Improving Cancer Surgery: Using a Probe to Determine What is Cancer, What is Not

A team of researchers from Australia has shown that an optical fiber-tip probe that can detect the pH of a tissue can distinguish between cancer and normal tissues at the margins of a tumor during surgery, in real time.

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Taking a Local Approach to Cancer Research

When considering the most common types of cancer, gastric cancer (cancer of the stomach) is rarely discussed. It occurs at a higher frequency in specific populations, such as Alaska Native people, in whom gastric cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death.

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Increasing Awareness of Breast Cancer Health Disparities

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a type of cancer against which we have made much progress. However, a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights that the progress we are making has not been uniform for all segments of the population.

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Immunotherapy Conference: “Translating Science Into Survival”

Some of the world’s top researchers in the promising field of cancer immunotherapy are gathering in New York this week at the Second International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference, hosted by the Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT), the European Academy of Tumor Immunology (EATI), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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