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Tanning Dependence Linked to Other Addictive Behaviors, New Study Finds

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Despite the known dangers of exposure to ultraviolet light, many people continue to sunbathe and use indoor tanning beds with some users exhibiting a dependence to tanning. A new study from the Yale School of Public Health finds that such dependence...
21-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Automatic Palliative Care Consult for Patients with Advanced Cancers Leads to Improved Outcomes

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A recent study demonstrated that increased palliative care consultations for patients with advanced cancers is associated with substantial impact on 30-day readmission, administration of chemotherapy following discharge, hospice referral, and use of...
17-Mar-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Yale Study Published in JNCCN Uncovers Racial Disparities in Treatment of Women with Breast Cancer

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The study, “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Oncotype Dx™ Test Receipt in a State-Wide Population-Based Study,” led by Cary P. Gross, MD, Yale University School of Medicine and a member of Yale Cancer Center, is published in the March issue of...
16-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Liver Cancer Program Launches at Smilow Cancer Hospital

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In the last 10 years there has been a constant growth in the number of patient with primary liver cancer treated at Yale New Haven Hospital and at Smilow Cancer Hospital. Smilow is one of the few medical center able to offer to patients with primary...
15-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

YCC Researcher Craig Crews Is Recipient of Cancer Research Award

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Yale scientist Craig M. Crews is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research Award granted by the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR).
1-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

In-House Specialty Pharmacy Reduces Medical Errors, Wait Time

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Dr. Kerin Adelson discusses the in-house specialty pharmacy at Smilow Cancer Hospital with HemeOnc Today
1-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gene Therapy to Fight a Blood Cancer Succeeds in Major Study

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An experimental gene therapy that turns a patient's own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study. Article by the Associated Press.
1-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Limiting Lung Cancer’s Spread and Growth in the Brain

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Led by associate professor of pathology and Yale Cancer Center member Don Nguyen, PhD, the researchers analyzed RNA from patients with disease that was limited to the lungs as well as cancers that had spread.
27-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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