Saturday, October 20, 2018
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)—an enterprise that was at its inception an innovative and somewhat radical concept in cancer research: creating collaborative dream teams of researchers from various disciplines...
Each year, about 1.7 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer, and about 600,000 die from cancer. Fortunately, there are now over 16 million cancer survivors in the U.S. We know that pain is an issue for cancer patients, especially...
Earlier this year, thirteen years after losing her mother to glioblastoma, Manon Rinsma-Leonard, MSc*, found the inner strength to share her personal, heartbreaking, experience with the world. "13 Diamonds – Life Before Death from a Child’s Perspective", the book...
Bursts of laughter, tears of joy, sobs of sadness, love, grief, anger, it is all part of our story we call ‘Life’. It is a journey, a quest to pursue happiness. There are ups and downs, highs and lows,...
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. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Our Founders would be astonished that...
Researchers have shown for the first time that a form of artificial intelligence or machine learning known as a deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN or ConvNet), is better than experienced dermatologists at detecting skin cancer. Artificial neural network CNNs or...
A new type of personalized cancer vaccine has yielded promising results in an initial clinical trial conducted at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. With about...

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