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Parents Consider Cancer Prevention Potential the Primary Reason for HPV Vaccination

Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines are designed to prevent infection by certain types of human papilloma virus. The currently available vaccines generally protect against two, four, or nine types...

Why Do We Need a Right-to-Try Bill in America?

Congress recently passed, and President Trump signed, the “Right to Try” bill that gives dying patients limited access to drugs that have not yet been approved by the U.S....

Griffith R. Harsh IV to Lead Neurological Surgery at UC Davis

Renowned surgeon, scientist and educator Griffith Rutherford Harsh IV has been selected as chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery and the Julian R. Youmans Chair in Neurological Surgery...

Study Shows Children with Neuroblastoma may have an Elevated Risk

The findings from a study published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, shows that pediatric neuroblastoma patients are at elevated risk for long-term psychological impairment. In...

Chemotherapy Extends Life by Nearly Twenty Months for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

In a randomized phase III trial patients with surgically removed pancreatic cancer who received modified FOLFIRINOX (mFOLFIRINOX), a chemotherapy regimen containing four different medicines including oxaliplatin, leucovorin, and irinotecan...

Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy May Help People With Pancreatic Cancer Live Longer

A randomized, phase III trial, called PREOPANC-1, funded in part by the Dutch Cancer Society KWF/Koningin Wilhelmina Fonds, found that people who received chemotherapy with radiation, also known as...