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Johns Hopkins study finds invasive melanoma may be more likely in children than adults: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Johns Hopkins study finds invasive melanoma may be more likely in children than adults: NCI Cancer Center News A Johns Hopkins Children's Center study of young ... Read on »
Fox Chase study finds more aggressive treatment not necessary for men with a family history of... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Fox Chase study finds more aggressive treatment not necessary for men with a family history of prostate cancer: NCI Cancer Center News Men with a family history ... 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 »
UCLA study finds survival significantly increased in early breast cancer after treatment with... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer UCLA study finds survival significantly increased in early breast cancer after treatment with Herceptin and chemotherapy: NCI Cancer Center News Treating women ... Read on »
Rapid growth predicted in number of U.S. cancer survivors age 65 and older by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Rapid growth predicted in number of U.S. cancer survivors age 65 and older  NCI News Note The United States can expect a sizable increase in the number of older ... Read on »
Sanford-Burnham scientists study how cells sense nutrients and fuel cancer cell growth: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sanford-Burnham scientists study how cells sense nutrients and fuel cancer cell growth: NCI Cancer Center News Sanford-Burnham scientists have identified a new ... Read on »
Workshop Examines Causes, Potential Remedies for Drug Shortages by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Workshop Examines Causes, Potential Remedies for Drug Shortages Worsening shortages of many drugs are increasingly affecting patient car ... Read on »
Study Examines Sex Differences in Screening Colonoscopy Findings by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Rising Oropharyngeal Cancer Rates Linked to HPV Infection A new study provides evidence that human papillomavirus (HPV) infection may be ... Read on »
NCI's Office of Advocacy Relations: Bringing Advocacy and Research Together by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer In recognition of the expanding role of cancer advocates, the NCI Cancer Bulletin will publish periodic articles on cancer advocacy, tag ... Read on »
NCI Director's Consumer Liaison Group Focuses on Improving Clinical Trials by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This article is part of a series of stories related to cancer advocacy. You can read more articles in the series here . NCI Director ... Read on »
Featured Clinical Trial: Testing Adjuvant Ipilimumab in Advanced Melanoma by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Testing Adjuvant Ipilimumab in Advanced Melanoma Name of the Trial Phase III Randomized Study of Adjuvant Ipilimumab versus High-Dose R ... Read on »
Conversation with Dr. Jane Perlmutter about the Role of Advocates in Cancer Research by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This article is part of a series of stories related to cancer advocacy. You can read more articles in the series here . Conversation ... Read on »
Combination Therapy May Help Some Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Combination Therapy May Help Some Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer The 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress meets to showca ... 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 »
Bone Density Drug Approved for Prostate and Breast Cancer Patients by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Bone Density Drug Approved for Prostate and Breast Cancer Patients The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of denosu ... Read on »
New Stanford technique gives precise picture of how regulatory RNA controls gene activity: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer New Stanford technique gives precise picture of how regulatory RNA controls gene activity: NCI Cancer Center News A new technique developed by researchers at th ... Read on »
University of Michigan scientists modeling cancer using ecological principles: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer University of Michigan scientists modeling cancer using ecological principles: NCI Cancer Center News The invasion of a new species into an established ecosyste ... Read on »
UCLA Scientists Develop System to Find Prostate Cancer Metastases Earlier than Conventional... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer UCLA Scientists Develop System to Find Prostate Cancer Metastases Earlier than Conventional Imaging: NCI Cancer Center News Researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Compre ... Read on »
Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Significant Rise in Prostate Biopsy Complications and High... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Significant Rise in Prostate Biopsy Complications and High Post-Procedure Hospitalization Rate: NCI Cancer Center News In a study of c ... Read on »
Scientists find a new function for breast cancer gene BRCA1: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Scientists find a new function for breast cancer gene BRCA1: NCI News Note Scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have uncovered a new function for B ... Read on »