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You Are Not Alone: Confronting the Psychosocial Challenges of Cancer in AYAs by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer AYAs Are Not Alone: Confronting Psychosocial Challenges of Cancer Teen Impact, a support program based at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, ... Read on »
"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer "Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk Key Points On June 22, 2010, a law that bans tobacco manufacturers from using the ... Read on »
"Rewiring" Cells to Treat an Aggressive Breast Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A new study suggests that learning more about how signaling pathways function in cancer cells and using this knowledge to "rewire" signaling networks could lead to novel tre ... Read on »
A Cancer Treatment That Sticks Around by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A Cancer Treatment That Sticks Around Chitosan is derived from the shells of crustaceans such as shrimp an ... Read on »
A Conversation with Dr. Angela Mariotto and Dr. Martin Brown on the Rising Costs of Cancer Care by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A Conversation with Dr. Angela Mariotto and Dr. Martin Brown on the Rising Costs of Cancer Care Drs. Angela Mariott ... Read on »
A Conversation with Dr. Barry Kramer about Cancer Screening by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A Conversation with Dr. Barry Kramer about Cancer Screening The editor-in-chief of NCI's Physician Data Query (PDQ) Screeni ... Read on »
A Conversation with Dr. James Doroshow about NCI's Clinical Trials Cooperative Group Program by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A Conversation with Dr. James Doroshow about NCI’s Clinical Trials Cooperative Group Program Dr ... Read on »
A Conversation with Dr. Patricia Steeg on Redesigning Clinical Trials to Test Therapies that Could... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Dr. Steeg, who heads the Women's Cancers Section in NCI's Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, recently spoke with the NCI Cancer Bulletin about the challenges in developin ... Read on »
A Conversation with Dr. Ted Trimble on NCI's Center for Global Health by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A Conversation with Dr. Ted Trimble on NCI's Center for Global Health Dr. Ted Trimble Dr. Ted Trimble was recently named director of NC ... Read on »
A Conversation with Drs. Maureen Hatch and Kiyohiko Mabuchi on the 25th Anniversary of the... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A Conversation with Drs. Maureen Hatch and Kiyohiko Mabuchi on the 25th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Drs. Maureen Hatch ... Read on »
A Conversation with Matthew Zachary about the Young Adult Cancer Movement by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A Conversation with Matthew Zachary: The Young Adult Cancer Movement Matthew Zachary In 1995, during his senior year of college, aspir ... Read on »
A Meeting of Minds: Young Oncologists Make the Most of the ASCO Annual Meeting by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Much of the cutting-edge research discussed each year at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting is presented by researchers just launching their car ... Read on »
A Tough Transition: Cancer Survivorship Plans Slow to Take Hold by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Nearly 6 years after undergoing a lumpectomy and radiation treatment for a small tumor in her breast, 49-year-old Kris Batley recently took her last tamoxifen pill. Read on »
A Transfer of Power: Harnessing Patients' Immune Cells to Treat Their Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This is the first article in a two-part series on an immune-boosting therapy for cancer called adoptive cell transfer (ACT). Part one focuses on a form of ACT that uses tumo ... Read on »
Accidents at Nuclear Power Plants and Cancer Risk by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Accidents at Nuclear Power Plants and Cancer Risk Key Points Ionizing radiation is a form of energy that is present naturally in the environment at low le ... Read on »
Active Surveillance May Be Preferred Option in Some Men with Prostate Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Active Surveillance May Be Preferred Option in Some Men with Prostate Cancer A diagnosis of very-low-risk prostate cancer means it is high ... Read on »
Acupuncture Reduces Joint Pain in Some Women with Breast Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Acupuncture Reduces Joint Pain in Some Women with Breast Cancer Untitled Document Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bu ... Read on »
Adding Radiation to Hormone Therapy Improves Survival in Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Trials Point to More Treatment Options for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Short-term results from two phase III clinical trials s ... Read on »