The National Center for Health Statistics (a division of the CDC) recently published a data brief on variations in physician office health data exchange by state in 2015. The brief is filled with interesting data, much of which is instructive...
New SWOG study results show significantly better outcomes for patients with a treatment-resistant form of metastatic colorectal cancer when the BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib is added to a standard treatment. The findings, for the first time,...
Glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain tumor, is traditionally hard to treat because of how it uses a process known as autophagy to block efforts to destroy it. However, in a landmark case, doctors were able to use...
At Baylor College of Medicine, scientists have developed a method that allows them to accurately determine the genes expressed in single cells. Among other applications, this technique can be useful to study how cancerous tumors begin, which could lead to better treatments,...
Biosimilars create opportunities for sustainable cancer care, says the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in a position paper published in ESMO Open. The document outlines approval standards for biosimilars, how...
When Erin Chieze saw an indentation on her breast in December 2015, her conclusion was immediate. "I instantly knew I had breast cancer," she wrote on Facebook, thanks to a breast cancer awareness photo a friend had shared.
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