Medical research

Why new cancer treatment discoveries are proliferating

In the five years since the FDA's initial approval of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, Penn Medicine has gleaned 20 additional approvals related to drugs and techniques to treat or detect cancer.


Epigenetic profiling identifies potential COPD treatment targets

Impaired function of lung fibroblast is considered causative for symptoms of the incurable lung disease COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Using high-resolution epigenetic profiling, German and British scientists ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new nutrition-screening tool for the oncologic population

A study, recently published in the journal Science China Life Sciences, was led by Dr. Han-Ping Shi (Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery/Department of Clinical Nutrition, Beijing Shijitan Hospital).

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