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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards $13.8 million for research into pediatric blood cancers

October 9, 2019
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awarded $13.8 million in new pediatric research grants designed to identify more effective and precise treatments…
In the Journals

Black, Hispanic populations underrepresented in trials supporting FDA cancer drug approvals

August 21, 2019
Landmark trials that led to FDA oncology drug approvals during the past decade frequently underrepresented black and Hispanic populations, according…
Meeting News

Nonengineered T-cells may be ‘clinically meaningful’ for pancreatic cancer

July 19, 2019
More than half of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma showed clinical responses when treated with an investigational multiantigen-specific T-cell…
Cover Story

Studies offer conflicting evidence on probiotics for CDI prevention

Infectious Diseases in Children, July 2019
Although guidelines do not recommend probiotics for the prevention of Clostridioides difficile infection, or CDI, researchers continue to study them…
CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Dry eye experts debate procedural vs. medical therapy for ocular rosacea

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Laura M. Periman, MD; Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Pediatric tumor-sequencing trial finds higher rate of targetable alterations than expected

May 17, 2019
Genetic sequencing of tumors among children with refractory cancer led to about a quarter of those tested being matched with therapies targeting…
Meeting NewsPerspective

HER2-targeted CAR T cells safely induce responses in advanced HER2-positive sarcoma

March 31, 2019
ATLANTA — Adults and children with advanced HER2-positive sarcoma safely tolerated and derived clinical benefit from lymphodepletion…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Lifestyle intervention improves outcomes for some breast cancer survivors

December 7, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — Completion of a lifestyle intervention program that focused on healthy habits appeared associated with weight loss and increased…
Feature

Large study of black men with prostate cancer to look beyond genetics

November 26, 2018
Researchers at Keck School of Medicine of USC are leading a $26.5 million effort to conduct the first large-scale study of black men with prostate…
Meeting News

Bariatric surgery linked to increased mortality risk in cirrhosis

November 13, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Individuals with decompensated cirrhosis who underwent bariatric surgery experienced poorer survival outcomes than those with…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Calcium channel blockers may increase risk for pancreatic cancer

April 17, 2018
Calcium channel blockers, specifically the short-acting form, appeared associated with increased risk for pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal…

American Association for Cancer Research presents special recognition awards

April 16, 2018
The American Association for Cancer Research will present special recognition awards to four individuals whose work has made extraordinary…
Round Tables

Inflammation and CVD: Recent data heighten interest in effects, new strategies

Cardiology Today, February 2018
For many years, cardiologists and basic science researchers suspected that inflammation plays a role in CVD, but definitive evidence proved elusive…
In the Journals

Stepwise radical endoscopic resection shows long-term benefits in early Barrett’s neoplasia

January 3, 2018
Patients who underwent successful stepwise radical endoscopic resection for Barrett’s esophagus with early neoplasia showed durable benefits…
Feature

50 years of heart transplant: Progress in immunosuppression, survival rates

Cardiology Today, December 2017
The first heart transplant was performed by Christiaan N. Barnard, MD, a cardiac surgeon from South Africa, and his team 50 years ago in December…
In the Journals

Dual-therapy canagliflozin, phentermine reduces body weight in adults without diabetes

March 16, 2017
In adults with overweight or obesity but without diabetes, coadministration of canagliflozin and phentermine conferred greater weight loss at 26…