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2013

Dying Dad Pleads for Unapproved Cancer Drug

Medical oncologist Jedd Wolchok discussed an experimental drug that works by allowing immune cells to attack cancer cells

September 13, 2013
US Cancer Care in Crisis, Experts Say

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis commented on a report that found that cancer care in the US is growing more complex, expensive and difficult to deliver.

September 10, 2013
Genetic Mutation Increases Risk of Childhood Leukemia

Geneticist Kenneth Offit and colleagues discovered a genetic link specific to risk of childhood leukemia that could potentially be used to prevent the disease in leukemia-prone families.

September 9, 2013
Study Suggests Earlier Mammograms Could Save Lives

Radiologist Delia Keating commented on a study that suggests that regular mammography should be indicated for women under 50.

September 9, 2013
MRI May Not Improve Outcomes for Early Form of Breast Cancer

Breast surgeon Melissa Pilewskie discussed a study she led that found that the use of MRI before or immediately after surgery does not benefit women with early breast cancer.

September 4, 2013
What Breast Cancer Doctors Tell Their Friends

Surgical oncologist Deborah Capko offered advice for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

September 1, 2013
A Disease by Any Other Name: The Cancer Conundrum

Head and neck cancer surgeon Bhuvanesh Singh commented on a paper that found that the number of cases of thyroid cancer in the United States tripled from 1973 to 2009, largely due to more aggressive screening techniques and improved imaging.

August 27, 2013
Kidney Cancer Drugs Equal in Prolonging Survival: Study

Medical oncologist Robert Motzer discussed a study he led that showed that the drug pazopanib works as well as sunitinib for treating advanced kidney cancer.

August 22, 2013
Doctors Propose New Cancer Definition to Avoid Unnecessary Treatments

Medical oncologist Larry Norton commented on recommendations from a working group of the National Cancer Institute that suggested changing the definition of cancer.

August 15, 2013
Watching Bacteria Evolve, with Predictable Results

Cell researcher Joao Xavier performed an experiment on a common species of bacteria to test the theory of evolution.

August 15, 2013
New Debate on Prostate Cancer Drug

Prostate cancer surgeon Peter Scardino weighed in on a new study that has reignited a debate about whether men should use a baldness drug to prevent prostate cancer.

August 15, 2013
Lilly Lung Cancer Treatment Raises Survival in Study

Medical oncologist Paul Paik commented on an experimental drug that increased survival among patients with lung cancer in a new study.

August 13, 2013
Listen to Your Body

Medical oncologist Steven Sugarman discussed the importance of seeking second opinions.

August 13, 2013
Gene Breakthroughs Spark a Revolution in Cancer Treatment

Medical oncologist Mark Kris commented on the surge of new targeted therapies for cancer.

August 12, 2013
Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered

Cell researcher Michel Sadelain demonstrated that cancer-targeted immune cells can be grown in the lab from stem cells and that when infused into tumor-bearing mice, are able to attack cancer cells and suppress tumor growth.

August 11, 2013
Discovery May Help Pinpoint Risk of Lung Cancer Returning after Surgery

A study led by thoracic surgeon Prasad Adusumilli found that an abnormal cell pattern identified in the tumor tissue of some lung cancer patients may help to predict which tumors are more likely to recur after surgery.

August 7, 2013
Scientists Solve DNA Puzzle of Cord Stem Cell Infection

Infectious diseases specialist Eric Pamer commented on the discovery of a new bacterium responsible for cord colitis, a syndrome that affects a small number of patients treated with umbilical cord stem cells for blood cancer and other hematologic diseases.

August 7, 2013
No Through Road

Physician-scientist Charles Sawyers spoke about ongoing research to study why some patients develop resistance to cancer drugs.

August 5, 2013
Yesterday and Today

Medical oncologist Dean Bajorin discussed advances in the diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer.

August 5, 2013
Restaurant and Hotel Chefs Help Revamp City's Dreaded Hospital Food

Executive Chef Pnina Peled was interviewed about her role and the dishes she creates for hospital patients.

August 5, 2013