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Faculty honors
Geneticist wins Lasker Award
Published Sept 27, 2016
Gregg Semenza recognized with one of the most prestigious awards in science for his discovery of how cells sense oxygen
Bioengineering
Cancer's first steps
Published Sept 27, 2016
Early stage sarcoma cells motivated to move in search of oxygen, study suggests
Flower power?
Magnolia tested as breast cancer treatment
Published Sept 27, 2016
A compound made from the tree's cones shows promise against tumors spurred by the leptin hormone
Bacteria and cancer risk
Published Sept 27, 2016
Normal bacterial colonies in human body linked to presence of mouth and throat cancer / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
Kimmel Center joins research consortium
Published Sept 27, 2016
Four leading cancer centers aim to discover, develop new treatments with support from biopharmaceutical company Celgene
Cancer research
Test shows how fast brain cancer will spread
Published Sept 27, 2016
Researchers develop 'cell racetrack' to determine which brain cancer cells move fastest, pose biggest risk of spreading / Hopkins Medicine
Breast Cancer
Healthy lifestyle can lower cancer risk
Published Sept 27, 2016
Women may be able to reduce their chances of getting breast cancer, even if they have genetic risk factors / School of Public Health
Cancer research
Promising new drug for virus-linked skin cancer
Published Sept 27, 2016
Immunotherapy drug shrinks tumors in half of patients with Merkel cell carcinoma / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
How cancer thrives in when oxygen is scarce
Published Sept 27, 2016
Findings could help clear a major roadblock in cancer treatments / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
Biden: New Hopkins cancer institute will 'bring hope to millions of people'
Published Sept 27, 2016
Vice president among speakers at dedication of $125 million Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy