European Medicines Agency Validates and Grants Accelerated Assessment for Quizartinib in AML

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) validated for review and granted accelerated assessment to the Marketing Authorization Application for quizartinib, an investigational oral selective FLT3 inhibitor being developed by Daiichi...

Lower Burden and Better Mental Health Outcomes Reported by African-American Caregivers

Informal caregivers, such as partners, children and other family members as well as close friends, provide essential support to cancer patients. Following diagnosis and the first phases of the...

Cancer Mortality May Increase for Successive Generations of Latino Immigrants

In 2016 the United States Census Bureau estimated that 18% of the population in the continental United States and Hawaii, approximately 57.5 million people, identified themselves as Hispanic or...

Culturally Tailored Messages Increase HPV Vaccination of Asian American Adolescents

Results from a pilot study supported by the National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities and presented at the 11th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer...

Cultural Competency Training Improves Oncologists’ LGBT-related Knowledge and Clinical Practices

An interactive online LGBT cultural competency training program for oncologists may be improve LGBT-related knowledge and clinical practices. This is the preliminary result of a pilot study of oncologists...

Knowledge Alone is Not Enough to Defeat Cancer

In a new book, prominent oncologists Philip A. Salem, MD, Director Emeritus of Cancer Research at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston, Texas, and President of Salem Oncology...