Study May Explain Why Targeted Drug Doesn't Benefit Patients With Early-Stage Lung Cancer
The drug erlotinib is routinely used to treat advanced lung cancers that have a specific genetic change.
This study suggests why patients with early-stage tumors with the same mutation have worse out
EXPERTS SAY BODY POSITION IN BREAST CANCER RADIATION TREATMENT MATTERS
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COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new treatment board which allows patients to lie on their stomach in the prone position during r
Study Finds Potential Link Between Breast Cancer Genes and Salivary Gland Cancer
Rebecca Nagy, MS, CGC
A link between breast cancer and salivary gland cancer has been suspected for decades.
This study found an association between mutations in two breast cancer genes and sali
Survival Molecule Helps Cancer Cells Hide From the Immune System
The immune system has mechanisms for detecting and destroying cancer cells.
A molecule that helps cancer cells survive genetic damage might also help malignant cells avoid being killed by the immune
Ohio State Opens First Fully Integrated Cancer Emergency Department
COLUMBUS, Ohio – For cancer patients with already compromised immune systems, what seems like a minor medical issue – fever, dehydration, viral infection – can rapidly escalate into an emergency requi
New Anticancer Peptide Vaccines and Inhibitors Developed by Ohio State Researchers
Two studies report two new peptide vaccines and inhibitors designed to treat cancers of the breast, pancreas, esophagus and colon.
The findings also suggest that combining two peptide agents can boos
$1.2M Awarded for Big Cancer-Research Ideas at Ohio State Through Pelotonia Grant Program
Awarded for Big Cancer-Research Ideas at Ohio State Through Pelotonia Grant
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Projects
designed to understand the genomics of metastatic cancers; implement a
Low Dose of Targeted Drug Might Improve Cancer-Killing Virus Therapy
Viruses designed to kill cancer cells are being used in clinical trials to treat brain cancer and other malignancies.
This study suggests that combining a particular targeted agent with a cancer-kill
The Ohio State University and University of Michigan Partner with Industry to Bring Oral Cancer-Fighting Patch to Patients
Ohio-based Venture Therapeutics Named
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio
State University and the University of Michigan have signed an exclusive
worldwide agreement with Ohio-based
Study of ‘Super Responder’ Reveals New Oncogene for Lung Cancer
Ohio — Researchers have taken the next step in confirming the identity of
previously unknown gene mutation that drives lung cancer development. Scientists
at The Ohio State University
Genetic Basis of Lung Cancer Different for African Americans, Study Suggests
COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research suggests that African Americans and Caucasians differ significantly in the genes that drive the most common form of lung cancer.
Scientists at The Ohio State Uni
Phase 3 Study Strengthens Support of Ibrutinib as Second-line Therapy for CLL
Columbus, Ohio – In a head-to-head
comparison of two Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs for the treatment
of relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), ibrutinib significantly
Mechanisms of Ibrutinib Resistance Identified in Chronic Leukemia
Ibrutinib is a new and highly effective drug for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a cancer of the blood that affects 15,700 people annually and has no cure.
In some people, CLL becomes resista
Ohio State and Moffitt Form World’s Largest Cancer Research Collaboration for Big Data; More Than 100,000 Patients Already Participating
TAMPA, Fla., and COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 28, 2014) – Two of North America’s leading cancer centers, Moffitt Cancer Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Can
Summer/Fall Race Series Supports Cancer Research at Ohio State
Events in Bexley, Canal Winchester, Dublin and Columbus
Raise $300K for Local Research Annually
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2014 James 5K
race series kicks off Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Bexl
A Form of Immune Therapy Might be Effective for Multiple Myeloma
Craig Hofmeister, MD, MPH
Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the blood that is still incurable, and new therapies are urgently needed.
This study describes a type of immune therapy that might effe
A Gene Within a Gene Contributes to the Aggressiveness of Acute Myeloid Leukemia
High expression of a gene called BAALC is known to be associated with poor survival of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients.
BAALC has a second smaller gene embedded within it that is also active in
Study Identifies a Likely Key Driver of Colorectal Cancer Development and Progression
New targets are needed for agents that will more effectively treat colorectal cancer (CRC).
This study identifies a molecule that is probably a key driver of colorectal cancer.
The findings strongly
Ohio State Hematologist Recognized Nationally With Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award
COLUMBUS, Ohio – John C. Byrd, MD, has again received national scientific recognition for his translational research investigating use of the drug, ibrutinib, in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic l
Well-Known Cancer Gene NRAS Produces Five Variants, Study Finds
NRAS is one of the most studied cancer-related genes.
This study found that the gene produces five variants, not just one form as thought.
The finding might help improve drugs for cancers that i