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2014

The Year in Lung Cancer: CT Screening, More Targeted Therapy

Medical oncologist Mark Kris discusses some of the biggest news stories about lung cancer in 2014.

December 10, 2014
For Lung Cancer Screening, a Small Dose of Hope

Epidemiologist Peter Bach discusses lung cancer screening.

December 9, 2014
Leukemia Therapy Shows Promise

Medical oncologist Eytan Stein discusses the novel drug AG-221. The drug generated durable remissions in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) by targeting a mutation of the IDH2 gene in a small, first-in-man study that represents a new, chemotherapy-free approach for attacking the malignancy.

December 7, 2014
Two Cancer Drugs for Hodgkin Lymphoma Shown Effective

Medical oncologist Craig Moskowitz discusses new research presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting.

December 6, 2014
Unknown Significance

Clinical geneticist Kenneth Offit discusses genetic testing.

December 5, 2014
How the Promise of Immunotherapy Is Transforming Oncology

Immunologist Jedd Wolchok was profiled in the Wall Street Journal about a growing group of immunotherapy super-survivors who transforming the world of oncology. Dr. Wolchok’s patient was also interviewed.

December 4, 2014
Discounted Drugs for Profit: Peter Bach, MD, on the 340B Program

Epidemiologist Peter Bach spoke with Medscape about the expansion of the 340B program and how hospitals and clinics are using drug discounts provided by the 340B program to generate revenue.

December 4, 2014
Stem Cells Show Potential for Treating Rare Skin Disease

Developmental biologist Lorenz Studer discusses how researchers have taken several steps toward using stem cells to treat rare genetic diseases.

November 26, 2014
Never Too Old for Chemo

Medical oncologist William Tew discusses how researchers are exploring different treatment options for elderly patients with cancer.

November 26, 2014
Surviving Caregiving

Licensed clinical psychologist Allison Applebaum discusses how cancer impacts caregivers as well as patients.

November 25, 2014
Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills

Epidemiologist Peter Bach discusses drug expenses in The New York Times.

November 24, 2014
In NEJM, Clues to Which Melanomas Respond to Immunotherapy

Immunologist Jedd Wolchok and Radiation oncologist Timothy Chan discuss their research published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

November 21, 2014
Uterine Leiomyosarcoma: Rare Tumor in Clinical Trials

Medical oncologist Martee Hensley discussed the lack of presurgical modalities to differentiate benign uterine fibroids from malignancy, the controversy over morcellation, the deficiencies of current staging systems, and the challenges and initiatives undertaken to manage uterine leiomyosarcoma in Medscape.

November 20, 2014
Scientists Close in on Non-Addictive Opioid Painkillers

Pharmacologist Gavril Pasternak discusses opioid painkillers in USA Today.

November 18, 2014
DNA Tape Recorder

Stem cell biologist Danwei Huangfu discusses a system that edits DNA in response to chemical stimuli or light, allowing bacteria to record environmental events in their genetic material.

November 14, 2014
Understanding Blood Cancers

Physician-scientist Marcel R.M. van den Brink discusses blood cancers in U.S. News & World Report.

November 13, 2014
The Burden Of Colon Cancer Shifts From Rich To Poor

Biostatistician Ann Zauber discusses how the trend in people diagnosed with colorectal cancer has shifted.

November 12, 2014
Study Points to Overdiagnosis of Thyroid Cancer

Endocrinologist R. Michael Tuttle and Surgeon Ashok Shaha discuss thyroid cancer in The New York Times.

November 6, 2014
Genetically Modified Cells Learn to Fight Mesothelioma

Thoracic surgeon Prasad Adusumilli discusses his work with T cells in fighting mesothelioma.

November 6, 2014