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Popular chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight and obese women

Breast cancer patients who are overweight or obese might benefit less from treatment with docetaxel, a common chemotherapy drug, than lean patients. An international team of researchers based this conclusion on a retrospective analysis of…

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How cancer drugs find their targets could lead to a new toolset for drug development

In the watery inside of a cell, complex processes take place in tiny functional compartments called organelles. These compartments are bound by thin membranes. But in the past few years, research at Whitehead Institute and…

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6 Safety Tips for Flying During COVID-19 Summer

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board The phased reopening in many states provides an opportunity to release the frustrations built up after staying-at-home for months. As summer begins, people are planning…

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Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine Interview with Head of AFCR-Supported Translational Cancer Research Project

We have completed six studies in the US and now we are doing an international clinical trial with a target population of hepatocellular carcinoma, which is the major type of liver cancer in Asia… Read…

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10 Ways Your Diet Can Reduce Your Cancer Risk

A healthy diet can impact many areas of health. A poor diet can increase the risk of the six most common types of cancer worldwide. There are many different sources telling many different stories about…

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