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NIH collaboration aims to identify, validate immunotherapy biomarkers

October 13, 2017

NIH launched the Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies, a 5-year public-private research collaboration.

The $215 million effort is part of the national cancer moonshot initiative.

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ASCO, Friends of Cancer Research: Trial eligibility criteria should ‘promote culture of inclusion’

October 2, 2017
ASCO and Friends of Cancer Research today released recommendations to broaden eligibility criteria for cancer clinical trials. These recommendations — and a…
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Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt promotes sun protection, skin cancer awareness

September 28, 2017
Mike Schmidt, a Major League Baseball Hall of Famer who played 17 seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies, received a stage III melanoma diagnosis in 2013. The disease…
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Undiagnosed depression common among patients with cancer

September 28, 2017
Forty percent of adults at an urban cancer center received a diagnosis of depression, according to a study presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology…
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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Advanced Bladder Cancer: Applying Clinical Advances and Elucidating Best Practices

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co, Inc.

Advances in immunology and the advent of immune checkpoint blockade inhibition for advanced bladder cancer are poised…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsy technology a ‘major advance’ but still requires validation

May 5, 2016
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European Society for Medical Oncology Congress

European Society for Medical Oncology Congress

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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Advanced Melanoma: Clinical Updates and Multidisciplinary Strategies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Incidence rates of melanoma in the United States continue to rise, with an estimated 87,110 new cases being diagnosed…
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