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Biden: A decade’s worth of cancer research possible in half the time

Biden: A decade’s worth of cancer research possible in half the time
June 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Fox Chase Cancer Center today hosted a Regional Cancer Moonshot Summit in conjunction with the National Cancer Moonshot Summit held in Washington, D.C., marking the first time that stakeholders representing all cancer types convened under one national charge.

President Barack Obama announced the launch of the national cancer moonshot initiative during his State of the Union address in January. Vice President Joe Biden — whose son, Beau, died of glioblastoma multiforme last summer — is leading the effort.

AACR president: ‘Full spectrum’ of cancer research must remain priority

June 29, 2016
Nancy E. Davidson, MD, director of University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, took over as president of the American Association for Cancer Research this spring…

FDA’s cancer drug director to lead Oncology Center of Excellence

June 29, 2016
Richard Pazdur, MD, director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation, has been named acting director of the…

Eight updates about how lifestyle affects cancer risk, outcomes

June 27, 2016
Lifestyle choices can contribute considerably to a person’s cancer risk, as well the outcomes they achieve after they are diagnosed with a malignancy. …
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The Patient with Multiple Ecchymoses

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Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia is a rare, inherited bleeding disorder that results from a mutation in αIIbß3, an integrin…
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VIDEO: Diabetes, obesity associated with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

June 22, 2016
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The Patient with Severe Leukocytosis

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Currently five tyrosine kinase inhibitors are available for use in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)…
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Biden: A decade’s worth of cancer research possible in half the time

June 29, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Fox Chase Cancer Center today hosted a Regional Cancer Moonshot Summit in conjunction with the National Cancer Moonshot Summit…

AACR president: ‘Full spectrum’ of cancer research must remain priority

June 29, 2016
Nancy E. Davidson, MD, director of University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, took over as president of the American Association for Cancer Research…

FDA’s cancer drug director to lead Oncology Center of Excellence

June 29, 2016
Richard Pazdur, MD, director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation, has been named acting…

Eight updates about how lifestyle affects cancer risk, outcomes

June 27, 2016
Lifestyle choices can contribute considerably to a person’s cancer risk, as well the outcomes they achieve after they are diagnosed with a…

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VIDEO: Toxicities related to immune therapies ‘unpredictable’ but ‘manageable’

June 23, 2016
James P. Allison, PhD, chair of the department of immunology and executive director of the immunotherapy platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center in…

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VIDEO: Merge of immunotherapy, genomics lead to personalized treatment

June 23, 2016
CHICAGO — Candace Johnson, PhD, president and CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, discusses how research in immunotherapy and genomics can…

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VIDEO: Diabetes, obesity associated with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

June 22, 2016
CHICAGO — Dawn L. Hershman, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, reviews study results that…

In the Journals

Early decline in sexual functioning common among male pediatric ALL survivors

June 21, 2016
Long-term male survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia experienced poorer sexual functioning compared with healthy men, according to…

Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s named best hospital for pediatric cancer

June 21, 2016
Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has retained its distinction as the nation’s No. 1 pediatric cancer…

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MRD levels can identify appropriate therapy for children with ALL

June 20, 2016
Pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and undetectable minimal residual disease levels can safely receive lower-dose chemotherapy…

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