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    February 15: The Week in Cancer News

    Guidelines recommend that all breast cancer patients be offered genetic testing, and a report indicates that disparities in cancer incidence and mortality between black and white Americans are getting smaller.

    by Kate Yandell

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    February 8: The Week in Cancer News

    A study finds that a new shingles vaccine is safe and likely effective in adult cancer patients, and a review article shows that some cancer patients with HIV can benefit from immunotherapy.

    by Kate Yandell

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    February 1: The Week in Cancer News

    Unsupported claims of a “complete cure” for cancer spread across the internet and airwaves, and a new policy aims to increase inclusion of older patients in research.

    by Kate Yandell

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    January 25: The Week in Cancer News

    A trial finds that it is safe to take a hormone-blocking drug to reduce prostate cancer risk, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing for cancer risk factors expands.

    by Kate Yandell

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    January 18: The Week in Cancer News

    A study sheds light on predicting immunotherapy response, and a company starts testing a digital chemotherapy pill.

    by Kate Yandell

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    January 11: The Week in Cancer News

    Government guidance asks hospitals to post prices online, and a study shows that cancer patients are less likely to enroll in clinical trials if they have coexisting health conditions.

    by Kate Yandell

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    January 4: The Week in Cancer News

    A financial transparency law goes into effect, researchers investigate a link between hot flashes and breast cancer, and the hunt for a better synthetic cell culture medium.

    by Brad Jones

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    December 21: The Week in Cancer News

    Judicial threats to the Affordable Care Act continue, and a study investigates the long-term risks of chemotherapy.

    by Kate Yandell and Marci A. Landsmann

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    December 14: The Week in Cancer News

    A long-term trial presents new evidence on who should have surgery for localized prostate cancer, and a review finds that women are temporarily at increased risk of breast cancer after giving birth.

    by Kate Yandell

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    December 7: The Week in Cancer News

    A trial tests a new treatment for some patients with early-stage breast cancer, and studies assess how long the benefits of CAR-T cell therapy last for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

    by Kate Yandell

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