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Cancer Research

The Link between Obesity and Cancer
Cancer ResearchSurvivorship
Obesity is associated with about 40% of cancers in the United States. This link is strongest in several types of cancer, including kidney, gastric, pancreatic, endometrial, and esophageal cancer. Significant weight reduction may help to reduce the risk for cancer.
Is CAR T-Cell Therapy Safe and Effective?
Cancer ResearchClinical TrialsImmunotherapyPediatric Cancer
Claire White discusses the role of the FDA in evaluating new and promising treatments such as CAR T-cell therapy and the complexity of getting approvals.
Pursuing My Sister’s Dream
Cancer ResearchFamily MembersMelanoma
Diagnosed with melanoma a few weeks after her wedding, Meredith died of the disease 4 months later, at age 35. Her family created Meredith’s Mission for Melanoma, a non-profit organization, to support melanoma research and increase awareness of this deadly cancer.
Coffee and Cancer—Again?
Cancer ResearchNutrition & Cancer
A new law in California revives the debate about coffee and cancer. However, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research, hundreds of studies show that coffee doesn’t cause cancer in humans.
Becoming a Patient Advocate After a Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis
Cancer ResearchMultiple MyelomaPatient Advocacy
Jack Aiello, multiple myeloma survivor, looks at the importance of patient advocacy and breaks down the different areas of advocacy.
Important Changes in Lung Cancer Therapy Reported at ESMO 2017
Cancer ResearchImmunotherapyLung Cancer
Significant developments in the treatment of lung cancer were reported at the 2017 annual meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Madrid, Spain.
A Coast-to-Coast Bike Ride by BMS Employees Raises Money for Cancer Research
Cancer FundraisingCancer Research
For the fourth year, Bristol-Myers Squibb employees took part in a cross-country bike ride as part of the Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer Ride to raise money for cancer research.
Why Should I Consider Participating in a Clinical Trial for New Cancer Immunotherapies?
Cancer ResearchClinical TrialsImmunotherapy
According to the Cancer Research Institute, only 3% to 6% of eligible patients with cancer participate in clinical trials in the United States. Read the reasons why clinical trials are a great option to consider.
Meeting of Hearts & Minds: Connecting Patients with Cancer Researchers
Cancer ResearchMultiple Myeloma
It’s quite common for patients with cancer to form strong bonds with their oncologists. But it’s not often that patients form connections with researchers, the very scientists who develop cancer therapies that help patients, especially patients facing cancer.
Triathlete, Nonsmoker, and a Lung Cancer Diagnosis: Kirk Smith's Quest to Empower Cancer Research & Patient Self-Education
Cancer ResearchLung Cancer
It’s hard to believe that Kirk Smith, the 54-year-old owner of an advertising company, a triathlete, and a runner for the past 15 years or so, has lung cancer.
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