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20
Dec

New Advances in Lung Cancer Research: SMACing Down Tumor Progression

An investigational class of drugs in combination with radiation therapy may improve immune function in patients. Novel advances in the treatment of lung cancer have emerged from a new preclinical study from researchers at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health (SKCC), published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research. The study, led by Bo …

19
Sep

Molecular Profiling of Key Survival Proteins in B-cell Lymphoma Subtypes

Investigators at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson uncovered potential new culprits that contribute to the development and progression of several types of lymphoma. The study was published in a recent issue of Clinical Cancer Research, with co-first authors Drs. Clare M. Adams and Ramkrishna Mitra, along with co-author Dr. Jerald Z. Gong and senior author Christine …

26
Jul

Single-Cell Resolution Mutational Profiling in Breast Cancer

A new study from Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson demonstrated the feasibility of detecting cancer-associated gene mutations in circulating tumor cells (CTC) isolated from patients — providing a powerful new tool for clinicians and cancer researchers. Published in Clinical Cancer Research, the project was led by senior authors Paolo M. Fortina, MD, PhD, and Massimo …