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week in cancer news

  • July 1: The Week in Cancer News

    Colorectal cancer screening less prevalent in the younger end of the recommended age group, and cancer patients targeted online with ads for unproven treatment.

    by Eric Fitzsimmons

  • June 24: The Week in Cancer News

    American Cancer Society reacts to Supreme Court decision, and research highlights the disproportionate burden of cancer mortality on Black people.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • June 17: The Week in Cancer News

    Clinical trials rebound after COVID-19 setbacks, and early treatment leads to significant reduction in anal cancer risk among people with HIV.

    by Thomas Celona

  • June 10: The Week in Cancer News

    Patients who lose weight through bariatric surgery have a lower cancer risk, and a HER2-targeted therapy gets striking results in HER2-low breast cancer patients.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • June 3: The Week in Cancer News

    Contrast dye shortage delays scans for cancer, and more public assistance linked to higher survival rates for Black cancer patients.

    by Eric Fitzsimmons

  • May 27: The Week in Cancer News

    A blood test could help determine who benefits from checkpoint inhibitors in lung cancer, and the FDA approves a drug combination for certain patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • May 20: The Week in Cancer News

    Esophageal cancer increases in the middle-aged, and adolescent and young adult leukemia survivors face continued mortality risk after treatment ends.

    by Eric Fitzsimmons

  • May 13: The Week in Cancer News

    First child to receive CAR T-cell therapy celebrates 10 years cancer-free, and authorization denials delay treatment for patients with Medicare Advantage.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • May 6: The Week in Cancer News

    Adolescents and young adult cancer survivors at higher risk for dying from a new cancer diagnosis, and FDA grants full approval to Enhertu for metastatic HER2-postive breast cancer.

    by Eric Fitzsimmons

  • April 29: The Week in Cancer News

    FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes, and proton beam therapy on the rise but with growing racial disparity.

    by Thomas Celona

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