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Featured News and Research
Cancer Cells Hijack Energy from Immune Cells
Research shows some cancer cells steal mitochondria from nearby T cells for their own energy needs.
Treatment for Some GI Cancers Set to Change
FDA amended its approval of pembrolizumab for treating HER2-positive stomach and esophageal junction cancers.
Treating Lung and Thyroid Cancers with RET Gene Changes
Trials confirm selpercatinib is effective for RET-positive NSCLC and medullary thyroid cancer.
Bringing Data to Life for Cancer Research
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