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cancer

Technology ventures
Support for cancer research
Published Jan 17, 2018
Bluefield Innovations backs project that aims to develop first-in-class small molecule drug
Prostate cancer
Biopsy results differ substantially between two labs, study finds
Published Jan 17, 2018
Cancer patients could be prescribed different treatments depending on which lab performs liquid biopsy, researchers say
Immunotherapy
One-two punch for ovarian cancer
Published Jan 17, 2018
Mouse study finds that combination immunotherapy could improve ovarian cancer treatment
In memoriam
Johns Hopkins cancer pioneer Donald Coffey dies at 85
Published Jan 17, 2018
He spent more than 50 years at Hopkins, helped found Kimmel Cancer Center
Many breast cancer patients forgo post-surgery treatment
Published Jan 17, 2018
Patients who distrust health care system are more likely to go against doctor's post-surgery advice, study finds / School of Public Health
Ovarian cancer originates in fallopian tubes
Published Jan 17, 2018
Researcher says treatment for deadly disease may have stalled in part because scientists 'have been studying the wrong tissue of origin' / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
Scientists develop blood test to screen for cancer
Published Jan 17, 2018
Test detects tumor-derived DNA in blood, could cut down on over-testing for populations most at risk for certain cancers / Hopkins Medicine
Global health
Johns Hopkins program battles misconceptions about cancer
Published Jan 17, 2018
JHU's Center for Communication Programs and American Cancer Society produce information materials for patients in East Africa
Cancer research
Identifying cancerous 'shape shifters'
Published Jan 17, 2018
Scientists from Kimmel Cancer Center identify gene that affects prostate cancer's ability to change shape, squeeze into other organs / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
Slowing cancer's spread
Published Jan 17, 2018
Johns Hopkins-led team finds promising way to disrupt signals that trigger metastasis