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Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients

Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients
June 26, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, PhD, launched the Biden Cancer Initiative today.

The venture is intended to further progress in cancer prevention, detection, treatment and care, while reducing disparities in patient outcomes.

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Women who survived cancer experience chemotherapy-induced neuropathy years after treatment

June 26, 2017
Nearly half of women showed symptoms of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy years after treatment, according to a secondary analysis of cancer survivors.

University of Alabama at Birmingham appoints cancer center director

June 24, 2017
Michael J. Birrer, MD, PhD, has been named director of University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center. Birrer’s appointment will be effective Aug…
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Combination demonstrates activity in endometrial cancer

June 21, 2017
CHICAGO — The combination of lenvatinib and pembrolizumab conferred benefit to previously treated patients with metastatic endometrial cancer, according to study…
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Combination Strategies in Melanoma Management: What’s New and What’s Next

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the United States and the deadliest form of skin cancer. Although it is…
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VIDEO: Merge of immunotherapy, genomics leads to personalized treatment

June 23, 2016
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The Identification and Management of Immune-related Adverse Events in Patients with Cancer: Practice Essentials for Emergency Medicine Providers

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

The incorporation of immunotherapies, especially the immune checkpoint inhibitors, into treatment regimens for patients…
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Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients

June 26, 2017
Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, PhD, launched the Biden Cancer Initiative today. The venture is intended to further…

In the Journals Plus

Women who survived cancer experience chemotherapy-induced neuropathy years after treatment

June 26, 2017
Nearly half of women showed symptoms of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy years after treatment, according to a secondary analysis of

University of Alabama at Birmingham appoints cancer center director

June 24, 2017
Michael J. Birrer, MD, PhD, has been named director of University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center. Birrer’s appointment…

Meeting News

Combination demonstrates activity in endometrial cancer

June 21, 2017
CHICAGO — The combination of lenvatinib and pembrolizumab conferred benefit to previously treated patients with metastatic endometrial cancer…

In the Journals Plus

Researchers define cancer risk in BRCA1/BRCA2 carriers

June 20, 2017
Women with BRCA1 mutations were more likely to develop breast cancer, ovarian cancer and contralateral breast cancer, and at earlier ages, than with…

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Tumor marker associated with poor ovarian cancer outcomes

June 19, 2017
Women with advanced ovarian cancer who expressed the tumor antigen

Geneticist to lead Vanderbilt cancer center’s health disparities program

June 19, 2017
Tuya Pal, MD, has been appointed associate director of cancer health disparities at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Pal, a clinical geneticist…

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VIDEO: Speaker discusses how studies may impact future of gynecologic oncology

June 17, 2017
CHICAGO — Michael J. Birrer, MD, PhD, director of University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center as of Aug. 1 who currently…

10 highlights from the ASCO Annual Meeting

June 16, 2017
This year’s ASCO Annual Meeting, held June 2-6 in Chicago, featured the theme “Making a Difference in Cancer Care With You.” …

Oral contraceptive use does not increase long-term cancer risk

June 14, 2017
Women who used oral contraceptives did not demonstrate increased long-term cancer risk, according to results of the Royal College of General…

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