Two Studies Confirm Liquid Biopsies to Accurately Track Treatment Response to...

Two clinical studies by researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and published this earlier this month confirm that liquid biopsies, a simple and...

Pembrolizumab as 1st-line Therapy for Merkel Cell Carcinoma Shows Improved Survival

A study of pembrolizumab (Keytruda®; Merck & Co), an IgG4 isotype antibody that blocks a protective mechanism of cancer cells and thereby allows the...

Study Shows How Molecular Profiling may Help Catch Lung Cancer Early,...

The world's first genetic sequencing of precancerous lung lesions, referred to as lung carcinoma in situ (CIS) are the preinvasive precursor to squamous cell...

Comparison of State-by-State Data Shows Melanoma Survival Varies Regionally

Cancer of the skin is by far the most common of all cancers and while melanoma accounts for only about 1% of all skin...

Study Confirms Complication Rates and Costs for Drugs and Diagnostics Higher...

According to a new study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, complication rates following invasive diagnostic procedures for lung abnormalities were...

Specific Class of Biomarkers May help Take Uncertainty Out of Cancer...

A cancer diagnosis is a terrifying experience, and for most patients the associated uncertainty is especially frightening. Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in...

Childhood Lymphoma Survivors have Elevated Risk of Solid Cancers

With new and advanced treatments, most children treated for various forms of lymphoma have the opportunity to survive into adulthood.  These patients are, however,...

Despite Receiving Similar Treatment as White Women, Black Women have Worse...

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States and worldwide. Furthermore, hormone-receptor–positive, axillary node–negative disease accounts for approximately half...

The Future of Medicine is Bright: Personalized Medicine, Predictive Analytics and...

Modern medicine is to change dramatically. Over the past 200 years medicine has seen extraordinary developments and advances. From microbiology to the sequencing of the...

Proof-of-Concept Study of Live Tumor Cell Biomarker Test in Prostate Cancer

Results of a risk stratification study designed to demonstrate the ability of a new live tumor cell phenotypic biomarker test to identify patients with...

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