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VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, deputy director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute and executive director of the institute’s Center for Immunotherapy, spoke to HemOnc Today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting about advances in the use of immunotherapy for cancer treatment.

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Maternal birthplace may affect offspring cancer risk

April 29, 2016
The children of Hispanic mothers born outside the United States appeared to have reduced risk for several cancers, including glioma, astrocytoma, neuroblastoma and…
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Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter published in JAMA
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Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment disorder —…
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016
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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease…
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VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, deputy director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute and executive director of the…
In the Journals

Maternal birthplace may affect offspring cancer risk

April 29, 2016
The children of Hispanic mothers born outside the United States appeared to have reduced risk for several cancers, including glioma, astrocytoma…
In the Journals

Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter…
In the Journals

Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment…
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VIDEO: CAR-T cell therapy may target EGFR variant III in glioblastoma

April 26, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Marcela V. Maus, MD, PhD, director of cellular immunotherapy at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, spoke with HemOnc
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Childhood cancer survivors report feeling older than actual age

April 25, 2016
The overall health-related quality of life of young adult survivors of childhood cancer resembled that of middle-aged adults, according to a brief…

Physician–author passionate about listening to patients’ stories, telling his own

April 22, 2016
C. Dale Young, MD, practices radiation oncology at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, California, and at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San…
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Biden: Realignment of research incentives key to cancer moonshot initiative

April 20, 2016
A redesign of the cancer research enterprise is necessary to accelerate advances and achieve 10 years’ worth of progress in 5 years, Vice…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsies valuable but will not eliminate need to assess tumor tissue

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Filip Janku, MD, PhD, medical oncologist at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, spoke to HemOnc Today about the…
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AACR presents several scientific awards

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS The American Association for Cancer Research will recognize several clinicians and researchers during its annual meeting. Sir
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