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Where are the TV ads to “educate” patients about the negative Opdivo lung cancer trial?

Harold DeMonaco is a visiting scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a long-time contributor to HealthNewsReview.org.  He has formerly served as the Director of the Innovation Support Center, the Director of Drug Therapy...Show More Summary

Radiologists detect breast cancer in 'blink of an eye'

A new study by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital in collaboration with researchers at the University of York and Leeds in the UK and MD Andersen Cancer Center in Texas puts to the test anecdotes about experienced radiologists' ability to sense when a mammogram is abnormal. Show More Summary

Molecular switch may sensitize triple-negative breast cancers to immunotherapy

Previous studies at the University of Colorado Cancer Center show that the experimental drug AMPI-109 potently kills triple-negative breast cancer cells. But even the most compelling evidence of cell death in a dish isn't enough to push...Show More Summary

Study Uncovers Molecular Switch That May Sensitize Triple-Negative Breast Cancers to Immunotherapy

University of Colorado Cancer Center investigators unpack the mechanism of investigational drug, AMPI-109, showing its inactivation of PRL-3 flips an important switch on triple-negative breast cancer.

Scripps Health and MD Anderson Cancer Center Announce Partnership to Create Clinically Integrated Cancer Program

Scripps Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have reached a partnership agreement to create Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center, a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer care program in San Diego that will provide adult cancer patients greater access to the most advanced oncology care available throughout Southern California.

WBO, Sammy Valentin and All Star Boxing make Donation in Tampa

Photos: All Star Boxing As part of the global program WBO Kids Drug Free the organization joined forces with All Star Boxing, Inc and undefeated prospect “Hurricane” Sammy Valentin to pay a visit to the Children Cancer Center in Tampa, … Continue reading ? The post WBO, Sammy Valentin and All Star Boxing make Donation in Tampa appeared first on Boxing News.

Researchers Find a New Way to Identify and Target Malignant Aging in Leukemia

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have identified RNA-based biomarkers that distinguish between normal, aging hematopoietic stem cells and leukemia stem cells associated with...Show More Summary

German practitioner suspected of killing patients with experimental drug

BERLIN (Reuters) - The head of an alternative cancer treatment center in Germany is under investigation after three patients died there in suspicious circumstances, German prosecutors said on Friday.

Discovery of a novel Wnt inhibitor with potential to eradicate colorectal cancer stem cells

A team including the National Cancer Center (NCC) (Tokyo, Japan), the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies (CLST) (Yokohama, Japan), and Carna Biosciences Inc. (Kobe, Japan) has jointly announced the development of a novel small-molecule Wnt inhibitor named NCB-0846. Show More Summary

Researchers question process for reviewing coverage of 'off label' cancer drug use

CHAPEL HILL - A group of University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers is calling for an overhaul of the process that determines which cancer drugs used off-label -- or beyond their approved use -- are reimbursed by federally-funded health insurance in the United States. read more

In Sub-Saharan Africa, Cancer Can Be an Infectious Disease

University of Colorado Cancer Center researcher shows that women who contract malaria while pregnant may have children with an increased risk of Burkitt's lymphoma.

Researchers question process for reviewing coverage of 'off label' cancer drug use

Physician-researchers have raised concerns that there are inconsistencies between the five reference guides, or compendia, that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services uses to determine which drugs it will reimburse for off-label uses in cancer care.

MD Anderson Plans Free Making Cancer History(r) Seminar in Atlanta

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center presents it Making Cancer History(r) Seminar, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Rd. NE. MD Anderson cancer experts will discuss...Show More Summary

Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers discovered new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung cancer. read m...

Breast cancer patient beaten to death on way to treatment center

5 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Shannon Vincel was waiting outside a hospital residence for a shuttle to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Illinois when she was struck on the head by an unknown suspect

Researchers Question Process for Reviewing Coverage of 'Off Label' Cancer Drug Use

In a paper published online by the Journal of the American Medical Association, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center physician-researchers raised concerns that there are inconsistencies between the five reference guides, or compendia, that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services uses to determine which drugs it will reimburse for off-label uses in cancer care.

Study Finds Links Between Physicians Setting Cancer Care Guidelines and Drug Industry

University of North Carolina LIneberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers say the finding of a high prevalence of financial relationships among authors who helped develop a leading set of cancer care guidelines in the United States lays the foundation for future studies looking at whether payments influenced clinical practice or guideline recommendations.

Cancer now beats heart disease as top cause of death in 22 U.S. states

6 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

A new report out today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says cancer is now the leading cause of death in California and 21 other states, surpassing heart disease. Back in the early 2000s, only Alaska and MinnesotaShow More Summary

Helping Children with Blood Disorders 'Navigate' Their Care

Thanks to a two-year, $70,000 commitment from Embrace Kids Foundation, the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center housed at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is expanding to include a Pediatric Sickle Cell and Hemoglobinopathies Nurse Navigator position.

In many states, some groups of Americans, cancer is now the No. 1 killer

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in California and 21 other states, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That total is in stark contrast to the situation at the start of this century, when only two states — Alaska and Minnesota...

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