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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts: White House Press Release President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individu ... Read on »
Washington University in St. Louis study finds IMRT has less harmful rectal side effects than... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Washington University in St. Louis study finds IMRT has less harmful rectal side effects than 3D-CRT for prostate cancer patients: NCI Cancer Center News Men wi ... Read on »
Seattle researchers map genome of advanced, lethal prostate cancers and discover "hypermutations": by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Seattle researchers map genome of advanced, lethal prostate cancers and discover "hypermutations": NCI Cancer Center News A team of researchers at Fred Hutchins ... Read on »
California researchers identify enzyme that regulates degradation of damaged proteins: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer California researchers identify enzyme that regulates degradation of damaged proteins: NCI Cancer Center News A study by scientists at the University of Califor ... Read on »
New technique identifies first events in tumor development: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer New technique identifies first events in tumor development: NIH Press Release A novel technique that enables scientists to measure and document tumor-inducing c ... Read on »
XMRV and related viruses not confirmed in blood of healthy donors or chronic fatigue syndrome... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer XMRV and related viruses not confirmed in blood of healthy donors or chronic fatigue syndrome patients  NIH Press Release HHS-funded research was part of effort ... Read on »
New Funding Opportunities to Assist Innovative Small Businesses Announced: NCI News Note by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer New Funding Opportunities to Assist Innovative Small Businesses Announced: NCI News Note The National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) ... Read on »
Unpublished Phase III Cancer Trials: Eliminating the Negative? by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This article is part of a series of stories related to cancer communications. You can read more articles in the series here . Un ... Read on »
Researchers Discuss State of the Science on Myelodysplastic Syndromes by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Researchers Discuss State of the Science on Myelodysplastic Syndromes Abnormal platelet-producing bone marrow cells in a patient with mye ... Read on »
Study Suggests How the BRCA1 Protein May Help Suppress Tumors by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer For Young Women, Breast Conserving Surgery May Be Acceptable Alternative to Mastectomy Women under age 40 who had breast-conserving surg ... Read on »
In Breast Cancer, Moving Toward More Personalized Hormone Therapies by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer In Breast Cancer, Moving Toward More Personalized Hormone Therapies After treatment for early-stage breast cancer , many postmenopausal ... Read on »
Health Officials Issue Statement on Drug Shortages by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Health Officials Issue Statement on Drug Shortages Following a September 9 meeting of stakeholders to discuss solutions to the national ... Read on »
HPV Vaccine Study in Costa Rica Yields Insights on Cancer Prevention by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer HPV Vaccine Study in Costa Rica Yields Insights on Cancer Prevention The HPV vaccine contains virus-like particles (blue) that are noninfe ... Read on »
Featured Clinical Trial: Studying the Natural Course of Precursor Conditions to Multiple Myeloma by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Studying the Natural Course of Precursor Conditions to Multiple Myeloma Name of the Trial Natural History Study of Monoclonal Gammopath ... 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 »
NIH scientists find approach to enhance and prolong immune attack against tumor cells: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer NIH scientists find approach to enhance and prolong immune attack against tumor cells: NCI Press Release Investigators have identified a new class of human immu ... Read on »
Study led by St. Jude finds key regulatory genes often amplified in aggressive childhood tumor of... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Study led by St. Jude finds key regulatory genes often amplified in aggressive childhood tumor of the brainstem: NCI Cancer Center News The largest study ever o ... Read on »
Stanford study finds death rate higher in minorities with acute leukemia: by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Stanford study finds death rate higher in minorities with acute leukemia: NCI Cancer Center News Blacks and Hispanics have fewer cases of acute leukemia compare ... Read on »
Duke study finds understanding aggressive breast cancers could ease racial disparities in death... by Cancer.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Duke study finds understanding aggressive breast cancers could ease racial disparities in death rates: NCI Cancer Center News Some aggressive breast cancer tumors ... Read on »