A normal process called cell competition, in which healthy tissues eliminate unhealthy cells, could be responsible for cancer relapses in patients months or years after they were declared cancer-free
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has launched a Center for Experimental Therapeutics in Cancer to accelerate promising cancer therapies from the lab to the bedside. The idea is to advance precision medicine that leads to more effective, less toxic cancer therapies.
AACI commends the Biden administration on its decision to appoint surgical oncologist Monica Bertagnolli, MD, as the next director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Bertagnolli is the first woman to serve as NCI director.
The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) welcomes its newest member, the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT.
For years, scientists at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center have devoted themselves to research to better understand ovarian cancer.
Zeynep Eroglu, M.D., assistant member of the Cutaneous Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center, received the 2021 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute.
The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted delivery of key health services
for children and adolescents, including HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.
Following a national search, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has promoted Pawel Kalinski, MD, PhD, to Jacobs Family Endowed Chair of Immunology, Chief of the Division of Translational Immuno-Oncology and Senior Vice President for Basic Science.
Data experts with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have uploaded clinical images of COVID-19 patients to a publically available national database that scientists can use in researching the disease and its impact in a global pandemic.
Sara Federico, MD, received the NCI award for substantial impact in the field of childhood solid tumors through the development and conduct of clinical trials
Four MSK researchers out of 15 winners nationwide were named recipients of the prestigious award. They will each receive a grant of up to $600,000 per year for seven years to support their research in cancer.
The National Cancer Institute award provides extended support for researchers to pursue projects with groundbreaking cancer research potential
The National Cancer Institute predicts the number of people who will die from breast or colorectal cancer in the U.S. will increase by nearly 10,000 over the next decade because of COVID-19’s impact on oncology care. Charles Geyer, M.D., oncologist…
A team led by Pawel Kalinski, MD, PhD, of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has earned a five-year, $14.54 million award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to expand a promising immunotherapy platform. Funded through the NCI’s Program Project Grant program, this prestigious five-year grant will fund five clinical trials, all focused on a strategy for making some of the most common immunotherapies work for more cancer patients.
Genes are like instructions, but with options for building more than one thing. Daniel Larson, senior investigator at the National Cancer Institute, studies this gene “splicing” process, which happens in normal cells and goes awry in blood cancers like leukemia.