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PET Scans Show Biomarkers Could Spare Some Breast Cancer Patients from Chemotherapy

Roisin Connolly, M.B.B.Ch., M.D., associate professor of oncology Credit: Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
21-Feb-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Researchers Define Cells Used In Bone Repair

Research led by Johns Hopkins investigators has uncovered the roles of two types of cells found in the vessel walls of fat tissue and described how these cells may help speed bone repair.
20-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Drug ‘Librarian’ Discovers New Compound That May Thwart Common Surgery Complication

In a strategic search, Johns Hopkins scientists created and screened a library of 45,000 new compounds containing chemical elements of widely used immune system suppressants, and say they found one that may prevent reperfusion injury, a...
20-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Develop New One-Two Punch Against Melanoma in Mouse Model

Researchers at the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Johns Hopkins and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine report two new forms of an older anti-cancer agent they developed appear to enhance the immune system’s...
19-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Adolescent Female Blood Donors At Risk For Iron Deficiency And Associated Anemia

Study: Adolescent Female Blood Donors At Risk For Iron Deficiency And Associated Anemia 02/19/2019 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook Share to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More New public health measures could help...
18-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Noninvasive Liquid Biopsies Rapidly, Accurately Determine Response to Cancer Treatment

Results of two clinical studies have added to evidence that blood-based liquid biopsies can accurately track lung cancer treatment responses by measuring circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) during immunotherapy and related treatments.
13-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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How Viagra Puts A Brake on A Master Growth Regulator to Treat Heart Disease

When normal cells grow, divide or do any job in the body, they do so in response to a whole slew of internal sensors that measure nutrients and energy supply, and environmental cues that inform what happens outside the cell.
12-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Immunotherapy Appears Better Than Chemotherapy for Aggressive Type of Skin Cancer

The first study of the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab as the initial treatment for patients with a rare but aggressive form of skin cancer known as Merkel cell carcinoma reports better responses and longer survival than expected with conventional...
7-Feb-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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