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- NCI’s Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller to receive 2017 Lasker AwardSeptember 6, 2017
Dr. Douglas R. Lowy and Dr. John T. Schiller of the National Cancer Institute receive the 2017 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for their significant research leading to the development of HPV vaccines.
- NCI study identifies essential genes for cancer immunotherapyAugust 7, 2017
A new NCI study identifies genes in cancer cells that are necessary for them to be killed by T cells, and therefore could be partially responsible for why immunotherapy doesn’t work in some patients.
- NCI study shows feasibility of cancer screening protocol for patients with Li-Fraumeni syndromeAugust 3, 2017
A new NCI study demonstrates the feasibility of a comprehensive screening protocol for patients with Li-Fraumeni syndrome, a rare inherited disorder that leads to a higher risk of developing certain cancers.