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Brigatinib First Drug to Offer Over 1-Year Control of ALK-Positive Lung Cancer Post-Crizotinib


FDA approves brigatinib as a second-line therapy for ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer
17-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Clinical Trial Framework Tests ‘Natural’ Cures for Cancer


A University of Colorado Cancer Center clinical trial is now recruiting prostate cancer patients who would otherwise be on a watch-and-wait protocol to test the ability of grape seed extract to slow the rise of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a...
16-May-2017 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Breakthrough Study Stops Fat-Eating Prostate Cancer Cells


Patients with castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) usually have a poor prognosis. In part, this is due to the cancer’s ability to resist anti-androgen therapy. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today [May 3] in...
15-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Malaria Drug Successfully Treats 26-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient


Small trial uses chloroquine to nix the process of "autophagy" that some cancer cells use to resist treatment, resensitzing glioblastoma to targeted therapy
19-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACR: Phase II Trial Shows Rice Bran Promotes Microbiome Diversity, Slows Growth of Colorectal Cancer Cells


After 4-week trial of added rice bran, navy bean powder or neither, both the rice bran and navy bean groups showed increased dietary fiber, iron, zinc, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, and alpha-tocopherol. The rice bran group also showed...
4-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Driver, Target in Advanced Mucosal Melanoma


A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published March 15, 2017 in the journal Melanoma Research uses the unique resource of over 600 melanoma samples collected at the university to demonstrate, for the first time, novel mutations involved in...
14-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women More Likely to Follow Through with Breast Screening Recommendations When Informed Directly


Women at high risk for breast cancer who received a letter informing them of their options for additional imaging with contrast-enhanced MRI of the breast (in addition to a letter sent to their primary care physician) were more likely to return to...
8-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Early Deaths From Childhood Cancer Up to 4 Times More Common Than Previously Reported


Treatments for childhood cancers have improved to the point that 5-year survival rates are over 80 percent. However, one group has failed to benefit from these improvements, namely children who die so soon after diagnosis that they are not able to...
7-Mar-2017 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Will One Bad Sunburn Give You Skin Cancer?


27-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Oncologists: How to Talk With Your Pathologist About Cancer Molecular Testing


An education session presented today at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 details the challenges of collaboration between oncologists and pathologists in the context of molecular testing patient tumor samples.
30-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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