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Research Updates

Treatment

  • Forward Look

    The Proof of the Proton Is in the Result

    Proton beam radiation therapy is expensive and controversial.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • When Cancer Rings Twice

    One out of every six people diagnosed with cancer this year will be facing it for, at least, the second time.

    by Melissa Weber

  • Of Mice and Marriage

    For more than three decades, cancer geneticists Neal Copeland and Nancy Jenkins have been a team both inside and outside the lab.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Forward Look

    The Cancer Genome Atlas

    Large-scale genomics effort could lead to new strategies for tackling cancer.

    by Alexandra Goho

  • Forward Look

    Guiding Patients From Screening Through Treatment

    Patient navigators can play an important role in cancer care.

    by Alanna Kennedy-Gorman

  • Cutting Cancer’s Engine

    Renewed interest in research about metabolism, the process cells use to fuel their growth, could lead to new types of cancer treatments.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Missing the Mark

    Only one-third of new cancer therapies or drug combinations tested in phase III clinical trials prove to be better than the standard of care. Researchers explain why and how they are aiming to improve the odds.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Forward Look

    Bridging the Distance

    Q&A with medical oncologist Ana María López, medical director of the telemedicine program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Forward Look

    Treading Carefully With Medical Scans

    To reduce your long-term cancer risk, make sure the tests are justified.

    by Ingfei Chen

  • Forward Look

    A Trojan Horse to Fight Cancer

    An experimental treatment shows the potential of a new family of targeted drugs.

    by Stephen Ornes