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Finally, Data About Alternative Medicine and Cancer

According to Altmetric, which tracks the distribution and discussion of research papers online, a July article by several Yale physicians is the most-discussed paper ever published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). The title of this blockbuster: “Use of Alternative Medicine for Cancer and Its Impact on Survival.”

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Pediatric Cancer Providers Give Medical Marijuana a Cautious Thumbs-Up

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New research by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers shows a majority of pediatric cancer providers endorse the potential use of medical marijuana for children with advanced cancer, although providers who are legally eligible to certify its use are more cautious than those who aren’t.

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Early Screening for Lung Cancer?

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With November Lung Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Yale Cancer Center talk about lung cancer screening and why it is can save lives.

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Overcoming Resistance to Immunotherapy

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For some cancer patients, the road to remission and healing can have its share of speed bumps. That’s particularly true of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who develop a secondary, or acquired, resistance to immunotherapy, which initially was effective against their tumors.

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Liquid Biopsy, Molecular Testing vs. Reimbursement: A Personal Story

Dr. Rogerio Lilenbaum, a board member of NCCN and Chief Medical Officer of Smilow Cancer Hospital at the Yale Cancer Center said that for nonsmall-cell lung cancer, both panel testing and liquid biopsies are appropriate.

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Crystallizing Discovery on a Key Target for Cancer Drugs

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Yale Cancer Center scientists now have made a fundamental discovery about EGFR signaling, reported in the journal Cell, that may open the potential for new types of cancer drugs.

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Daniel P. Petrylak, MD, on Urothelial Carcinoma: Results of the RANGE Trial

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Yale Expert Wins Prestigious 2017 Warren Alpert Prize

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New Discovery about BRCA1

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It's been 20 years since the BRCA1 gene was found to predispose women to breast cancer, and researchers at Yale have pinpointed what about the gene's mutation leads to cancer.







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