A UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher and his partners describe the design and engineering of the new bioluminescent imaging tool called the "LumiFluor" in a study published in the journal Cancer Research.
October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Each year more than 200,000 women get breast cancer and over 40,000 die from the disease. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports breast cancer as: The most common cancer in women, excluding some kinds of skin cancers, no matter your race or ethnicity. Show More Summary
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The genetic makeup of colon cancer tumors and survival rates for patients with the disease differ by race, according to a study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, published in the October 2015 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. “These findings put the issue of race more prominently […]
A UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher is a co-investigator with Sunnyvale, Calif.,-based InSilixa Inc. for the development of a rapid oral HPV test.
For now, first responders who rushed to the World Trade Center after the 2001 terrorist attacks, worked for weeks and now suffer from illnesses like pulmonary disease and cancers will still be able to get their health care. While Congress...Show More Summary
Using pieces of human tumors grafted into mice, a team led by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers and their colleagues from the University of Torino has identified new mutations in six genes related to drug resistance and sensitivity in late-stage colorectal cancer.
IN this week's CMO of the Week column, Drew Neisser speaks with Alicia Jansen, Associate Vice President of Marketing at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, to discuss her career and how Jansen approaches her role.
Cornell University, in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), is opening a new $10 million Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence that brings together scientists, engineers, biologists and physicians to develop and translate new cancer care applications based on nanotechnology.
Craig B. Thompson leads one of the country's most prestigious cancer hospitals, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. But noticeably absent from his online biographical sketch is his position as a director of one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies, Merck, where over the past four years, he's received more than $1 million to serve on […]
Cowboys for Cancer Research and the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center will continue their 33-year tradition with this year's annual fundraiser.
In an unprecedented survey of more than 400 oncologists at 40 leading cancer centers, nearly half said they had been taught to identify wealthy patients who might be prospective donors.
A collaborative program aimed at reducing the burden of cancer among Hispanic/Latinos in San Diego and Imperial counties through research and community outreach has received a $13 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. Show More Summary
Henry Ford Health System plans to build a $110 million cancer center as part of a $500 million expansion and neighborhood improvement initiative on 300 acres in Detroit, marking another key development in the city's revitalization and growth.
To: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services:News reports say you will soon make a final decision about paying doctors and other providers who talk to their patients about end-of-life planning, I have a fatal form of breast cancer, and I’d like to tell you how such conversations have allowed me to survive, and live well, in the five years since my diagnosis.Read full article >>
Doug Kendall, who founded the Constitutional Accountability Center seven years ago and built it into an influential counterweight to conservative legal thinking, died on Sept. 26 at age 51. The cause was colon cancer, according to an announcement by the Washington-based organization.
Over the weekend, I was shocked and saddened to learn that Doug Kendall, founder and president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, had died from complications of colon cancer. I knew that Doug had had some health problems earlier...Show More Summary
An international team of cancer researchers that included UT Southwestern Medical Center physicians announced "game-changing results" using the immunotherapy drug nivolumab to treat certain lung cancers that failed to respond to first-line therapies.
The Laboratory of Personalized Genomic Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has been granted full approval by the New York State Department of Health for the Columbia Combined Cancer Panel, (CCCP).
The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center's application for renewal of a major five-year, federal grant earned an "exceptional" rating from the National Cancer Institute. The rating is the highest that a cancer center can earn for the application.
UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers are investigating whether an injectable, biodegradable gel can reduce potential side effects from extreme high-dose radiation treatments for prostate cancer.