A blog featuring news and research updates from the National Cancer Institute.
New analysis of breast cancer subtypes could lead to better risk stratification; Annual Report to the Nation shows that mortality and incidence for most cancers continue to declineMarch 30, 2015
For the first time, researchers have used national data to determine the incidence of the four major molecular subtypes of breast cancer by age, race/ethnicity, poverty level, and several other factors. The report showed continuing declines in cancer deaths for both men and women, for children, and for nearly all major cancer sites.
- Annual Report to the Nation shows mortality and incidence for most cancers decliningMarch 30, 2015
- Lung cancer prognostic factors can inform treatment March 23, 2015
- Donor telomere length and survival in severe aplastic anemiaFebruary 10, 2015
- Study Shows Elevated Number of Cancers in US HIV Positive PopulationFebruary 9, 2015
Obtaining NCI designation for a cancer center is usually a years-long process of building — facilities, faculty, and most importantly, a research portfolio — culminated by a rigorous review process. Selection provides recognition of research excellence.
- Docking stations on chromosomes could be new anti-cancer targetMarch 27, 2015
- MRI based on a sugar molecule can tell cancer from noncancer cellMarch 27, 2015
- Measuring treatment response can guide leukemia treatmentMarch 23, 2015
- Kidney cancer could be detected early with urine testMarch 19, 2015