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Lung cancer expert named to NCI board

February 12, 2016

Roman Perez-Soler, MD, chairman and chief of the department of oncology at Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care, has been named to NCI’s board of scientific counselors for clinical sciences and epidemiology.

He will serve through July 31, 2020.

Senate health committee passes Next Generation Researchers Act

February 12, 2016
The Senate health committee passed the Next Generation Researchers Act (S. 2014) with bipartisan support on Tuesday, which aims to increase opportunities for young…
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Senate: Health care IT bill will ‘end unfair practices’ for patients, providers

February 12, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously recommended a measure designed to improve health care information technology.The purpose…
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Genetic testing has increased in young women with breast cancer

February 12, 2016
Most young women with breast cancer appear to undergo genetic testing for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, according to results of a cross-sectional analysis of…
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Self-reported Agent Orange exposure higher among veterans with thyroid cancer

February 11, 2016
Self-reported Agent Orange exposure was more prevalent among patients with thyroid cancer compared with the overall national Veterans Affairs patient population, study…
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The Patient with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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The management of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has evolved in the past decade, as advances are made in diagnosis…
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VIDEO: Microsatellite instability predicts enhanced response to immunotherapy

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The Patient with Pancreatic Cancer

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Pancreatic cancer only accounts for 3% of cancer cases, but it is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death…
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