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News tagged ‘BasicResearch’ clear

  • Dr. Huma Rana talks about the increased risk of cancer for women who carry the BRCA1 gene.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer

  • Dr. Nikhil Wagle led a study that found a patient with advanced bladder cancer experienced a complete response for 14 months to the drug combination Everolimus and Pazopanib. 

Tags: BasicResearch

  • Dana-Farber President and CEO Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr., discussed the ongoing war on cancer and where the promising research is now

Tags: BasicResearch, Prevention

  • A study led by Dr. Julia Hayes shows watching and routinely examining men with early, slow-growing prostate cancer is more effective and cheaper than sending them to surgery or radiation right away.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • A study led by Dr. Shoshana Rosenberg shows young women with cancer in one breast tend to overestimate their risk for getting cancer in the opposite, healthy breast -- sometimes driving them to have that breast removed.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer

  • Dr. Robert Haddad talks about the link between the HPV virus and throat cancers and the increased incidence of throat cancers caused by HPV over the past 10 years.

Tags: BasicResearch, OralCancer

  • Dr. Robert Haddad said that partners of people with throat cancers caused by HPV were not at greater risk of developing oral HPV infections themselves.

Tags: BasicResearch, OralCancer

  • Executives at several Massachusetts hospitals, including Dana-Farber, have appealed to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation to adopt deficit reduction strategies that preserve federal funding for scientific research.

Tags: BasicResearch, Funding

  • Dr. Robert Haddad says based on research that’s been done, there’s no reason to think the HPV vaccine is not safe.

Tags: BasicResearch, OralCancer, HeadNeckCancers

  • A study led by Dr. Julia Hayes suggests two types of observation are safe, and often cost-saving alternatives to treating low-risk prostate cancer with immediate surgery or radiation.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

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