Biography - Carmen Phillips

Carmen Phillips has been writing about science and medicine for nearly 15 years. During that time, he’s written about a wide array of topics, including infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, and health care policy. Prior to coming to NCI, Carmen wrote for the American Red Cross, WebMD, and the American College of Cardiology; he has a master’s degree in science-medical writing from Johns Hopkins University. Carmen’s writing interests include cancer prevention, late-stage clinical trials, and translating innovative research into the clinic. During work hours, you can find him on Twitter @CarmenBPhillips and @NCIBulletin

Write Carmen at phillipsca@mail.nih.gov.

Selected articles:

Singled Out: Researchers Look to Single Cells for Cancer Insights

Expanding the Playing Field: Immune-Based Therapy Shows Potential for Lung, Other Cancers

Complex Immune-Based Cancer Treatment Shows Signs of Progress

A Transfer of Power: Harnessing Patients' Immune Cells to Treat Their Cancer

Drugs Target Epigenetic Changes to Reprogram Cancer Cells

Clinical Trials Network Aims to Strengthen Cancer Immunotherapy Pipeline

Staying Alive: New Technique Grows Normal and Cancer Cells Rapidly

Study Questions Benefit of Surgery in Some Men with Early-Stage Prostate Cancer

Use and Acceptance of HPV Vaccine Still a Work in Progress

Can Aspirin Reduce Cancer Risk and Mortality?

Targeted Therapies May Be Effective against Rare Pancreatic Cancer

The Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Cancer: A Potentially Fatal Transformation?

Chemotherapy Regimen Extends Survival in Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer