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Faster Cures, More Genetic Treatments: A Q&A With NIH's Joni Rutter

The NCATS Translator is giving researchers ideas for new disease therapies

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Make the Diagnosis: A Blue-Black Facial Nodule -- What's Your Best Guess?

A 64-year-old postal worker visited his doctor about a lesion that he first noticed on his face 2 months prior. Can you diagnose the patient?

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Another COVID Toll: Over 134,000 Undiagnosed Cancers During Height of Pandemic

Diagnosis rates remained low throughout 2020, with mortality increase projected

Feb 22, 2024
Male Fertility Problems in the Family Linked to Cancer Risk

Low sperm levels were tied to specific cancers in family members

Feb 22, 2024
Another COVID Toll: Over 134,000 Undiagnosed Cancers During Height of Pandemic

Diagnosis rates remained low throughout 2020, with mortality increase projected

Male Fertility Problems in the Family Linked to Cancer Risk

Low sperm levels were tied to specific cancers in family members

Oncology/Hematology Case Studies

Significant Left Nasal Obstruction Finally Diagnosed After 2 Years

Nonspecific presentation impedes early diagnosis of rare indolent tumor in older man

A female ear, nose, and throat doctor wearing a headlamp examines her senior male patient.
After Chemo, Breast Cancer Patient Develops Two Malignant Neoplasms

Be aware of the potential for secondary malignancy in relation to LCH diagnosis, researchers urge

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Patient's Colonoscopy Refusal Highlights Value of CRC Screening

Man with a first-degree relative with CRC initially only agreed to stool-based testing

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Cabozantinib Plus Atezolizumab Improves PFS in Metastatic CRPC

A non-hormonal therapy control arm is appropriate in trials, says Neeraj Agarwal, MD

Feb 22, 2024
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Elotuzumab Misses Mark Again as Frontline Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

No PFS benefit from adding the monoclonal antibody to standard therapy

Feb 20, 2024
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Annual Breast Cancer Screening Starting at Age 40 Best, Modeling Study Says

Estimates suggest mortality was reduced by 42% with annual screening for this age group

Feb 20, 2024
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For Kids With Sickle Cell Disease Prescribed Opioids, No Patterns of Misuse Emerged

Number of vaso-occlusive crises tied to days' supply

Feb 19, 2024
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Radioligand Therapy Continues to Show Promise for Metastatic CRPC

Median OS of 15.5 months, PFS of 7.9 months with Ac-225-PSMA in heavily treated patients

Feb 16, 2024
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FDA OKs First Cellular Therapy for Melanoma

Lifileucel approved as treatment for advanced melanoma after anti-PD-1 and targeted therapy

Feb 16, 2024
FDA APPROVED lifileucel (Amtagvi) over a photo of malignant melanoma on a man’s torso
Arginine Starvation Boosts OS in Mesothelioma

With frontline immunotherapy now standard, strategy could potentially find home in second-line

Feb 16, 2024
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Perioperative Tislelizumab Demonstrates Survival Benefit in NSCLC

But how well will the results from China translate to Western populations?

Feb 16, 2024
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Rush to Publish? Medicare Drug Plan Lawsuit Quashed; Activity Curbs Cancer Pain

News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues

Feb 16, 2024
Onco Break over a computer rendering of a cancer cell.
Tepotinib Gains Full Approval for Metastatic NSCLC

Agency converts accelerated approval for subset with MET exon 14 mutations

Feb 16, 2024
FDA APPROVED tepotinib (Tepmetko) over a computer rendering of a transparent body with lung cancer highlighted.
Opinion
Cancer Patients Caught in the Crosshairs of Hospital Consolidation

Policymakers must rein in anti-competitive tactics

Feb 16, 2024
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Moderate or Severe Head Trauma Tied to Brain Cancer Risk in Young Veterans

Iraq, Afghanistan war vets with traumatic brain injuries have higher cancer incidence

Feb 15, 2024
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More Data Support Olaparib-Abiraterone in BRCA-Mutant Prostate Cancer

BRCAAway trial confirms role of combination in first-line setting

Feb 15, 2024
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U.S. Probes Role of Supply Chain Middlemen in Generic Shortages

Goal: identify "root causes" and "potential solutions"

Feb 15, 2024
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