Paths of Progress Spring/Summer 2013
- April 10, 2013
- Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, LungCancer, Melanoma, MultipleMyeloma, PatientSupport, TargetedTherapy, Genetics, Survivorship, BrainTumors, CopingWithCancer
A selection of articles from the Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Paths of Progress.
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In tumor cells with hundreds of gene mutations, investigators must identify which ones are guilty of driving cancer growth.
Investigators have taken a novel approach to distinguish driver from passenger mutations. The key to their technique: viruses, the primal perpetrators of cellular havoc.
Ken Anderson, MD, has helped transform multiple myeloma from an often fatal disease to, in many cases, a chronic, manageable illness.
Caring for young adults means treating their unique clinical and emotional needs.
New medical tools may speed drug development and, in the process, offer better treatments for brain tumors.
Scientists use an advanced imaging system to aid research into brain tumors and drug delivery.