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Cancer research
Study: Random DNA errors cause majority of cancer cases
Published March 24, 2017
Most cancer mutations are due to DNA copying 'mistakes,' not inherited or environmental factors, Hopkins researchers say
Behind the science
Hopkins oncologists discuss new cancer study
Published March 24, 2017
Researchers: 'Many people will develop cancer no matter how perfect their behaviors are because of random copying errors'
Q+A
Saints, mastectomies, and the power of myth
Published March 24, 2017
A conversation with filmmaker Bernadette Wegenstein, whose documentary 'The Good Breast' offers an intimate look at surgical breast cancer interventions
Biomedical engineering
DNA inspector gadget
Published March 24, 2017
New open source gene sequencing software could aid in early detection, treatment of cancer
Health disparities
Cervical cancer death rates higher than previously thought
Published March 24, 2017
Risk of dying greater among black women and women over the age of 65, study finds
Cancer research
Immune to immunotherapy
Published March 24, 2017
Johns Hopkins scientists zero in on process that helps cancer cells evade immune system attacks during immunotherapy treatment
Cancer research
A landmark year for immunotherapy
Published March 24, 2017
Bloomberg–Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy director recaps five major research findings from 2016
Cancer research
How immunotherapy works
Published March 24, 2017
Treatment is like releasing the immune system's 'parking brake,' JHU oncologist Drew Pardoll says / The Washington Post
Bioinformatics
Targeting mutant genes
Published March 24, 2017
Computer scientists, cancer experts devise software to evaluate cancer screening strategies
Hallucinogen eases depression, anxiety in cancer patients
Published March 24, 2017
In small study, psilocybin, the active compound in 'magic mushrooms,' increased life satisfaction among patients with life-threatening cancer / Johns Hopkins Medicine