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Breast Cancer Screening Costs High, Benefits Uncertain, for Women in 40s

There are substantial costs associated with breast cancer screenings for U.S. women in their 40s, a new Yale Cancer Center-led study finds, and these costs vary widely by region.
25-Mar-2020 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Mehra Golshan Appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center

Mehra Golshan, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S., has been appointed the inaugural Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, and Interim Director of the...
24-Mar-2020 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Yale Cancer Center Study Shows Long-Term Survival Benefit for Certain Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer

According to the results of a large, global study led by Yale Cancer Center researchers, even a tiny amount of a biomarker known as PD-L1 (programmed death-ligand1) can predict a long-term survival benefit from using pembrolizumab (Keytruda).
20-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Lenox receives Yale Cancer Center Ruth McCorkle Oncology Advanced Practice Provider award

Raymond Lenox, APRN, was presented with the Yale Cancer Center Ruth McCorkle Oncology Advanced Practice Provider Award at YCC’s annual Conclave.
3-Feb-2020 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Yan wins Yale Cancer Center Class of 1961 Cancer Research Award

Qin Yan, Ph.D., was presented with the Yale Cancer Center (YCC) Class of 1961 Cancer Research Award at YCC’s annual Conclave
3-Feb-2020 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Yale Cancer Center presents Research awards during annual Conclave

Yale Cancer Center (YCC) held its annual Conclave and award ceremony. The night celebrated the accomplishments of goals set for 2019 and honored faculty and staff with clinical and research prizes.
3-Feb-2020 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Yale Cancer Center Awards for Clinical Excellence presented during annual Conclave

Debra Brandt, D.O. and Kevin Kim, M.D. were each honored with the Yale Cancer Center (YCC) Award for Clinical Excellence at YCC’s annual Conclave on Monday, January 13.
3-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Sanft named Chief Patient Experience Officer at Smilow Cancer Hospital

Tara Sanft, M.D., associate professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Director of the Smilow Cancer Hospital (SCH) Survivorship Clinic, has been appointed the inaugural Chief Patient Experience Officer at Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and SCH at Yale...
10-Jan-2020 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Five Ways to Lower Your Skin Cancer Risk

Experts at Yale Cancer Center say unless you take the right precautions, sun exposure (even if you don't get scorched) can damage your skin, causing wrinkles, age spots and even skin cancer.
22-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Yale Expert Discusses Treatment for Endometrial Cancer

Dr. Alesandro Santin Discusses Treatment for Endometrial Cancer
3-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT

Expert Speaks on Utilizing Information Technology to Address Oral Chemotherapy Challenges

Utilizing Information Technology to Address Oral Chemotherapy Challenges
26-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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Yale Expert Available to Speak on Medical Marijuana for Children with Cancer

12-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT

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Overcoming Resistance to Immunotherapy

For some cancer patients, the road to remission and healing can have its share of speed bumps. That’s particularly true of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who develop a secondary, or acquired, resistance to immunotherapy, which...
27-Oct-2017 11:50 AM EDT

Daniel P. Petrylak, MD, on Urothelial Carcinoma: Results of the RANGE Trial

6-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT

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Yale Expert Wins Prestigious 2017 Warren Alpert Prize

6-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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Backed by Yale Cancer Center Research, FDA Approves New Immunotherapy Drug for Stomach Cancer

22-Sep-2017 4:30 PM EDT

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Yale Cancer Center combines a tradition of innovative cancer treatment and quality care for our patients. A National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center for over 40 years, Yale Cancer Center is one of only 45 Centers in the nation.

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