American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

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Walking, other physical activity may decrease risk for prostate cancer death

April 23, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Greater physical activity before and after cancer diagnosis significantly decreased risk for prostate cancer-specific mortality…
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Eight important updates from the AACR Annual Meeting

April 22, 2016
The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, held April 16-20 in New Orleans, featured the theme “Delivering Cures Through…
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Low-fat diet may reduce mortality among women with breast cancer

April 21, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The adoption of a low-fat dietary pattern significantly reduced the risk for death from any cause after breast cancer diagnosis…
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VIDEO: Neighborhood variables associated with prostate cancer aggressiveness

April 20, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Neighborhood poverty level and mode of transportation to work appeared associated with disease aggressiveness among patients with…
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Biden: Realignment of research incentives key to cancer moonshot initiative

April 20, 2016
A redesign of the cancer research enterprise is necessary to accelerate advances and achieve 10 years’ worth of progress in 5 years, Vice…
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VIDEO: Molecular pathway offers insights into dormancy of cancer cells

April 19, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Sridhar Ramaswamy, MD, associate professor of medicine and attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center…
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VIDEO: Vitamin C may kill cancer cells in KRAS–mutant colorectal cancer

April 19, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Lewis Cantley, PhD, director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medical College, describes how…
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VIDEO: Pancreatic cancer incidence varies by race, ethnicity

April 19, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — An analysis of five populations in a multiethnic cohort showed native Hawaiians demonstrated the greatest risk for pancreatic…
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VIDEO: Ado-trastuzumab emtansine plus pertuzumab effective for HER-2–positive breast cancer

April 19, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Lajos Pusztai, MD, Dphil, medical oncologist at Yale Cancer Center, discusses the impact of the I-SPY 2 trial presented at the…
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Nivolumab demonstrates efficacy in recurrent, metastatic SCCHN

April 19, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Treatment with nivolumab improved OS in patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck…