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Mar 05, 2015

Myriad publishes myPath Melanoma pivotal validation study

Myriad Genetics, Inc. has announced the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology published data from a pivotal clinical validation study that showed the myPath Melanoma test is highly effective at... Read More
Mar 05, 2015

FDA expands approved use of Opdivo to treat lung cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approved use of Opdivo (nivolumab) to treat patients with advanced (metastatic) squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with progression... Read More
Mar 05, 2015

Combination cell-gene therapy for lung cancer to be tested in UK patients

A pioneering new combined cell-gene therapy to treat lung cancer will be tested in NHS patients this year, after receiving £2m of Biomedical Catalyst funding from the Medical Research Council... Read More
Mar 05, 2015

Scientists discover new roles for viral genes in the human genome

The human genome is the blueprint for human life, but much of this blueprint still remains a mystery. Read More
Mar 05, 2015

Under our nose: supplemental oxygen can make tumors shrink, says new study

A method of profoundly enhancing some cancer treatments could be right under our noses. Read More
Mar 05, 2015

Brain tumor patients fare better with private insurance, new study finds

Brain tumor patients who are uninsured or use Medicaid stay hospitalized longer and develop more medical complications than those with private insurance, University of Florida Health researchers have... Read More
Mar 05, 2015

Researchers investigate possible colon cancer risk for new generation of weight-loss drugs

Gastric bypass and similar stomach-shrinking surgeries are a popular option for obese patients looking to lose weight or treat type 2 diabetes. Read More
Mar 05, 2015

'Stem cell' test could identify most aggressive breast cancers

Testing breast cancer cells for how closely they resemble stem cells could identify women with the most aggressive disease, a new study suggests. Read More
Mar 05, 2015

MR spectroscopy shows precancerous breast changes in women with BRCA gene

A magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) technique that monitors biochemical changes in tissue could improve the management of women at risk of breast cancer, according to a new study published online... Read More
Mar 04, 2015

Reshaping tumor cells may be new way to treat breast cancer

A new study shows that the shape of a tumor cell can influence its response to inflammatory molecules in the immune system, so as to either drive or stop cancer. Read More
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