An intact population of microorganisms that derive food and benefit from other organisms living in the intestine is required for optimal response to cancer therapy, according to a mouse study by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
11/21/2013 2:00 PM EST
NCI scientists report that the incidence of oropharyngeal cancer significantly increased during the period 1983-2002 among people in countries that are economically developed.
11/21/2013 11:00 AM EST
Among the research institutions the National Cancer Institute funds across the United States, it currently designates 68 as Cancer Centers. Largely based in research universities, these facilities are home to many of the NCI-supported scientists who...
11/5/2013 3:00 PM EST
NCI scientists report that two doses of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, trademarked as Cervarix, resulted in similar serum antibody levels against two of the most carcinogenic types of HPV (16 and 18), compared to a standard three dose regimen.
11/4/2013 11:00 AM EST
Avon Foundation for Women, NIH, and the Center for Advancing Innovation Launch Start-Up Challenge to Advance Breast Cancer Biomedical Inventions
A world-wide competition to bring emerging breast cancer technologies to market is being launched by the Avon Foundation for Women, in partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the NIH, and the Center for Advancing Innovation.
9/20/2013 11:00 AM EDT
On Friday, Aug. 23, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center celebrated the public grand opening of the renovated Lurleen B. Wallace Tumor Institute (WTI).
9/17/2013 2:00 PM EDT
As a woman in her mid-forties who didn’t smoke, Elizabeth Lacasia never expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer. But in 2006, after she developed a persistent and serious cough, a chest X-ray and CT scan revealed several tumors in her lower left...
9/10/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Introduction of the UroNav was the result of nearly a decade’s research and development, principally conducted at NCI. Resembling a stylized computer workstation on wheels, the system electronically fuses together pictures from magnetic resonance...
9/5/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Researchers are building complex mathematical models to understand cancer's evolution and how to treat it
2/21/2013 10:00 AM EST