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Breast and ovarian cancer drug effective in advanced prostate cancer

Cancer drug olaparib, originally licensed to treat some breast and ovarian cancers have been found to be effective in treating some men with advanced prostate cancer. The drug is designed to take advantage of a…

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News digest – 15-minute prostate test, COVID-19 AI database, CAR T cell therapy and cancer ancestry links

This week the News digest reports on a test that identifies prostate cancer ‘in under 15 minutes’, cancer drug database adapted fro COVID-19, study that suggests more people with lymphoma could benefit form CAR T…

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Why Are Men More Vulnerable to COVID-19? Research Is Gradually Uncovering the Truth

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board Early in February, Dr. Sabra Klein, a professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,…

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Coronavirus: Ohio State study to see if pandemic affected cancer treatment

The coronavirus is affecting us all in many different ways, including our lifestyles and health care routines. A group of Ohio State University researchers will be conducting a survey to see how much COVID-19 has…

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To Do the Therapy & MRI Follow-up or Not in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic: “New Normal” Treatment Guidelines for Brain Tumor Patients

Note: This is part two of Dr. Michael Wang’s series that specifically addresses Brain Cancer Treatment during the Coronavirus Pandemic. You can read part one here. Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board…

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