Endometrial cancer expert Ghadir Salame, MD, from NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn is helping women in the borough -- and beyond -- address this life-threatening issue through advanced treatment, including robotic-assisted surgery.
(Medical University of South Carolina) Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center have discovered a mechanism that confers resistance to drugs used to treat certain types of acute myeloid leukemia....Show More Summary
(Sanford Health/Sanford Research) Sanford Health has opened another clinical trial exploring the power of the body's immune system to fight cancer. The immunotherapy trial is focusing on colorectal cancer and involves an investigational drug Sanford is already studying as a potential therapy for other types of cancer.
New Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine guidance for preteens from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) means more Americans will be protected from cancer. The new recommendations will enable the HPV vaccine series to be delivered to children in two doses instead of three. The CDC says adolescents 11-14 can take the two-dose vaccine series. The three-dose […]
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In efforts to develop new treatments for brain cancer, scientists from Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery and the Kimmel Cancer Center's Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy report they have altered the structure of an experimental drug that seems to enhance its ability to slip through the mostly impermeable blood-brain barrier.
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) A small molecule called TASIN-1 can selectively kill cells with a mutation that is considered to be a precursor to colon cancer, while sparing related normal cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer biologists have demonstrated.
(Reuters) - Two doses of a vaccine that protects against cervical and several other types of cancer are enough for 11-to 12-year-olds, rather than the previous three-shot regimen, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...Show More Summary
(NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine) A new report on Swedish men with non-aggressive prostate cancer suggests that a lot more American men could safely choose to monitor their disease instead of seeking immediate radiation treatment or surgery.
Some anticancer agents intend to disturb the function of the p97 protein complex, which is essential for survival of cancer cells. A team of researchers of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) has now found a way to break up the p97 complex into its subunits and published their results in Nature Communications.
(Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association) Some anticancer agents intend to disturb the function of the p97 protein complex, which is essential for survival of cancer cells. A team of researchers of the...Show More Summary
(Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) A table-top device that enables medical staff to genetically manipulate a patient's blood to deliver potential new therapies for cancer, HIV and other diseases would eliminate the need for multi-million-dollar 'clean rooms,' making gene therapy more possible for even the poorest of countries.
(Reuters) - Two doses of a vaccine that protects against cervical and several other types of cancer are enough for 11-to 12-year-olds, rather than the previous three-shot regimen, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
Dr. Oscar Ruiz of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center won top honors today at the annual Nikon Small World competition with this image of a four-day-old zebrafish. The story of why he took it is as fascinating as the image. Show More Summary
(Boston University Medical Center) Black women under the age of 45 are at increased risk for an aggressive form of breast cancer [estrogen receptor (ER) negative] if they experienced a high number of pregnancies, never breast fed, and/or had higher waist-to-hip ratio. These findings appear in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, & Prevention.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced the appointment of Dr. Bruce Clurman to serve as its executive vice president and deputy director, effective Nov. 1.
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Researchers studying reproductive science identified a network of proteins often linked to cancer as also important to male fertility and the birth of healthy offspring, according to a study in the Oct. Show More Summary
MedStar Washington Hospital Center launched its "Colon Cancer Prevention in the Neighborhood" program, part of the White House's Cancer Moonshot. The program focuses on African-Americans in Washington, D.C.'s Ward 5 neighborhood, to increase early detection and prevention of colon cancer.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, about 14 million Americans become infected with HPV. Most of those infected are teenagers or young adults. A vaccine was introduced in 2006 to help prevent HPV-related cancers, but a decade later, the HPV vaccine continues to be the most underutilized childhood immunization, and especially so […]
The sculptural AGORA building will connect to an existing ISREC building on one side and sensitively respond to the surrounding landscape. Transparency is a major theme of the design, from the glazed skin that allows views inside, to the Cancer Research Center’s public level, called the agora. Show More Summary
(University of Chicago Medical Center) In response to Vice President Biden's Cancer Moonshot, representatives from government, academic, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies hope to jump-start the development of an open database for liquid biopsies. The University of Chicago will play a key role, providing data-sharing technology.