Oncology & Cancer

Cancer immunotherapy target helps fight solid tumors

Yvonne Chen engineers immune cells to target their most evasive enemy: cancer. New cancer immunotherapies generate immune cells that are effective killers of blood cancers, but they have a hard time with solid tumors. Chen, ...

Medical research

A new way to monitor cancer radiation therapy doses

More than half of all cancer patients undergo radiation therapy and the dose is critical. Too much and the surrounding tissue gets damaged, too little and the cancer cells survive. Subhadeep Dutta and Karthik Pushpavanam, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Research suggests statins could lower ovarian cancer risk

A genetic study has found evidence to suggest that women who take statins in the long term could be less likely to develop ovarian cancer, according to new research funded by Cancer Research UK published today.

Oncology & Cancer

World first: Infertile cancer patient has baby using frozen egg

In a world first, a woman rendered infertile by cancer treatment gave birth after one of her immature eggs was matured, frozen, and then—five years later—thawed and fertilised, researchers in France reported.

Oncology & Cancer

Hippocampal avoidance during WBRT reduces risks in oncology trial

Results from the NRG Oncology clinical study NRG-CC001 concluded that lowering radiotherapy dose to hippocampal stem cells improves cognitive and patient-reported outcomes for patients with brain metastases. These findings ...

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