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News digest – prostate cancer MRI trial, drug delivery, cancer ‘cures’ on Facebook and weight loss

New headlines on cancer research: -A prostate cancer MRI trial is in progress -Treatment that delivers drugs straight to tumor given for the first time -WHO approves cheap copy of common breast cancer drug -Facebook…

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Future Cancer Research Leaders

The US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association and the Asian Fund for Cancer Research jointly awarded five outstanding Chinese cancer researchers in the early stages of their careers with the 2019 USCACA-AFCR Young Investigator Award (also known…

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2019 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal

The 2019 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal is now underway. It’s your chance to make this year’s campaign the most successful ever. This past year, we continued to fund several promising cancer research programs.…

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Late stage breast cancer survival estimate is ‘rarely accurate’

Specialists warn that single number average survival estimates for advanced stage breast cancer are unhelpful and usually inaccurate. Instead, they advise doctors to provide several case-specific survival estimates to help people plan with realism and…

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Findings could identify aggressive breast cancers that will respond to immunotherapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a treatment that combines an immunotherapy drug and chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer, but not all cases of this aggressive form of breast cancer responded in…

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