American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Some women with early-stage breast cancer can safely avoid adjuvant chemotherapy

May 4, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Hatem Soliman, MD, assistant member of the women’s oncology and breast cancer department at Moffitt Cancer Center…
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VIDEO: Copper depletion affects tumor microenvironment in patients at high risk for breast cancer recurrence

May 3, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Linda T. Vahdat, MD, MBA, medical oncologist and director of the breast cancer research program at Weill Cornell Medicine and…
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VIDEO: Entrectinib safely, effectively treats gene-mutated cancers

May 2, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Alexander Drilon, MD, assistant attending physician with the developmental therapeutics clinic and thoracic oncology service at…
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VIDEO: Trial demonstrates potential to move away from toxic chemotherapies for breast cancer

May 1, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE, professor of medicine and epidemiology at Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania…
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VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, deputy director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute and executive director of the…
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VIDEO: Multivitamin use before breast cancer diagnosis may reduce peripheral neuropathy risk

April 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Multivitamin supplement use appeared associated with a reduced risk for
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VIDEO: CAR-T cell therapy may target EGFR variant III in glioblastoma

April 26, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Marcela V. Maus, MD, PhD, director of cellular immunotherapy at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, spoke with HemOnc
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Oral bacteria may increase risk for pancreatic cancer

April 26, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Two species of bacteria linked to periodontal disease may increase the risk for pancreatic cancer, according to results of a…
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VIDEO: Innovation in CAR T-cell design may help improve safety, efficacy

April 25, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Marco L. Davila, MD, PhD, medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, reacts to an abstract presented at the American…
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BGB-283 effective against tumors with BRAF, RAS mutations

April 24, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — An investigational agent designed to target the RAF family of proteins demonstrated clinical activity in patients with cancer who…