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week in cancer news

  • September 25: The Week in Cancer News

    A trial shows that a form of targeted chemotherapy lengthens life for people with metastatic, triple-negative breast cancer, and researchers release more data on targeting KRAS-mutated lung cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

  • September 18: The Week in Cancer News

    A report finds that more progress is needed to reduce cancer health disparities, and a study indicates that drinking large amounts of coffee may slightly lengthen survival for people with advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

  • September 11: The Week in Cancer News

    Doctors and researchers point out that instructions on scalp cooling were not formulated with Black patients in mind, and the Food and Drug Administration approves a targeted therapy for lung cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

  • September 4: The Week in Cancer News

    A study finds that personal use of permanent hair dye is generally not associated with increased cancer risk, and Chadwick Boseman’s death starts conversations about early-onset colorectal cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

  • August 28: The Week in Cancer News

    ESMO issues guidance about biomarker testing, researchers break down coronavirus risk by cancer type, and the FDA approves liquid biopsy test across tumor types.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • August 21: The Week in Cancer News

    A combination of targeted therapies may be effective in people with bile duct cancers, and recent chemotherapy is not associated with worse outcomes from COVID-19.

    by Kate Yandell

  • August 14: Week in Cancer News

    Lung cancer death rates are on the decline, and a daughter mourns her mother’s death from cancer during the pandemic.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • August 7: The Week in Cancer News

    A study shows that new cancer diagnoses declined in March and April 2020, and the Food and Drug Administration approves a treatment for multiple myeloma.

    by Kate Yandell

  • July 31: The Week in Cancer News

    New cervical cancer screening guidelines emphasize the role of HPV testing, and a study shows a steep decline in health care visits by people with cancer in spring 2020.

    by Kate Yandell

  • July 24: The Week in Cancer News

    People who have been diagnosed with cancer are more likely than those without a cancer history to adhere to measures like wearing masks and avoiding crowded areas, and CAR-T cell therapy is becoming an option for treating more types of cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

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From the AACR

  • A CAR-T Cell Therapy Pioneer

    In an interview, Carl June discusses CAR-T cell therapy, as well as his own experience with COVID-19.

  • Advances in Lymphoma

    A meeting on lymphoma covered diverse topics, ranging from immunotherapeutic strategies to advances in single-cell analyses to health disparities.

  • Cancer Disparities Progress Report

    The inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report highlights the urgent need to reduce cancer health disparities and achieve health equity for all people.

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