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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov)   The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NCI, established under the... Full Bio
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Cancer Survivorship Research Conference: Recovery and Beyond by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cancer Survivorship Research Conference: Recovery and Beyond Dr. Julia H. Rowland ... Read on »
Cancer Survivorship Research: Translating Science to Care by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer As more than 500 researchers, patient advocates, cancer care specialists, public health officials, and others gathered outside Washington, DC, on June 14–16 for the Sixth Bi ... Read on »
Cancer Vaccines by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cancer Vaccines Key Points Cancer vaccines are designed to boost the body’s natural ability to protect itself, through the immune system , from dang ... Read on »
Cancer.gov Update: TCGA Launches New Web Site by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer TCGA Launches New Web Site The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project has launched an updated Web site that offers several new content a ... Read on »
Case Western research shows PET imaging effective in predicting lung cancer outcomes: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Case Western research shows PET imaging effective in predicting lung cancer outcomes: NCI Cancer Center News Advanced imaging with Positron Emission Tomography ... Read on »
Cediranib to Treat Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cediranib to Treat Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma Name of the Trial Phase II Study of Cediranib (AZD2171) in Patients with Al ... Read on »
Cell Phones and Cancer Risk by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cell Phones and Cancer Risk Key Points Cell phones emit radiofrequency (RF) energy, which is another name for r ... Read on »
Certain Physicians Are More Likely to Refer Patients to Clinical Trials by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Dutasteride May Slow the Growth of Early-Stage Prostate Cancer For men who are undergoing active surveillance for early-stage prostate c ... Read on »
Cetuximab Plus Chemotherapy Extends Survival for Advanced Lung Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cetuximab Plus Chemotherapy Extends Survival for Advanced Lung Cancer Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 5/no ... Read on »
Changing Face of Cancer in HIV-Positive Patients Requires New Approaches to Clinical Trials by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Changing Face of Cancer in HIV-Positive Patients Requires New Approaches to Clinical Trials The HIV virus (green) buds from a human immun ... Read on »
Charting a Course to Genome-Guided Cancer Medicine by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer If the cost of sequencing DNA continues to decline, patients with cancer could have their tumors profiled as part of routine care. But how this might actually work is far fr ... Read on »
Chemicals in Meat Cooked at High Temperatures and Cancer Risk by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Chemicals in Meat Cooked at High Temperatures and Cancer Risk Key Points Heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aroma ... Read on »
Chemoradiation May Help Some Patients with Bladder Cancer Avoid Radical Surgery by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Researchers in the United Kingdom have found that adding chemotherapy to radiation therapy as a treatment for bladder cancer may reduce the risk of a recurrence more than ra ... Read on »
Chemotherapy Combo Improves Survival in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Chemotherapy Combo Improves Survival in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients Adapted from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, vol. 7/no. ... Read on »
Chemotherapy Regimen Extends Survival in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Patients by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Chemotherapy Regimen Extends Survival in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Patients Pathology slide showing the most common type of pancreatic c ... Read on »