A blog featuring news and research updates from the National Cancer Institute.
In the largest prospective study to date of image-guided technology for identifying suspicious regions of the prostate to biopsy, researchers compared the ability of this technology to detect high-risk prostate cancer with that of the current standard of unguided prostate biopsy.
The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, covering the period 1975–2010, showed death rates for lung cancer, which accounts for more than one in four cancer deaths, dropping at a faster pace than in previous years.
- Donor telomere length and survival in severe aplastic anemiaFebruary 10, 2015
- Study Shows Elevated Number of Cancers in US HIV Positive PopulationFebruary 9, 2015
- Study uncovers range of molecular alterations in head/neck cancersJanuary 28, 2015
- Image-guided diagnosis of prostate cancer can increase detection of tumorsJanuary 27, 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.
- Precision medicine could help personalize cancer treatmentFebruary 27, 2015
- Researchers identify genes in pancreatic cancer patientsFebruary 27, 2015
- Inherited gene variation leaves young leukemia patients at riskFebruary 25, 2015
- Low-androgen triple-negative breast cancer responsive to therapyFebruary 25, 2015