Investigational Compound from Chinese Tree Bark Shows Potential as Treatment for...

A new compound found in the bark of a rare Chinese tree, called FL118, has powerful anticancer properties and a low toxicity profile. This...

Oral Sores and Cancer Treatment

“When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003, I was ready to fight for my life, but I didn’t know about mouth sores...

First-line Treatment with Pembrolizumab

Results of a phase III clinical trial called KEYNOTE-189, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), held April...

First Patients Enrolled in Landmark Lung Cancer Tri-Therapy Clinical Trial

As part of an international collaboration that looks to transform care for lung cancer patients the first patients have been enroll in a new...

Charitable Efforts Know No Boundaries When Helping the Underserved— Stakeholders Strive...

When a steady, relied-upon source of funding was ending, a public-private coalition of concerned stakeholders was created in Arizona to ensure that certain critical...

Anti-Leukemic Activity and Safety Data for Gilteritinib in Relapsed

As published in The Lancet Oncology this week, investigational data from the Phase I/II CHRYSALIS trial studying anti-leukemic activity and tolerability of gilteritinib, also...

Eric Rosenthal Reports: Placing Cancer Fear in its Proper Perspective

During his first inaugural address in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously said, “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” It was...

Palbociclib may have Wider Applicability in Targeting Cancer

Palbociclib (Ibrance®; Pfizer) an oral agent that target cyclin-dependent kinases (CDK4 and CDK6), which appear to promote tumor cell proliferation in hormone-receptor positive breast...

First Immunotherapy Expected for the treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Accounting for approximately 80% – 90% of all mesothelioma cases, malignant pleural mesothelioma or MPM is a rare but aggressive cancer. It is usually...

Encouraging Breakthrough in the Treatment of Patients with Multiple Myeloma

Excitement is growing for the treatment of patients with various forms of cancer using  immunotherapy — specific therapies that harness the power of a...

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