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A decade ago researchers announced development of a cancer immunotherapy called CAR (for chimeric antigen receptor)-T, in which a patient is re-infused with their own genetically modified T cells equipped to mount a potent anti-tumor attack.
– La Jolla Institute for Immunology
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS); AI109842; AI040127; AI108651; AI140095; GM007752; S10OD016262; S10 RR027366 Embargo expired on 27-May-2019 at 15:00 ET
Researchers from University of Pennsylvania find adding bevacizumab to carboplatin-pemetrexed was effective in treating non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer, in new study published in JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)
JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Embargo expired on 23-May-2019 at 09:15 ET
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University and other institutions report that a new laboratory test that induces cancer cells to squeeze through narrow spaces has the potential to accurately predict which breast cancers and other solid tumors are li...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Nature Biomedical Engineering; R01-CA183804, R01-CA216855, R01-CA154624, R01-CA174385, K01-CA166576, RP180466, 509800, CA16059, W81XWH-17-1-0246, RSG-18-028-01
Through a systematic review of published studies going back 50 years, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have identified a distinct subtype of primary central nervous system (PCNS) lymphoma that should be considered for surgical removal, sug...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Scientists have long sorted cells into different varieties based on their appearance under a microscope or, for differences that are more visually subtle, based on the behavior of a handful of genes. But in a bid to reveal even more distinctive diffe...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Cell Systems; R01EY020560 and U01EY027267, F32EY024201 K99EY027844, R01CA177669, U01CA196390, U01CA212007, P30CA006973, IOS-1656592; 2018-182718, 2018-183445, and 2018-183444
Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new function of ribosomes in human cells that may show the protein-making particle’s role in destroying healthy mRNAs, the messages that decode DNA into protein.
– Stowers Institute for Medical Research
New research by School of Nursing professor Sheila Ridner finds that a special scan measuring lymphatic fluid volume is significantly better than a tape measure at predicting which women undergoing treatment for breast cancer are at risk of developin...
– Vanderbilt University
Annals of Surgical Oncology
Dr. Hua-Ying Fan studies the cells of people who don’t get cancer. These people have a rare inherited disorder called Cockayne syndrome and, unfortunately, they don’t live long enough to develop cancer. But by studying their cells, Fan may be abl...
– University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
Journal of Biological Chemistry
A new study by a UT Southwestern oncologist exposes what she calls an alarming trend. E-cigarette use is climbing among cancer patients and cancer survivors and could have consequences in the future.
– UT Southwestern Medical Center
New research from The Wistar Institute sheds light on the function of the ARID1A protein, encoded by a gene that is among the most frequently mutated across human cancers.
– Wistar Institute
A team led by Ivaylo Ivanov of Georgia State University used the 200-petaflop IBM AC922 Summit system, the world’s smartest and most powerful supercomputer, to develop an integrative model of the transcription preinitiation complex (PIC), a complex...
– Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, May-2019
If you're looking for new story ideas, here is a selection of the more than 100 talks on clinically based topics that will be presented at ACSM's 66th Annual Meeting beginning May 28 in Orlando, Florida.
– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
An estimated 9,500 people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, yet many Americans will put themselves at greater risk for skin cancer over the upcoming holiday weekend. New data from the American Academy of Dermatology revea...
– American Academy of Dermatology
– Northwestern Medicine
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
The 10th Anniversary of Polly’s Run, the largest fundraiser for pancreatic cancer in New Mexico, will take place Sunday, June 2, at Tiguex Park near Albuquerque’s Old Town. All proceeds benefit the Polly Rogers Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at ...
– University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center Embargo expired on 28-May-2019 at 07:05 ET
Gary D. Steinberg, MD , a nationally recognized specialist in the surgical management of bladder cancer, has been named director of the Goldstein Urology Bladder Cancer Program at NYU Langone Health. His recruitment enhances the team of clinicians a...
– NYU Langone Health
University of Virginia Health System is joining a coalition of healthcare organizations to improve vaccination rates in western Virginia for human papillomavirus (HPV), a leading cause of cancer.
– University of Virginia Health System