New Targeted Therapies Show Promise for Treating Advanced GIST

Two new targeted therapies have shown promise in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) that have developed resistance to standard...

New on NCI’s Websites for December 2016

An NCI Cancer Currents blog post that provides an update on new content of interest to the cancer community recently...

Less Chemotherapy May Be Best Choice for Some Patients with Colon Cancer, Study Shows

A shorter course of chemotherapy following surgery may be preferred to longer treatment for some patients with colon cancer, results...

New Mouse Model Closely Mimics Most Common Leukemia in Infants

Researchers have created a long-sought-after mouse model for an aggressive form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia that occurs commonly in infants...

FDA Approves Rucaparib for BRCA-Positive Ovarian Cancer

The FDA has approved rucaparib for women with BRCA-positive advanced ovarian cancer based on findings from two small clinical trials...

Ibrutinib Relieves Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease Symptoms

The targeted cancer therapy ibrutinib can effectively treat the symptoms of chronic graft-versus-host disease, a common and serious complication of...

The Global Economic Burden of Tobacco: An Interview with Dr. Mark Parascandola

NCI’s Dr. Mark Parascandola answers questions about The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control, the latest in a series of...

Shifts Seen in Tobacco Product Types Purchased in US

The consumption of cigarettes, small cigars, and chewing tobacco has declined over the past 15 years, according to a new...

Exercise With Leg Lymphedema

Fitness Article: Exercise with Lymphedema of the Leg… I am writing this article from two points of view, as an...