Cancer Research

A new cancer drug, thanks to a new approach

Researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center helped bring new hope to patients with multiple myeloma with a drug that targets the command center of a cancer cell.

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Chemo is a go for treating equine lymphoma

New Bolton Center’s Daniela Luethy’s research on 15 horses with lymphoma concluded that chemotherapy had encouraging results. Her study poses opportunities for further research with more case control.

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OncoLink: 25 years—and millions of hits—later

The online source for cancer information turns 25. Last year alone, the website had 4.5 million visits, with half from other countries, and nurses looking for reliable material to educate patients.

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For Breast Cancer Patients, Less Time on Hormonal Meds?

Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Abramson Cancer Center comments on hormonal therapy.

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Acupuncture in Cancer Study Reignites Debate About Controversial Technique

Rollin Gallagher of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a clinical trial that focused on whether acupuncture can relieve pain in cancer patients.

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