chemotherapy
Oncologist Found Guilty of Misconduct
Oncologist Found Guilty of Misconduct
Kerry Grens | Nov 9, 2015
A government investigation concludes that Anil Potti faked data on multiple grants and papers.
Circadian Responses to Chemo
Circadian Responses to Chemo
Kerry Grens | Apr 21, 2015
After exposure to curcumin, rat cancer cell populations undergo a daily cycle of cell death.
Mining the Outliers
Mining the Outliers
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2015
Even when a clinical trial fails, some patients improve. What can researchers learn from these exceptional responders?
Tracking Miracles
Tracking Miracles
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2015
A panel of oncologists discusses cases of exceptional responders, or cancer patients whose tumors disappear after a brief period of chemotherapy.
“Father of Modern Hematology” Dies
“Father of Modern Hematology” Dies
Molly Sharlach | Dec 17, 2014
Australian researcher Donald Metcalf, whose discoveries transformed cancer treatment, has passed away at age 85.
Autophagy Revives Dying Cancer Cells
Autophagy Revives Dying Cancer Cells
Kerry Grens | Apr 7, 2014
Self digestion thwarts self destruction.  
Week in Review: November 18–22
Week in Review: November 18–22
Tracy Vence | Nov 22, 2013
Chilly mice develop more tumors; gut bacteria aid cancer treatment; two Y chromosome genes sufficient for assisted reproduction; HIV’s “invisibility cloak”
Gut Flora Boost Cancer Therapies
Gut Flora Boost Cancer Therapies
Tracy Vence | Nov 21, 2013
Germ-free or antibiotic-treated mice fare worse than those with rich gut microbiomes during cancer treatment, two studies show.
Cancer Drug for Alzheimer’s Disappoints
Cancer Drug for Alzheimer’s Disappoints
Kate Yandell | May 24, 2013
Researchers have been unable to reproduce findings that a cancer drug destroys amyloid beta plaques.
Chemotherapy Pioneer Dies
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.