2018
New treatment option for patients who no longer respond to hormone therapy
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2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Nobel Foundation | Oct 3, 2018
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is being awarded jointly to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation
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DFMO Increases Survival for Children with High Risk Neuroblastoma
DFMO Increases Survival for Children with High Risk Neuroblastoma
Spectrum Health | Oct 2, 2018
First study shown to improve the nearly 50 percent rate of relapse in children with high-risk neuroblastoma
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Scientists Have Developed an Effective Marker for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy
Scientists Have Developed an Effective Marker for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy
National University of Science and Technology MISIS | Aug 28, 2018
A research group has developed a system that allows doctors to both improve the accuracy of diagnosing malignant cells and to provide additional opportunities for cancer treatment
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Simple Test Could Identify Bladder Cancer Patients Who Won't Respond to Immunotherapy
Simple Test Could Identify Bladder Cancer Patients Who Won't Respond to Immunotherapy
University of Sussex | Aug 24, 2018
This could potentially save months of unnecessary and ineffective treatment
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New RNA, DNA-Sequencing Platform Matches Thousands of Drugs to Late-Stage Cancer Patients
New RNA, DNA-Sequencing Platform Matches Thousands of Drugs to Late-Stage Cancer Patients
Mount Sinai Hospital | Aug 14, 2018
A comprehensive RNA and DNA sequencing platform benefits late-stage and drug-resistant multiple myeloma patients by determining which drugs would work best for them
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A Targeted Approach to Treating Glioma
A Targeted Approach to Treating Glioma
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Aug 10, 2018
With a new method, surgeons would remove a tumor, then implant microparticles that attack the remaining cancer cells