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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 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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VIDEO: Liquid biopsy technology a ‘major advance’ but still requires validation

May 5, 2016
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2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

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Optimizing the Use of Targeted Therapy in Advanced Melanoma: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

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Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Historically, treatment options have been limited for patients with…
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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…

Imaging Analysis

A 45-year-old woman with pulmonary venous metastasis from uterine leiomyosarcoma

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2016
Ajit Karambelkar, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD, FACNM
A 45-year-old woman reported she had experienced bloating and felt lower abdominal pressure for the past 3 months. Ultrasound showed a large uterine…

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VIDEO: Immunotherapy shows ‘glimmer of hope’ for certain sarcoma subtypes

June 24, 2016
CHICAGO — Gary K. Schwartz, MD, chief of hematology and oncology at Columbia University Medical Center, evaluates how immunotherapy can treat…

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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…

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VIDEO: Therapies for sarcoma show promise, but more research needed

June 22, 2016
The use of NY-ESO-1-specific T cells for the treatment of synovial sarcoma and myxoid/round-cell liposarcoma demonstrated evidence of clinical…

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