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Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders appoints director

August 2, 2015

Stephen L. Lessnick, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Lessnick will lead a team of pediatric researchers dedicated to the understanding of how childhood cancer develops, as well as the quest to improve diagnostic strategies and treatments.

Josep Tabernero, MD, PhD Association News

ESMO announces 2018 2019 president

August 1, 2015
Josep Tabernero, MD, PhD, will serve as president of the European Society for Medical Oncology in 2018-2019.Tabernero is head of the medical oncology department at Vall…

Persistent HPV16 DNA in oral rinses predicts oropharyngeal cancer recurrence

July 31, 2015
The presence of HPV type 16 DNA in oral rinses following treatment for HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer corresponded with poor prognosis and may serve as a potential…
Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD In the Journals

Blood particles may help detect early-stage pancreatic cancer

July 31, 2015
Glypicin-1 circulating exosomes may serve as a biomarker for the non-invasive detection for early-stage pancreatic cancer, according to study results.The detection of…
Darren Mays, PhD, MPH

Indoor tanning declines, but more melanoma prevention efforts urgently needed

July 31, 2015
Melanoma rates in the United States doubled between 1982 and 2011, according to a CDC report.“The sobering news is that, in 2011, there were more than 65,000 cases…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

The Patient with Melanoma

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with melanoma.
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VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs

VIDEO: 'Care paths' may help manage rising cancer costs

June 19, 2015
CHICAGO — Brian Bolwell, MD, chairman of Taussig Cancer Institute at Cleveland Clinic, discusses an abstract on…
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Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC

Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC

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Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for…
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