American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

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Solid tumors may benefit from new drug combination

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — The combination of a class 1 PI3 kinase inhibitor and a MEK 1/2 inhibitor was well tolerated in a…
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Serum biomarkers may identify lung cancer in never smokers

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — A serum-based lung cancer test developed from six biomarkers performed equally well in a cohort of…
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Hypertension drug may improve endobronchial dysplasia in former smokers

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — An oral formulation of the hypertension drug iloprost resulted in significant improvement in a series…
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Genomic analysis may lead to targeted breast cancer therapies

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — Analysis of more than 10 trillion base pairs of DNA sequences from tumor and healthy tissue of breast…
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Assessing promoter methylation patterns in breast milk may shed light on breast cancer risk

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — Biopsied breast milk had significantly higher methylation scores for one tumor suppressor gene…
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Novel drug shows efficacy in basal cell carcinoma

HemOnc Today, April 25, 2011
AACR 102nd Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome who were treated with GDC-0449, a novel hedgehog pathway…