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Women undergoing radiation therapy for cervical or uterine cancer have a much higher incidence of serious side effects than previously realized, according to results from a new clinical trial. This information may help women and their clinicians more accurately weigh the potential benefits versus… Learn more
POSTED: 4/8/2020
An illustration displaying the experimental drug BAI1 (yellow) which inhibits the BAX protein using a novel binding site (green) and prevents the death of heart cells.
The chemotherapy drug doxorubicin is used to treat many types of cancer, but some patients who receive the drug develop heart problems. Using new insights into how doxorubicin damages the heart, researchers have identified an experimental drug that may help protect the heart.
POSTED: 4/6/2020
NCI Central Institutional Review Board (CIRB) Guidance for the New Coronavirus: https://www.ncicirb.org/ FDA Guidance on Conduct of Clinical Trials of Medical Products during COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance for Industry, Investigators, and Institutional Review Boards… Learn more
POSTED: 3/19/2020
NCORP EOM initiative infographic.
While researchers have identified some of the genetic changes that lead to cancer development, a key knowledge gap remains: finding the genetic changes that drive the development of cancers that arise at an earlier age than average (early onset) in racially and ethnically diverse populations.… Learn more
POSTED: 3/5/2020