Opinion: AI Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis, but Caution Is Needed
Opinion: AI Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis, but Caution Is Needed
While machine learning could improve detection of tumors at their earliest stages, it also risks identifying malignancies that would never cause the patient any harm.
Opinion: AI Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis, but Caution Is Needed
Opinion: AI Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis, but Caution Is Needed

While machine learning could improve detection of tumors at their earliest stages, it also risks identifying malignancies that would never cause the patient any harm.

While machine learning could improve detection of tumors at their earliest stages, it also risks identifying malignancies that would never cause the patient any harm.

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A Multi-omics Approach to Overcome Solid Tumor Drug Resistance
A Multi-omics Approach to Overcome Solid Tumor Drug Resistance
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 4, 2020
Download this research summary to learn about how single-cell proteomics and metabolomics methods unlock drug resistance mechanisms!
George Preti, Organic Chemist Who Studied Human Body Odors, Dies
George Preti, Organic Chemist Who Studied Human Body Odors, Dies
Amy Schleunes | Mar 20, 2020
Over nearly 50 years, the Monell Chemical Senses Center chemist investigated a range of topics, from the smell of cancer to body odor’s effects on human physiology and behavior.
Image of the Day: Melanoma Neural Network
Image of the Day: Melanoma Neural Network
Emily Makowski | Dec 9, 2019
A deep neural network can help determine how likely cancer cells are to metastasize.
Personalized Cancer Vaccines in Clinical Trials
Personalized Cancer Vaccines in Clinical Trials
Jasreet Hundal, Elaine R. Mardis | Jul 15, 2019
The field is young, but predicting antigens produced by patients’ malignant cells could yield successful treatments for individuals with a range of cancer types.
Image of the Day: Bad Behavior
Image of the Day: Bad Behavior
Kerry Grens | Dec 12, 2018
A deep learning program can identify cells with higher metastatic potential based on the way they look and move.
Immunotherapy Drug Shows Promise for Melanoma, Lung Cancer
Immunotherapy Drug Shows Promise for Melanoma, Lung Cancer
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 4, 2018
Merck’s Keytruda extended the lives of lung cancer patients by several months and appeared to stop the progression of advanced melanoma.  
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2018
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Cancer-Fighting Chemical Found in Human Skin Bacteria
Cancer-Fighting Chemical Found in Human Skin Bacteria
Diana Kwon | Mar 1, 2018
A molecule produced by a strain of Staphylococcus epidermis interferes with DNA synthesis.
Locally-Injected Immunotherapy Eradicates Tumors in Mice
Locally-Injected Immunotherapy Eradicates Tumors in Mice
Diana Kwon | Feb 1, 2018
The treatment also curbed the growth of nearby metastases that did not receive the drug.