NCI Launches Competition to Spur Research on Breast Cancer Genomics, Disease Risk

Last month, NCI launched a competition to spur research in an area of great public health interest: the genomic basis...

Cancer Currents Now Available in Spanish

As part of our effort to more effectively reach patients, health care providers, and researchers with timely, authoritative, and scientifically...

Next Round of Grant Solicitations for Provocative Questions Announced

The next round of grant solicitations for Provocative Questions has been announced. Source link

Test May Identify Poor Prognosis for Some Patients with Lung Cancer

A panel of three genetic markers may help to identify patients with early-stage lung cancer who have a very strong...

Driving With Cancer

“Why don’t you get to somewhere that you can park and call me back?” My trial balloon just crashed to...

Pancreatic Cancer Study Finds Possible Diagnostic Marker in Blood

A protein attached to vesicles circulating in the blood could be a biological marker for detecting early signs of pancreatic...

Setting the Course: Genomics Workshop on Childhood Cancers Identifies Research Opportunities

NCI recently convened a workshop to discuss the status of genomic characterization for childhood cancers and to identify opportunities for...

Diagnosis – Do You Need a Second Opinion?

After being diagnosed with cancer (or any serious illness), it may at first come as a big shock to the...

Oncolytic Virus Therapy Shows Benefit in Patients with Melanoma

In a large clinical trial, the oncolytic virus therapy T-VEC improved the durable response rate and median survival in patients...