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Survival differences seen for advanced-stage laryngeal cancer

The five-year survival rate for advanced-stage laryngeal cancer was higher than national levels in a small study at a single academic center performing a high rate of surgical therapy, including a total laryngectomy (removal of the voice...Show More Summary

November Tip Sheet from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

The November tip sheet from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center includes story ideas pertaining to ALS Research, Ovarian Cancer, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and more.

Bride Held Wedding At The Cancer Hospital So Her Terminally Ill Mom Could Attend!

You're going to want to stock up on some Kleenexes right about now. One Texas bride-to-be rescheduled her wedding so that her mom, who was struggling in MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, could attend her wedding. That's right, Cathryn Copeland and Conner Wood moved their wedding ceremony to the hospital just so her mom Janet could [...]

Johns Hopkins scientists link gene to tamoxifen-resistant breast cancers

After mining the genetic records of thousands of breast cancer patients, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have identified a gene whose presence may explain why some breast cancers are resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used hormone treatment generally used after surgery, radiation and other chemotherapy. read more

"Dramatic" Early Phase 1 Results for AG-120 in IDH1 Mutated AML

University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows "extremely promising" early phase 1 clinical trial results for the investigational drug AG-120 against the subset of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) harboring mutations in the gene IDH.

Eight MD Anderson Faculty Named as AAAS Fellows

Their responsibilities may range from exploring the intricacies of biostatistics to bringing new drugs more rapidly to the patient, but eight faculty members from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center all share one honor - being named as Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Paul Simon playing cancer research benefit in NYC w/ James Taylor, Bobby McFerrin & more

Paul Simon leads a lineup of other musicians including James Taylor, Bobby McFerrin and other unannounced guests who will be playing a cancer research benefit in NYC on January 20 in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's...

Quitting Cigarettes Tougher for Heavy-Drinking Smokers, but Phone Counseling Can Help

Smokers who drink heavily have a tougher time quitting cigarettes than smokers who drink moderately or not at all. However, a multi-center study led by researchers in Yale Cancer Center and Yale School of Medicine found that modifying tobacco-oriented telephone counseling to help hazardous drinkers can help them quit smoking.

Duke vs. Stanford: Score, Twitter Reaction from Coaches vs. Cancer Classic 2014

The AP fourth-ranked Duke Blue Devils lived up to their gaudy early-season standing on Saturday, defeating Stanford 70-59 in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic championship at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Even though the Cardinal aren'tShow More Summary

Duke vs. Stanford: Score and Analysis for Coaches vs. Cancer Classic 2014

After taking care of business Friday at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, Duke and Stanford are set for a showdown at Barclays Center. The game is set to tip at 9:30 p.m. ET. The fourth-ranked Blue Devils defeated Temple by 20 points three...Show More Summary

Duke vs. Temple: Live Score and Highlights for Coaches vs. Cancer Classic 2014

It wasn ’t pretty, but the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils pulled away in the second half for a 74-54 victory over Temple on Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. With the win, the Blue Devils advance to the final of the Coaches vs. Show More Summary

Duke vs. Temple: Score and Twitter Reaction from Coaches vs. Cancer Classic 2014

The No. 4 Duke Blue Devils were far from their best on Friday and had to overcome a poor shooting night to beat the Temple Owls, 74-54, in the semifinals of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic inside the Barclays Center. Despite winning by 20 points, Duke was far from dominant for most of the game. Show More Summary

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Went From Cancer Patient To Cancer Research Assistant

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Hodgkin’s lymphoma inspired me to go back to school for my MSW degree and work in the cancer center where I was treated.

2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic: Previews, Predictions for Early-Season Matchups

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, makes a great setting for four respected college basketball programs playing games for a cause at the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. Duke, Temple, Stanford and UNLV will take the court onShow More Summary

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Use Evolutionary Principles to Model Cancer Mutations, Discover Potential Therapeutic Targets

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are taking a unique approach to understanding and investigating cancer by utilizing evolutionary principles and computational modeling to examine the role of specific genetic mutations in the Darwinian struggle among tumor and normal cells during cancer growth.

Moffitt researchers use evolutionary principles to model cancer mutations

TAMPA, Fla. - Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are taking a unique approach to understanding and investigating cancer by utilizing evolutionary principles and computational modeling to examine the role of specific genetic mutations in the Darwinian struggle among tumor and normal cells during cancer growth. read more

Art to Beat Cancer Features More Than 60 Works of Art

Art to Beat Cancer benefits the University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care Receives Avon Foundation Grant to Support Its B.O.L.D. Buddies

Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care and the NCI-designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center announced receipt of a $100,000 grant from the Avon Foundation to support the Bronx Oncology Living Daily Buddy Patient Navigation Progr...

New ‘Hutch’ Director Aims To Push Toward Cancer Cures Based On The Immune System

 This morning, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, a hotbed for the development of new treatments that harness the immune system against cancer, is announcing that it has hired former Merck cancer research boss Gary Gilliland as its next director. “I’m really excited about this,” said Gilliland, 60, in an interview yesterday. “Immunotherapeutic […]

Memorial Sloan Kettering Team Makes Key Discovery in Understanding Immunotherapy's Successes--and Its Failures

A collaborative team of leaders in the field of cancer immunology from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has made a key discovery that advances the understanding of why some patients respond to ipilimumab, an immunotherapy drug, while others do not.

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