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New Technique by Yale Cancer Center Scientists May Improve Detection and Treatment of Advanced Brain Cancer

In a new study, Yale Cancer Center scientists have demonstrated a powerful method to analyze how tumor cells are altered as they metastasize to the brain.
29-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center receive grant from Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation to fund Hematology Research Center

Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital (SCH) are proud to announce a five-year grant awarded by The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation to establish The DeLuca Center for Innovation in Hematology Research.
24-Apr-2019 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smilow Cancer Hospital first in Connecticut to perform CAR T-cell therapy

One of the most promising new generations of cancer treatment called Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is now available for patients at Smilow Cancer Hospital. CAR T-cell therapy is groundbreaking immunotherapy that can cure patients...
28-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
19-Feb-2019 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Yale Cancer Center scientists advise caution in immunotherapy research

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...
19-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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...
8-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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.
7-Nov-2018 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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...
5-Nov-2018 5:05 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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About

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.

Yale Cancer Center is a collaboration between nationally and internationally renowned scientists and physicians at Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven. This partnership enables the Center to provide the best approaches for prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment for cancer.

Experts

  • Roy Herbst

    Ensign Professor; Professor; Chief

    Keywords:
    Lung Cancer, Nsclc, Clinical Trials For Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, Immunotherapy
     
     
  • Charles Fuchs

    Professor; Director; Physician-in-Chief

    Keywords:
    Colorectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, Cancer epidemiology, Cancer Prevention and Control
     
     
  • Anees Chagpar

    Associate Professor; Director, Assistant Director

    Keywords:
    Breast Cancer, Yale Cancer Center, breast surgeon, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome breast cancer, Breast Neoplasms, Global affairs, Healthcare
     
     

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Anne Doerr
Director of Media Relations

anne.doerr@yale.edu

203-737-2629

Renee Gaudette
Director of Marketing & Public Affairs

renee.gaudette@yale.edu

203-671-8156

Scott Gettinger
Associate Professor of Medicine

scott.gettinger@yale.edu

Emily Montemerlo
Marketing Coordinator

emily.fenton@yale.edu

203-785-4343

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