Researchers Identify Genetic Mutations in Appendix Cancer

Because cancer of the appendix is rare and has not been adequately researched, patients with appendiceal neoplasms often receive chemotherapy treatments that are intended for colorectal cancer. However, in a study recently published in JCO Precision ...

Locating Missing T Cells in Glioblastoma Patients

Histopathological image of cerebral glioblastoma. Glioblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer that occurs in the brain or spinal cord, is often associated with a lack of T cells. These T cells, which are necessary for combating the cancer, are seeming...

Choosing Complementary Medicine Over Conventional Cancer Treatment Decreases Survival

A recent study published in JAMA Oncology found that patients with curable cancers who were treated with complementary medicine were more likely to refuse conventional cancer treatments, impacting their chances of survival. According to James Yu, MD,...

Mogamulizumab-kpkc Receives FDA Approval for Treatment of Rare Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

​ The FDA has approved the use of mogamulizumab-kpkc (Poteligeo®, Kyowa Kirin, Inc.) injection for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed/refractory mycosis fungoides (MF) or Sézary syndrome (SS). These conditions are the two most common forms...

Liquid Biopsy Predicts Immunotherapy Benefit for Patients With Lung Cancer

In a study published this week in Nature Medicine , researchers have demonstrated the accuracy of a blood-based test to measure tumor mutational burden (TMB), which is used to identify non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients eligible for checkpoi...
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