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Wistar Institute executive receives professorship

Wistar Institute executive receives professorship
June 25, 2016

David B. Weiner, PhD, executive vice president of The Wistar Institute and director of The Wistar Institute Vaccine Center, has received the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust professorship for cancer research.

Weiner has contributed to achievements in DNA vaccine development with more than 30 years of research in tumor, immunology and vaccine creation.

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Cancer and the world economy (Please read this, Vice President Biden!)

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Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD
I was interested to see a report in TheLancet noting that there was a significant spike in cancer deaths associated with the financial crash from 2008 to 2010. On a…
Commentary

The denominator problem in clinical oncology

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2016
William Wood, MD
I have a fairly typical academic oncology practice. As a bone marrow transplant physician, I primarily see patients who have acute or chronic leukemia, lymphoma or…
In the Journals

Receipt of pharmaceutical industry-sponsored meal associated with increased prescription rate

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Recent findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that receipt of a pharmaceutical industry-sponsored meal was associated with increased prescription rates by…

Wistar Institute executive receives professorship

June 25, 2016
David B. Weiner, PhD, executive vice president of The Wistar Institute and director of The Wistar Institute Vaccine Center, has received the W.W…

Editorial

Cancer and the world economy (Please read this, Vice President Biden!)

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2016
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD
I was interested to see a report in TheLancet noting that there was a significant spike in cancer deaths associated with the financial crash from…

Commentary

The denominator problem in clinical oncology

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2016
William Wood, MD
I have a fairly typical academic oncology practice. As a bone marrow transplant physician, I primarily see patients who have acute or chronic…

In the Journals

Receipt of pharmaceutical industry-sponsored meal associated with increased prescription rate

June 23, 2016
Recent findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that receipt of a pharmaceutical industry-sponsored meal was associated with increased…

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

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VIDEO: Merge of immunotherapy, genomics lead to personalized treatment

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Americans spent over $30 billion on complementary health approaches in 2012

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An analysis of survey data found that adults and children in the United States spent $28.3 billion and $1.9 billion, respectively, out-of-pocket on…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

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

Higher intake of whole grains may reduce risk for CVD mortality

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Whole grain consumption is associated with reduced risk for all-cause mortality, death from CVD and death from cancer, according to study data…

Rutgers Cancer Institute names program director

June 18, 2016
Firas Eladoumikdachi, MD, FACS, assistant professor of surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has been named program director at…

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