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Featured News and Research
NCI’s New Precision Medicine Cancer Trials
Following NCI-MATCH, NCI launches three successor trials: ComboMATCH, MyeloMATCH, and iMATCH.
New Immunotherapy Drug Shows Promise for Small Cell Lung Cancer
In an early-stage clinical trial, tarlatamab shrank tumors that had progressed after previous treatments.
Combo Treatment Highly Effective for Advanced Bladder Cancer
Combining a targeted drug and immunotherapy drug doubled survival in a large clinical trial.
The Gift of Time - 50th Anniversary of the National Cancer Act
Information about NCI Acting Director Douglas R. Lowy, M.D. and other senior NCI leaders.
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