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Children with aggressive blood cancers have differences — not just in the DNA code of their blood cells — but also in the heavily twisted protein superstructure that controls access to genes.
– NYU Langone Health
Nature Genetics; P01 CA229086, R01 CA228135, R01 CA216421, R01 CA202025, R01 CA133379, R01 CA149655, R01 CA194923, R01 CA188293 Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2020 at 12:00 ET
A study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has found that myelin is surprisingly dynamic, a discovery that has implications for treatment of multiple sclerosis and a type of myelin damage caused by some chemotherapy drugs, often...
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Journal of Clinical Investigation Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2020 at 16:00 ET
Penn Medicine research shows genetically engineering macrophages – an immune cell that eats invaders in the body – could be the key to unlocking cellular therapies that effectively target solid tumors
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Nature Biotechnology Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2020 at 12:00 ET
Experts from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance share lessons learned from early experiences treating people with cancer during COVID-19 outbreak via free online article in JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)
JNCCN.org Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2020 at 08:05 ET
Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that a cellular process known as autophagy promotes survival in mouse models by suppressing oxidative stress and a tumor suppressor known as p53.
– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Genes & Development, Mar-2020 Embargo expired on 18-Mar-2020 at 17:00 ET
Researchers at the George Washington University published a new knowledgebase and web portal, OncoMX, which will improve the exploration and research of cancer biomarkers in the context of related evidence.
– George Washington University
JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, March-2020
April’s edition of SLAS Discovery features the cover article, “Maximizing the Value of Cancer Drug Screening in Multicellular Tumor Spheroid Cultures: A Case Study in Five Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cell Lines.”
Irvine, Calif., March 23, 2020 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have shown that they can give cells a short-term boost of energy through mitochondrial transplantation. The team’s study, published today in the Journal of the A...
– University of California, Irvine
Journal of the American Heart Association, Mar-2020
Older patients with prostate, breast, or lung cancer are more likely to be hospitalized after chemotherapy if they take more than five other medicines.
– Thomas Jefferson University
Journal of Geriatric Oncology
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that the age of certain immune cells used in immunotherapy plays a role in how effective it is. These cells — natural killer (NK) cells — appear to be more effective ...
– Washington University in St. Louis
In the review published in the journal European Urology Oncology, researchers compiled the results of 22 different studies that analyzed the urine of people who used e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, including cigarettes, to check for evidence ...
– University of North Carolina Health Care System
European Urology Oncology, March-2020
Pembrolizumab shows promise for some advanced, hard-to-treat rare cancers. Open-label Phase II study at MD Anderson reports on four cancer types.
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer
As the global pandemic continues and its impact increasingly disrupts daily life in the U.S., a new ongoing survey launched this week reveals specific concerns about the novel coronavirus among people living with chronic illnesses, who feel these con...
– Health Perspectives Group
For Erika Maestas, MD, the journey to UNM Cancer Center is a journey home. Maestas grew up in Albuquerque, while her parents hailed from rural northern New Mexico. She likes that the UNM Cancer Center’s cutting edge research into cancer treatments ...
– University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
If you or a loved one just had a scheduled cardiac or thoracic operation postponed because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you are not alone.
– The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Could medicines that activate the immune system protect against COVID-19 infection?
– University of Colorado Cancer Center
The Association of American Cancer Institutes calls for the immediate implementation of the Defense Production Act to marshal American manufacturing to confront the COVID-19 emergency.
– Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)
– Indiana University
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) announces addition of UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and
UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center to not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers responsible for creating and up...
– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Embargo expired on 24-Mar-2020 at 08:35 ET
Lipid droplets, membrane-bound packages of lipids, have been one of our cells’ least studied components. But recently, more scientists have begun probing the mysteries that surround them and finding fascinating results. James Olzmann, Ph.D., discus...
– NIH, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)