Oncology & Cancer

Targeting a rare secondary cancer in children

It's one of the most heartbreaking things Adam Green, MD, sees as a pediatric oncologist: children who beat their cancer, only to see an incurable brain tumor arise five years later.

Radiology & Imaging

Reducing data-transfer error in radiation therapy

Just as helicopter traffic reporters use their 'bird's eye view' to route drivers around roadblocks safely, radiation oncologists treating a variety of cancers can use new guidelines developed by a West Virginia University ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new method for fighting 'cold' tumors

Not all cancerous tumors are created equal. Some tumors, known as "hot" tumors, show signs of inflammation, which means they are infiltrated with T cells working to fight the cancer. Those tumors are easier to treat, as immunotherapy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer researchers discover new salivary gland

Researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute have discovered salivary glands in a previously unknown location. This is potentially great news for patients with head and neck tumors: Radiation oncologists will now be able ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers ID risks for second childhood cancers

Chemotherapy and radiation treatments have helped children survive cancer. Now University of Minnesota researchers are trying to find the ideal combinations that prevent the disease from coming back.

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