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Forum: Breast Cancer Forum 01-15-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,589
Posted By gdpawel
For Now, Sequencing Cancer Tumors Holds More Promise Than Proof

There was a great segment on NPR's Morning Edition on "molecular profiling"/"DNA sequencing," which is worth a listen, as virtually everyone knows someone with cancer and the topic usually comes up,...
Forum: Lung Cancer Forum 01-15-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,604
Posted By gdpawel
For Now, Sequencing Cancer Tumors Holds More Promise Than Proof

There was a great segment on NPR's Morning Edition on "molecular profiling"/"DNA sequencing," which is worth a listen, as virtually everyone knows someone with cancer and the topic usually comes up,...
Forum: Main Forum 01-15-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 97,983
Posted By gdpawel
For Now, Sequencing Cancer Tumors Holds More Promise Than Proof

There was a great segment on NPR's Morning Edition on "molecular profiling"/"DNA sequencing," which is worth a listen, as virtually everyone knows someone with cancer and the topic usually comes up,...
Forum: Breast Cancer Forum 12-19-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,589
Posted By gdpawel
The flawed premise of cancer being a genetic disease

Confusing correlation with causation is a common scientific error in the genomic basis of cancer. It is known that cancer cells carry mutations and that cancer cells use DNA. Cancer cells > DNA =...
Forum: Lung Cancer Forum 12-19-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,604
Posted By gdpawel
The flawed premise of cancer being a genetic disease

Confusing correlation with causation is a common scientific error in the genomic basis of cancer. It is known that cancer cells carry mutations and that cancer cells use DNA. Cancer cells > DNA =...
Forum: Emerging Technologies 12-19-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,943
Posted By gdpawel
The flawed premise of cancer being a genetic disease

Confusing correlation with causation is a common scientific error in the genomic basis of cancer. It is known that cancer cells carry mutations and that cancer cells use DNA. Cancer cells > DNA =...
Forum: Breast Cancer Forum 09-15-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,589
Posted By gdpawel
Is Cytometric Profiling The Same As Genomic Testing?

Larry M. Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory Oncologist

Is Cytometric Profiling the same as Genomic Testing?

No. If you research personalized cancer treatment approaches you will also find...
Forum: Lung Cancer Forum 09-15-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,604
Posted By gdpawel
Is Cytometric Profiling The Same As Genomic Testing?

Larry M. Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory Oncologist

Is Cytometric Profiling the same as Genomic Testing?

No. If you research personalized cancer treatment approaches you will also find...
Forum: Main Forum 09-15-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 97,983
Posted By gdpawel
Is Cytometric Profiling The Same As Genomic Testing?

Larry M. Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory Oncologist

Is Cytometric Profiling the same as Genomic Testing?

No. If you research personalized cancer treatment approaches you will also find...
Forum: Pancreatic Cancer 09-14-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 36,026
Posted By gdpawel
Choosing Therapy For Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer: What Are The Criteria?

Robert A. Nagourney, M.D.
Medical and Laboratory Oncologist

Pancreatic cancer afflicts 53,000 patients each year in the U.S. and has overtaken breast cancer as the third leading cause of cancer...
Forum: Ovarian Cancer 09-07-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,551
Posted By gdpawel
Recurrent BRCA Positive Ovarian Cancer: An Unexpected Opportunity

Robert A. Nagourney, M.D.
Medical and Laboratory Oncologist

For the over 22,000 women in the United States diagnosed each year with OVARIAN CANCER outcomes have improved slowly, yet the majority of...
Forum: Lung Cancer Forum 09-06-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143,015
Posted By gdpawel
Progress of Cancer Immunotherapy: The Tip of the Iceberg

Cancer Care, and Research News
By Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

If the human immune system was a powerful racing car, you could say that scientists in the past few years have gained unprecedented...
Forum: Main Forum 09-06-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 85,443
Posted By gdpawel
Progress of Cancer Immunotherapy: The Tip of the Iceberg

Cancer Care, and Research News
By Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

If the human immune system was a powerful racing car, you could say that scientists in the past few years have gained unprecedented...
Forum: Emerging Technologies 09-06-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,501
Posted By gdpawel
Progress of Cancer Immunotherapy: The Tip of the Iceberg

Cancer Care, and Research News
By Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

If the human immune system was a powerful racing car, you could say that scientists in the past few years have gained unprecedented...
Forum: Main Forum 08-17-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89,706
Posted By gdpawel
Immunotherapy and the Heart: A Concern for Lung Cancer Patients

MedPage Today
June 1, 2017

David Hermel, M.D.
Internal Medicine Resident Physician
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have significantly increased...
Forum: Main Forum 05-25-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 97,983
Posted By gdpawel
Are Genomic Screening Tests for Cancer "Over Promoted"?

Robert A. Nagourney, M.D.

Patients with a new diagnosis of cancer generally react with a myriad of questions.

Is the diagnosis correct? How far advanced? Did I do something to cause this? Are my...
Forum: Head and Neck Cancer 05-25-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 25,099
Posted By gdpawel
Vaccination Tied to Substantial Reduction in Oral HPV

Larry M. Weisenthal, M.D., PhD.

A press release from the MD Anderson Cancer Institute published a very important paper. It shows that HPV vaccination works in boys -- possibly even better than in...
Forum: Breast Cancer Forum 04-20-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,841
Posted By gdpawel
Potential new treatment found for 'chemo brain'

MedicalNewsToday

Chemotherapy is the most commonly available form of cancer treatment, but its serious side effects are well-known. New research investigates the mechanism behind the cognitive...
Forum: Stomach and Esophageal Cancer 04-19-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 25,581
Posted By gdpawel
For Stage 4 Stomach Cancer Old Drugs May Be Better

Robert A. Nagourney, M.D.

The accelerating pace of scientific discovery, profusion of genetic advances and explosion of big data has led to a sense that the cure for all disease is at hand. Every...
Forum: Main Forum 03-23-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,463
Posted By gdpawel
Sepsis, Cancer Patients and Intravenous vitamin C

Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment For Deadly Sepsis

Richard Harris
NPR
March 23, 2017

It's hard not to get excited about news of a potentially effective treatment for sepsis, a condition that...
Forum: Lung Cancer Forum 01-30-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,664
Posted By gdpawel
Lung Cancer Screening Program Finds A Lot That's Not Cancer

Richard Harris
NPR
January 30, 2017

Screening for lung cancer using low-dose CT scans can save lives, but at a cost: Tests frequently produce anxiety-producing false alarms and prompt unnecessary...
Forum: Colon Cancer Forum 01-28-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 15,068
Posted By gdpawel
Circulating Tumor Cells Predict Worse Prognosis During Chemo for CRC

ClinicalOncology News
Current Practice
January 26, 2017

The presence of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) during chemotherapy is a predictor of worse prognosis for patients with colorectal cancer...
Forum: Main Forum 01-28-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89,706
Posted By gdpawel
Immunotherapy May Need To Have Its Own Value Model

ClinicalOncology News
Current Practice
January 26, 2017

National Harbor, Md.—Immunotherapy has been a game changer for the oncology field, but typical models used to assess the value of cancer...
Forum: Main Forum 01-19-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 40,048
Posted By gdpawel
What Does It Mean When Cancer Findings Can't Be Reproduced?

Richard Harris
NPR
January 18, 2017

The first results from a major project to measure the reliability of cancer research have highlighted a big problem: Labs trying to repeat published experiments...
Forum: Main Forum 01-17-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,474
Posted By gdpawel
Pharma Money Reaches Guideline Writers, Patient Groups, Even Oncologists on Twitter

Charles Ornstein
ProPublica
January 17, 2017

A series of studies published today documents the vast conflicts of interest in medicine. The way we think about disease “is being subtly distorted” by...
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