Oncology & Cancer

Veterans at higher risk of deadly skin cancers

U.S. veterans are at higher risk for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than most Americans, and new research finds they are also more likely to have advanced-stage disease when it's detected.

Medical research

Exploring a novel treatment for K-Ras mutant pancreatic tumors

Often undetected until it has progressed to an advanced stage, pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a lethal cancer. The K-Ras mutant pancreatic cancer is one of the most common types. At present, there are no effective ...

Medications

Breast cancer drug could help more patients

For the first time, a drug targeting a protein that drives breast cancer growth has been shown to work against tumors with very low levels of the protein.

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