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MD Anderson researchers find that hippo crosstalk may be vital to tumor suppression
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/10/2015) - Scientists at MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered new information about a key pathway known as Hippo, a metaphoric name referencing its link to tissue "overgrowth."

Washington University researchers find that innovative light therapy reaches deep tumors in mice
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/10/2015) - Washington University researchers in St. Louis developed a way to apply light-based cancer therapy to deep tissues never before accessible in mice.

St. Jude researchers map genomic landscape of childhood adrenocortical tumors for the first time
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/09/2015) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists identify key molecular events in pediatric adrenocortical tumors; findings could help clinicians identify most malignant subtypes and lead to better treatment.

St. Jude researchers note that chromosomal rearrangement may be the key to progress against aggressive infant leukemia
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/09/2015) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital—Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project study highlights need for targeted therapies against a rare infant leukemia with a poor prognosis.

Mayo clinic study finds that US women's awareness of breast density varies
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/03/2015) - Disparities in the level of awareness and knowledge of breast density exist among US women, according to the results of a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

MIT researchers find that a nanodevice could defeat drug resistance
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/03/2015) - A nanodevice, which consists of gold nanoparticles embedded in a hydrogel that can be injected or implanted at a tumor site, could also be used more broadly to disrupt any gene involved in cancer.

MD Anderson study shows why some brain cancers resist treatment
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 03/03/2015) - Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center may have discovered why some brain cancer patients develop resistance to standard treatments including radiation and the chemotherapy agent temozolomide.

Dana-Farber researchers develop precision medicine tool that could help personalize cancer treatments
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 02/27/2015) - A new laboratory test predicts which of several cancer drugs will work best against a patient's tumor, and could become a precision medicine tool for individualizing cancer therapy.

Indiana U researchers identify pancreatic cancer patients who may benefit from personalized treatment
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 02/27/2015) - Cancer researchers at Indiana University report that about 15 percent of people with pancreatic cancer may benefit from therapy targeting a newly identified gene signature.

St. Jude researchers find that an inherited gene variation leaves young leukemia patients at risk for peripheral neuropathy
NCI Cancer Center News
(Posted: 02/25/2015) - Research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators could help reduce side effects associated with the anti-cancer drug vincristine, which is widely used to treat cancer in children and adults.

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