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Fred Hutch approved for a $7.75M award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
A research team led by Scott Ramsey, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, or HICOR, has been approved for a $7.  [via Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center]

Inherited gene variation leaves young leukemia patients at risk for peripheral neuropathy
Research led by St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital investigators could help reduce side effects associated with the anti-cancer drug vincristine, which is widely used to treat cancer in children   [via St. Jude]

Novartis blood cancer drug wins U.S. OK after setback
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Novartis AG's drug to treat patients who have relapsed after earlier therapies for multiple myeloma, an aggressive blood cancer, even though   [via Reuters]

Adjuvant Sorafenib and Sunitinib Do Not Improve Outcomes in Locally Advanced Kidney Cancer | ASCO.org
Findings from a federally funded study suggest that patients with locally advanced kidney cancer should not be treated with either adjuvant sorafenib or sunitinib.  [via ASCO]

Active Surveillance of Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Associated With Decreased Survival | ASCO.org
An analysis of data on 945 patients with prostate cancer that is managed with active surveillance shows differences in outcomes depending on whether the patient was low or intermediate risk at   [via ASCO]




  Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Do you need a second Opinion?
When a patient receives news of what their biopsy showed, there may be several misconceptions.  [more]

Lung Cancer: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Lung Tumors
RFA is a promising local therapy that has evolved rapidly in recent years for the treatment of primary and secondary cancers in the lung.  [more]

Breast Cancer Surgery - Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Invasive breast cancer can spread through the lymph ducts and blood vessels to other areas of the body. The sentinel lymph node is the first lymph node(s) that the lymph ducts drain into.  [more]

 


 
 

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