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cancer

Cancer research
Single blood tests screens for eight common cancers
Published Jan 19, 2018
CancerSEEK is a noninvasive test that can detect cancers of the ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, colorectum, lung, or breast
Technology ventures
Support for cancer research
Published Jan 4, 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 Dec 14, 2017
Cancer patients could be prescribed different treatments depending on which lab performs liquid biopsy, researchers say
Immunotherapy
One-two punch for ovarian cancer
Published Dec 5, 2017
Mouse study finds that combination immunotherapy could improve ovarian cancer treatment
In memoriam
Johns Hopkins cancer pioneer Donald Coffey dies at 85
Published Nov 12, 2017
He spent more than 50 years at Hopkins, helped found Kimmel Cancer Center
Many breast cancer patients forgo post-surgery treatment
Published Nov 2, 2017
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 Oct 23, 2017
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 Aug 16, 2017
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 Aug 15, 2017
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 Aug 11, 2017
Scientists from Kimmel Cancer Center identify gene that affects prostate cancer's ability to change shape, squeeze into other organs / Hopkins Medicine