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Speaking of Cancer Research
Tanya Lewis, Jef Akst, Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 20, 2016
A selection of notable quotes from the annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting
Running from Cancer?
Jef Akst | Apr 18, 2016
At the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, researchers review the evidence that exercise has antitumor benefits.
AACR Q&A: Elaine Mardis
Staff | Apr 18, 2016
The genomics pioneer shares the sessions she most looks forward to at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting.
Cancer Tissue Repository Launched
Jef Akst | Apr 11, 2016
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will store tissue samples from patients with leukemia and lymphoma from which scientists can make patient-derived mouse models.
PubPeer Users Question a Cancer Paper
Bob Grant | Jan 13, 2016
paper is under investigation after users of the post-publication peer review website raised questions about the validity of Western blot images.
on the Pulse, April 23
Kerry Grens | Apr 23, 2015
Hot topics in cancer research from the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research
Troubled Grant Giver Can Resume
Kerry Grens | Nov 4, 2013
Texas lawmakers lifted a ban on a taxpayer-funded research organization to dole out grants.
Accused Scientist Reaches Plea Deal
Dan Cossins | Jul 12, 2013
A Chinese researcher working in Wisconsin who was accused of stealing an experimental cancer drug pleads guilty to a lesser charge.
Nano-vehicles for Cancer Drugs
James Netterwald | May 20, 2013
Experimental cancer therapeutics delivered to tumors via nanoparticles could provide a safer and more effective therapy than conventional chemotherapy.
Chemotherapy Pioneer Dies
Dan Cossins | May 6, 2013
Emil Frei III, a cancer researcher who in the 1950s combined multiple chemotherapy drugs to treat childhood leukemia, has died at the age of 89.