Articles Tagged ‘treatment’

Harold Varmus Speaks at National Press Club

National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus, M.D., was a guest of the Morning Newsmaker Program of the National Press Club on Sept. 25, 2012. His presentation was titled “What Impedes Cancer Research?”

Matthew Meyerson discusses TCGA lung squamous cell cancer study

Color head shot of Matthew Meyerson, TCGA investigator, wearing glasses.

Matthew Meyerson, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of pathology from the Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Mass., and associate professor of pathology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, led the writing committee for The Cancer Genome Atlas project on lung squamous cell cancer. He recently discussed his perspective on the findings.

Ovarian Cancer Treatment: Where We Are Now

Shown are surgeons and a nurse performing surgery

Ovarian cancer has proven to be a very difficult cancer to diagnose at a curable stage and thus treat successfully.  Even though it has one of the highest mortality rates of all gynecological cancers in the United States, there are no validated or proven screening tests, making it a challenge to diagnose at an early [...]