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Newswise: Yale Cancer Center researchers combine targeted therapies to fight head and neck cancers

Article ID: 708321

Yale Cancer Center researchers combine targeted therapies to fight head and neck cancers

Yale Cancer Center

Yale Cancer Center researchers have identified a potential therapy that combines two types of molecularly targeted drugs to produce a synergistic effect against head and neck cancer.

Released:
19-Feb-2019 2:20 PM EST
Newswise: Danbury Hospital: Minimally Invasive Procedure Heals Woman’s Heart

Article ID: 707521

Danbury Hospital: Minimally Invasive Procedure Heals Woman’s Heart

Western Connecticut Health Network

An 86-year old woman from Danbury, Connecticut had Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) to treat severe aortic stenosis. TAVR is a minimally invasive procedure that is a safe alternative for patients who are at intermediate to high risk of complications from open heart surgery.

Released:
5-Feb-2019 9:15 AM EST

Article ID: 706423

Research reveals strategies for combating science misinformation

Yale School OF Forestry & Environmental Studies

Just as the scientific community was reaching a consensus on the dangerous reality of climate change, the partisan divide on climate change began to widen.

Released:
14-Jan-2019 12:40 PM EST
Newswise: Yale Cancer Center scientists advise caution in immunotherapy research
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    20-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 705690

Yale Cancer Center scientists advise caution in immunotherapy research

Yale Cancer Center

In a new study by Yale Cancer Center (YCC), scientists suggest that as the number of clinical trials in cancer immunotherapy grows exponentially, some caution should be exercised as we continue to better understand the biology of these new therapeutic targets.

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19-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
Newswise: Yale Cancer Center scientists show immunotherapy drug can help patients with metastatic melanoma
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    8-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 703627

Yale Cancer Center scientists show immunotherapy drug can help patients with metastatic melanoma

Yale Cancer Center

When melanoma turns metastatic, it spreads to the brain in more than 40% of patients. Published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO), a study by Yale Cancer Center researchers show a checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy drug has meaningful benefit for these patients.

Released:
8-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
Newswise: Yale Cancer Center Finds Patients Choose Cancer Care Based on Hospital Affiliations

Article ID: 703518

Yale Cancer Center Finds Patients Choose Cancer Care Based on Hospital Affiliations

Yale Cancer Center

Branding matters when it comes to choosing a hospital, according to a new novel study by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers published in the journal Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Released:
7-Nov-2018 9:30 AM EST
Newswise: Yale Cancer Center investigators show recommended, but underused treatment for rare blood cancer saves lives

Article ID: 703425

Yale Cancer Center investigators show recommended, but underused treatment for rare blood cancer saves lives

Yale Cancer Center

U.S. and European guidelines on treating Polycythemia Vera (PV), a potentially deadly blood cancer, call for two treatments for patients with high-risk disease: therapeutic phlebotomy and cytoreductive therapy with a drug called hydroxyurea (HU). HU is the most commonly used option, but evidence for HU treatment is limited and both treatments are underused. Now, researchers at Yale Cancer Center have documented reduced risk of death and incidence of blood clots in patients receiving those therapies.

Released:
5-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST
Newswise: Antonio Omuro named new Neuro-Oncology Chief at Yale Cancer Center

Article ID: 703369

Antonio Omuro named new Neuro-Oncology Chief at Yale Cancer Center

Yale Cancer Center

Antonio Omuro, M.D., has been appointed the new Chief of Neuro-Oncology and a Leader for the Brain Tumor Program at Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital.

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5-Nov-2018 10:45 AM EST

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