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News tagged ‘BasicResearch’ clear

  • At the American Society of Hematology's annual meeting, Dr. Nikhil Munshi presented results from a study of the antibody BHQ880, which targets DKK-1, a protein that inhibits bone formation and is overabundant in people with multiple myeloma.

Tags: Antibody, BasicResearch, MultipleMyeloma

  • A study led by Reiko Nishihara, PhD, shows regular aspirin use is associated with a lower risk of developing colorectal cancer, but only cancers without mutations in the BRAF oncogene.

Tags: BasicResearch, ColonCancer

  • Dana-Farber patient Jack Whelan was diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer. His physician, Dr. Irene Ghobrial, said drug therapies are helping to delay the progression of the disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, CopingWithCancer

  • Dr. George Demetri commented on Vice-President Joe Biden's push for new cancer research and treatments.


Tags: BasicResearch

  • Dr. William Kaelin Jr., said to accelerate President Obama's "moonshot" initiative, collaboration among researchers is critical.

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Dr. Rachel Freedman commented on a study that finds black women with breast cancer are more likely than Hispanic or white women to experience delays in the initiation of chemotherapy or radiation after surgery.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer

  • At the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, George Demetri, MD, reported in a study that a simple blood sample revealed more cancer-causing mutations than a tumor biopsy alone.

Tags: BasicResearch

  • A patient being treated at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center is the first to undergo a procedure designed to slow the progression of a genetic brain disorder.

Tags: BasicResearch, ChildhoodCancer

  • In a study, Dr. Matthew Meyerson discovered that certain bacteria, found in the mouth, stimulate bad immune responses and turn on cancer growth genes to generate colorectal tumors.

Tags: BasicResearch, ColonCancer

  • Dr. David Williams talks about gene therapy in Bubble Boy Syndrome, a rare, immune deficiency disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, ImmuneSystem

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