Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57
The Stanford Medical School professor’s research aided the development of positron emission tomography (PET) reporters to identify disease.
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57

The Stanford Medical School professor’s research aided the development of positron emission tomography (PET) reporters to identify disease.

The Stanford Medical School professor’s research aided the development of positron emission tomography (PET) reporters to identify disease.

cancer biology
Heart Attack Elevates Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study
Heart Attack Elevates Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study
Amanda Heidt | Jul 13, 2020
Mice that experienced heart attacks underwent a large-scale shift in their immune systems that allowed cancer to flourish, perhaps explaining the observation in patients.
Microbial Signatures in Blood Are Associated with Various Cancers
Microbial Signatures in Blood Are Associated with Various Cancers
Shawna Williams | Jul 13, 2020
A study suggests the potential for a noninvasive diagnostic that could detect tumors early and differentiate between disease types.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jul 13, 2020
Meet some of the people featured in the July/August 2020 issue of The Scientist.
Blood Test Detects Cancer Early, But Has Some Holdups
Blood Test Detects Cancer Early, But Has Some Holdups
Ashley Yeager | Apr 29, 2020
The liquid biopsy, which detects cell-free tumor DNA, spotted undiagnosed cancers in some women, but had a greater number of false positives and false negatives.
Who Benefits from Herceptin and Other Anti-HER2 Cancer Therapies?
Who Benefits from Herceptin and Other Anti-HER2 Cancer Therapies?
Robert Fortner | Apr 12, 2020
Calls to include a new breast cancer subtype in future clinical trials reveal fundamental disagreements about HER2’s role in the disease.
Advancing Cancer Vaccines
Advancing Cancer Vaccines
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 3, 2020
Sartorius invites you to join them for an educational webinar.
A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer
A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer
Shawna Williams | Apr 1, 2020
Researchers find connective tissue has a crucial role to play in whether cancer cells metastasize.
Infographic: Exercise’s Anticancer Mechanisms
Infographic: Exercise’s Anticancer Mechanisms
Bente Klarlund Pedersen | Apr 1, 2020
A look at the molecular processes that may feed into the tumor-fighting effects of physical activity
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2020
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2020 issue of The Scientist.