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Genetic analysis of rare, often deadly cervical cancer uncovers potential treatments

For the study, which involved patients from across the world, Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) analyzed the genetic landscape of 66 tumors, the largest series of cervical NET ever reported in scientific...
16-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Topical shows promise in treating precancerous cervical condition

Cervical cancer, often caused by persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infections, remains a public health challenge worldwide despite falling diagnoses related to the success of the HPV vaccine[GR1] in young adult women.
9-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Molecular subtypes of advanced kidney cancer matter for treatment response

A new study published April 4 in Cancer Cell was led by Yale Cancer Center researchers, who collaborated with investigators nationally to differentiate the molecular subgroups of RCC tumors to better understand how their makeup might affect...
4-Apr-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Yale Cancer Center Experts, Scientists to Share Vision and Research at Leading Conference

The five-day session (April 5-10), themed as “Inspiring Science. Fueling Progress. Revolutionizing Care,” will include new findings from Yale Cancer Center researchers.
1-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Yale Cancer Center experts present new research on obesity, tobacco, evolution, and early onset cancers at leading oncology conference

Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians and scientists will share new data for breakthrough and emerging cancer treatments as well as new discoveries in obesity, tobacco, evolution, and early onset cancers in early April at...
18-Mar-2024 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why a Targeted Therapy Is Better Than Immunotherapy For Some Patients With Inoperable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation, tends not to respond well to immunotherapy treatments, including durvalumab. However, Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers recently reported in the Journal...
31-Jan-2024 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Novel Immunotherapy Selectively Targets Malignant T Cells

One major hurdle in the development of safe and effective immunotherapies has been the risk of depleting healthy T cells during CAR-T treatment that seeks out and kills cancerous T-cells. In a new study published in Nature Communications, Yale...
24-Jan-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Leading Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Cancer Conferences to Feature Yale Cancer Center Researchers

Yale Cancer Center researchers at Yale School of Medicine will present new cancer research at the 2024 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium as well as the ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium this...
19-Jan-2024 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Yale Cancer Center Experts Present New Research at Hematology Annual Meeting

Physicians and scientists from Yale Cancer Center, part of Yale School of Medicine, will present new research at the 65th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, Calif., from December 9 to 12. This year’s...
28-Nov-2023 4:05 PM EST

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Asher Marks, MD, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

What are some of the biggest challenges you face in caring for cancers in children? The biggest challenges are around supporting the parents. For the most part, children are resilient and upbeat.
28-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT

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Courtney Gibson, MD, MS, FACS, in honor of Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

What advances have made the biggest impact in the treatment of patients with thyroid cancer over the last five years, and what is the outlook for thyroid cancer in the next five years? Molecular testing (MT) to examine somatic changes has become an...
18-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT

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Michael E. Karellas, MD, FACS, in honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate screening is a critical part of early diagnosis. How would you encourage a man reading this to see his doctor to begin prostate screenings? The decision to screen for prostate cancer is highly individualized, considering each man’s...
18-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT

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Francine Foss, MD, in honor of Blood Cancer Awareness Month

As we honor lymphoma awareness month, what do you want our patients and families to pause and remember?Lymphoma is a disease which can strike any one of us, young and old, at any time.
18-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT

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Early Exposure to Medicine Inspired Committed Careers

By their early 20s, two of Yale’s most prominent cancer experts had each been immersed in healthcare battles for many years. Few people would have been surprised if they chose careers outside of healthcare. Instead, Drs. Eric Winer and Patricia...
8-Jun-2023 8:05 AM EDT

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