American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

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Ten takeaways from the AACR Annual Meeting

April 14, 2017
This year’s American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting — titled “Research Propelling Cancer Prevention and…
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Nivolumab plus ipilimumab improves OS in advanced melanoma

April 13, 2017
The combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab improved OS among patients with advanced melanoma compared with either treatment alone, according to…
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Avelumab yields durable response at 1 year for advanced Merkel cell carcinoma

April 11, 2017
Avelumab conferred longer durable responses among patients with advanced chemotherapy-refractory Merkel cell carcinoma, according to updated results…
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Rice bran, navy beans boost gut microbiome, slow CRC cell growth

April 11, 2017
Higher dietary intake of rice bran and navy beans resulted in changes to the gut microbiome and reduced colorectal cancer cell growth in colorectal…
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Genetic predisposition for subsequent neoplasms common in pediatric cancer survivors

April 7, 2017
Twelve percent of childhood cancer survivors harbored mutations that significantly increased their risk for developing subsequent neoplasms…
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Less sleep may increase risk for death in younger men with prostate cancer

April 7, 2017
Younger men with prostate cancer had a significantly higher risk for death of the disease if they slept less than 7 hours per night, according to…
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Low-dose aspirin reduces risk for many cancers

April 6, 2017
Adults who take low-dose aspirin over an extended period of time demonstrated lower mortality from many cancers, including breast cancer, prostate…
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Indoximod plus pembrolizumab prompts response in advanced melanoma

April 6, 2017
The addition of investigational immunotherapy indoximod to pembrolizumab conferred superior response rates in patients with advanced melanoma…
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Addition of Optune device to temozolomide improves OS in glioblastoma

April 5, 2017
A wearable medical device designed to deliver alternating electrical fields administered in addition to temozolomide chemotherapy improved survival…
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Incidence of certain cancers expected to decline among HIV–positive individuals

April 5, 2017
The burden of cancer in HIV–positive patients is projected to decrease by 2030, mostly driven by declines in non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Kaposi…

Meeting Calendar

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

April 1, 2017 - April 5, 2017

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