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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital named nation’s best for pediatric cancer

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital named nation’s best for pediatric cancer
June 27, 2017

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named the best hospital in the nation for children with cancer.

The institution tops U.S. News & World Report’s list of best hospitals for pediatric cancer for 2017-2018.

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…

Novel approach may prolong remission after T-cell immunotherapy for leukemia, lymphoma

June 26, 2017
Researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital have launched a first-in-human trial to investigate whether infusions of T-cell antigen–presenting cells prolong…

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, also will serve as…
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Breakthroughs in the Treatment of Bladder Cancer

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

Assessment of immune checkpoint blockade inhibitors in the treatment of bladder cancer have demonstrated significant…
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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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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital named nation’s best for pediatric cancer

June 27, 2017
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named the best hospital in the nation for children with cancer. The institution tops U.S. News

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…

Novel approach may prolong remission after T-cell immunotherapy for leukemia, lymphoma

June 26, 2017
Researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital have launched a first-in-human trial to investigate whether infusions of T-cell…

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…

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.” …

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VIDEO: Visiting expert program helps community providers learn about immuno-oncology

June 12, 2017
CHICAGO — Jarushka Naidoo, MBBCh, spoke with HemOnc Today at the ASCO Annual Meeting about the Institute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology. The…

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FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to burtomab for pediatric neuroblastoma

June 12, 2017
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to burtomab for the treatment of pediatric patients with relapsed or refractory neuroblastoma who…

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FDA rejects Coherus application for proposed biosimilar to Neulasta

June 12, 2017
The FDA denied approval of Coherus BioSciences’ biologics license application for CHS-1701, a proposed biosimilar for pegfilgrastim. Like…

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center director to lead NCI

June 12, 2017
President Donald J. Trump selected Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, MD, to serve as director of NCI. Sharpless — recognized for his…

Foundation Medicine announces participation in NCI-MATCH trial

June 7, 2017
Foundation Medicine, NCI and ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group entered a collaboration to evaluate the benefit of genomically guided treatments…

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