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NCI-Designated Cancer Centers Endorse Updated HPV Vaccination Recommendations

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Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), Yale Cancer Center has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in...
12-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

National Organization of Italian American Women Will Honor Dr. Pat LoRusso

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The Connecticut Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) will honor three of Connecticut’s most prominent and pioneering women at its eighth annual Epiphany Celebration brunch and silent auction event, on Sunday,...
6-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Unexpected Role for Epigenetic Enzymes in Cancer

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In a Yale-led study, Qin Yan and his co-authors focused on a family of enzymes — known as KDM5 — that have been shown in previous studies to be involved in cancer cell growth and spreading.
6-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Aspirin Use Found to Lower Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

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The regular use of aspirin lowers the risk for pancreatic cancer by almost 50 percent, a new study in China led by the Yale School of Public Health finds.
6-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Lung Cancer Patients May Benefit From Delayed Chemotherapy After Surgery

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A new Yale study suggests that patients with a common form of lung cancer may still benefit from delayed chemotherapy started up to four months after surgery, according to the researchers.
6-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Reducing Radiation Successfully Treats HPV-Positive Oropharynx Cancers and Minimizes Side Effects

Human papillomavirus-positive oropharynx cancers (cancers of the tonsils and back of the throat) are on rise. After radiation treatment, patients often experience severe, lifelong swallowing, eating, and nutritional issues. However, new clinical...
26-Dec-2016 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Heterogeneity of Tissue Resident Memory T Cells as Targets of Checkpoint Therapies

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Researchers at Yale Cancer Center and Yale Medicine have identified the critical target of new immune-checkpoint therapies: subsets of immune cells called tissue resident memory (TRM) T cells. In the same research, scientists also found that...
22-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Regular Aspirin Use May Reduce Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

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Regular use of aspirin by people living in Shanghai, China, was associated with decreased risk for developing pancreatic cancer, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for...
20-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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