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‘Sticky’ Particles Promise More Precise Drug Delivery for Brain Cancer


A Yale research team has found that by tinkering with the surface properties of drug-loaded nanoparticles, they can potentially direct these particles to specific cells in the brain.
24-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Treatment Costs Higher for Younger Women


Younger women may face higher costs for breast cancer care than older patients at least in part because they're diagnosed when tumors are more advanced and require more aggressive treatment, a recent U.S. study suggests.
17-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Clinical Trials in Need of Diversity in Connecticut


African Americans and other minorities are at a higher risk for certain types of cancer, yet they continue to be underrepresented in clinical trials for drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
17-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Contagion in the Exam Room: Peer Influence and Cancer Surgeons’ Use of Breast MRI


A new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has found that surgeons’ use of a new imaging test is influenced by the practice style of their peers.
17-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gift to Speed Discoveries to Patients


Blavatnik fund to speed discoveries to patients
8-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Yale Researcher Gets $792,000 Grant From Cancer Society


The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding of a new research grant totaling $792,000 to a researcher at Yale University.
4-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Sequencing at Yale Finding Personalized Root of Disease


On Monday, the Yale School of Medicine, partnering with Yale New Haven Hospital, took the next step toward personalized medicine, cutting the ribbon on its Center for Genome Analysis on Yale’s West Campus.
2-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Yale Researchers Identify Optimal Therapy for Patients with Early-Stage Glottic Cancer (Vocal Chord Cancer)


Radiotherapy alone is often used to treat early-stage glottic cancer (ESGC), a cancer of the vocal chords, however, the optimal radiation treatment schedule remains unknown, until now.
26-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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