A new molecular pathway involving the gene ZNF365 has been identified and abnormalities in that pathway may predict worse outcomes for patients with breast cancer, according to data published in Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American...
6/12/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Genetic variations, known as SNPs, in or near the genes ZNF423 and CTSO were associated with breast cancer risk among women who underwent prevention therapy with tamoxifen and raloxifene, according to data published in AACR's Cancer Discovery.
6/10/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Novel abnormalities in the FGFR gene were identified in a spectrum of cancers, and preliminary results with cancer cells harboring FGFR fusions suggested that some patients with these cancers may benefit from treatment with FGFR inhibitor drugs.
6/7/2013 9:50 AM EDT
Cancer Today Magazine Focuses on Second-Time Cancer Diagnoses, Increasing Minority Enrollment in Clinical Trials
The Spring 2013 issue of Cancer Today, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), features poignant stories on surviving cancer a second time and increasing participation of African-American patients in clinical trials,...
6/5/2013 11:45 AM EDT
A subset of colorectal cancers responds to anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (anti-EGFR) therapies, but develops resistance within months. Among cancers that develop resistance to anti-EGFR therapy, some showed overexpression of a gene called...
5/29/2013 10:40 AM EDT
New Method to Test Breast Lesions Could Better Detect Cancer, Save Money by Reducing Repeat Biopsies
A newly developed, single-step Raman spectroscopy algorithm has the potential to simultaneously detect microcalcifications and enable diagnosis of the associated breast lesions with high precision.
5/28/2013 9:40 AM EDT
• Frequent history of heartburn elevated risk for throat and vocal cord cancers.
• Use of antacids lowered risk.
• Further studies are needed to confirm the protective effect of antacids.
5/20/2013 9:20 AM EDT
American Association for Cancer Research CEO Recognized With Prestigious Award From Fox Chase Cancer Center
Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), chief executive officer (CEO) of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), was honored with the 2013 Stanley P. Reimann Honor Award for her deep and far-reaching contributions to cancer science and...
5/17/2013 9:00 AM EDT
In 2007, in a bipartisan show of support for cancer research, the United States Congress declared May as National Cancer Research Month. Senate Resolution 394 was sponsored by Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Ted...
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