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“This is the fight of our lives, and we will never stop working to end this disease,” the first lady told the National Cancer Institute.
The National Cancer Institute discusses the progress of the Cancer Moonshot to accelerate cancer research.
People who have had evidence of a prior infection appear to have some degree of protection against being reinfected with the virus.
The nanoparticles led to more cancer-killing immune cells and slowed the growth of melanoma in mice.
People who received this form of radiation therapy for spinal metastases were pain-free up to 6 months after treatment.
Obesity, physical inactivity and smoking may be factors that are responsible for the rise of early-onset disease.
“Today, it is not only youth who are at risk for smoking initiation. We will need to carefully consider young adults as well.”
Researchers are developing a new class of drugs called radiopharmaceuticals, which deliver radiation therapy directly to cancer cells.
Keytruda plus chemotherapy should be a new standard of care as first-line therapy in patients with esophageal cancer, say researchers.
Researchers want to determine whether oligometastatic tumors can either prolong or improve the quality of life for patients.
“It appears that oncologists are not prescribing opioids as much as they did previously."
“People living with HIV shoulder an enormous burden of cancer,” said lead researcher Joseph Sparano, MD.
The iCanQuit app is 1 1/2 times more efficacious than National Cancer Institute QuitGuide app, based on US clinical practice guidelines.
Adding the targeted drug to chemo and radiation treatment is safe and increases the chance that most of the tumor will die before surgery.
Women who took this drug in addition to standard chemotherapy lived longer than those who just received standard chemo.
In recent years, deaths from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have decreased even faster than the decrease in NSCLC incidence.
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