Are Oncologists Jumping the Gun with the 21-Gene Assay?

University of Colorado Cancer Center Study uncovers discrepant decision-making for use of 21-gene assay in…

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Trial shows responses to abiraterone acetate in some prostate cancer patients with initial hormone induction failure

In trial results, 13 percent of metastatic prostate cancer patients deemed “hormone refractory” did, in fact, have strong responses to treatment with the next-generation hormonal drug abiraterone acetate.

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Rice Bran and Beans – They’re What’s for Dinner

Ryan, Brown and colleagues present their latest findings on cancer-fighting benefits of rice bran and navy beans at the annual American Association of Cancer Research meeting in Washington, D.C.

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AACR: 4 Ways surgery will augment molecular medicine to fight cancer

A major symposium presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2017 argues for the continued essential role of surgery as a pillar of multidisciplinary cancer control, even in the era of targeted treatments and immunotherapies.

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Radiation may promote cancer risk by changing selective pressures

AACR 2017 study offers evidence that increased risk for secondary cancers after treatment is due not only to genetic changes caused by treatment but to changes in the tissue landscape that allow cells with cancer-causing mutations to out-compete healthy cells.

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AACR: New model paves way for immune therapies against colorectal cancer

A study presented at AACR 2017 describes a new “humanized mouse” model of colorectal cancer, allowing researchers to test new drugs and new drug combinations against the disease and potentially opening the door to immunotherapy for the larger, microsatellite-stable population of colorectal cancer patients.

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AACR study sheds light on dark side of tumor suppressor gene, p53

AACR 2017 study picks apart the dark side of gene p53 to show that other genes, Mdm2 and now for the first time Mdm4, keep mutated p53 in check.

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Hereditary Cancer Clinic helps catch colon cancer early

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second…

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‘Jumonji’ protein key to Ewing’s Sarcoma Metastasis

By the time Ewing’s Sarcoma is diagnosed, primarily in teens and young adults, it has…

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Jennifer Hintzsche, PhD: Science Idol

329 students from 13 schools participated in the Genomics Zone, a fun, interactive Twitter and Facebook competition during which students got to live-chat with researchers before voting Jennifer Hintzsche, PhD as their favorite.

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