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Yale Scientists Develop Precision Medicine Approach to Metabolic Therapy for Breast Cancer

Scientists at Yale Cancer Center have found that patients with breast cancer and high levels of insulin in the blood may be responsive to metabolism-targeting treatments, which in turn may improve the effectiveness of subsequent chemotherapy...
20-May-2022 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Treatment Efficacy Score a Better Way to Predict Long-Term Survival in Breast Cancer Trials

In a study led by Dr. Lajos Pusztai, Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) at Yale Cancer Center, researchers across various institutions, and on behalf of the I-SPY consortium, developed a novel continuous residual cancer based metric to compare...
10-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How do Patients Feel about Using AI in Healthcare?

New research from Yale Cancer Center provides a new understanding of patients’ views of artificial intelligence (AI) in health care. W
10-May-2022 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Combination Immunotherapy Improves Outcomes for Patients with Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

The phase 2 clinical trial of a multi-center study known as the COAST clinical trial has demonstrated improved outcomes using immunotherapy combinations for patients with unresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer, according to researchers at...
25-Apr-2022 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Yale findings broaden the repertoire of cancer-relevant genes

Following an analysis of over 12,000 human genes, research from Yale Cancer Center indicates there is cancer-relevant importance in a much larger proportion of human genes than current cancer research models suggest.
14-Apr-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Yale Cancer Center Study Reports Racial Disparities for Gastrointestinal Surgery

African-American adult patients are more likely than white patients to receive substandard gastrointestinal cancer surgery, according a large study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center. The findings are reported today in the journal JAMA Network...
4-Apr-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Yale research reveals “biologically older” tissue in patients with breast cancer

An analysis by Yale Cancer Center researchers identified accelerated genetic aging in breast tissue adjacent to breast cancer tumors. Their findings demonstate that adjacent breast tissue is “biologically older” than the chronologic age of the...
31-Mar-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Yale Scientists Discover a New Pathogenic Mechanism in Hematological Malignancies

Scientists at Yale Cancer Center have discovered new consequences of specific gene mutations that play a role in the development of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
17-Mar-2022 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Patients with Cancer Can Navigate COVID-19 for the Holidays

Smilow Cancer Hospital expert has the latest recommendations for patients and families.
20-Dec-2021 8:00 AM EST

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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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