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  1. Team's study reveals hidden lives of medical biomarkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The hidden lives of medical biomarkers are the focus of a recent study in Nature Communications by Jonathan Mosley, MD, Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, and colleagues from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and 11 other institutions. Any reliable measure of a physiological state might qualify as a biomarker.

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  2. Biographies of Fall 2018 honorary degree recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | York University

    Dr. Frances Alice Shepherd is a respected medical oncologist, recognized for her scientific research on lung cancer and her contributions to the design, development, and conduct of clinical trials. Her landmark studies are noted for changing treatment and outcomes for patients with both small cell and non-small cell lung cancer at a global level.

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  3. UA professor facing child-porn charge was promised millions in research dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Arizona Republic

    A report from NBC News also claims Keping Xie is "under scrutiny" as part of a federal probe into economic espionage on behalf of China. UA professor facing child-porn charge was promised millions in research dollars A report from NBC News also claims Keping Xie is "under scrutiny" as part of a federal probe into economic espionage on behalf of China.

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  4. Same-Sex Mice Parents Give Birth to Healthy BroodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Scientific American

    Baby-making science has crossed a new threshold, at least in rodents. A team of scientists in China has managed to create a small number of apparently healthy mouse pups from same-sex female parents.

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  5. UA medical-school professor Keping Xie faces child-pornography charge in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Arizona Republic

    Dr. Keping Xie was hired by the UA on July 23 as the chair of interdisciplinary oncology. He earns $332,000 and is on paid administrative leave.

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  6. C&EN covers the 2018 Nobel PrizesRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 6 | Chemical & Engineering News

    It's the beginning of October, and for C&EN, as for many other science news organizations, this is synonymous with Nobel Prize announcements. Every year there is a huge buildup in the weeks preceding the announcement of the winners.

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  7. Cancer immunotherapy earns medicine NobelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Chemical & Engineering News

    James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo share top honor for discoveries that led to checkpoint inhibitors that unleash the immune system Opdivo, the ribbon structure shown here bound to PD-1 , is one of the checkpoint inhibitors developed from the discoveries of Allison and Honjo. The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to two researchers whose discoveries opened up a new field of cancer therapy based on unleashing the immune system to attack tumors.

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  8. The antidote to today's divided world: Meeting face-to-faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The Hill

    When I look back on my experiences in three different presidential administrations, some of my best memories are of meetings. No, not the sorts of meetings that could just as easily be resolved with an email.

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  9. Doctor, former captive share Nobel Peace PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Cleveland.com

    ... prizes this year, the medicine prize went Monday to James Allison of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University, whose discoveries helped cancer doctors fight many advanced-stage tumors and save an ...

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  10. Neoadjuvant combination checkpoint blockade trial yields high...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 8 | Science Daily

    Combination checkpoint blockade before surgery produced a high response rate among patients with high-risk stage three melanoma, with nearly half having no sign of disease at surgery, but a high incidence of side effects caused the trial to be closed early. Combination checkpoint blockade before surgery produced a high response rate among patients with high-risk stage 3 melanoma, with nearly half having no sign of disease at surgery, but a high incidence of side effects caused the trial to be closed early.

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  11. How scientists are treating breast cancer using the immune systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | MSN Healthy Living

    Kathy James, a pharmacist, at the Englewood, Fla., clinic she and her husband founded to provide medical care to the community As a pharmacist, Kathy James considers herself well educated about the importance of getting regular cancer screenings. Even though the 55-year-old had no history of cancer in her family, she never skipped her regular mammograms, and she gave herself regular breast exams.

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  12. Editorial snapshots from the nation's pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Daily Camera

    ... a patient's immune system to attack tumors. Allison, a professor at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and a mean blues harmonica player, developed the groundbreaking cancer treatment known as "immune checkpoint therapy" ...

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  13. HPV Vaccine Expanded for People Ages 27 to 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The New York Times

    The HPV vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer and other malignancies, is now approved for men and women from 27 to 45-years-old, the Food and Drug Administration said on Friday. The vaccine is Gardasil 9, made by Merck, and had been previously approved for minors and people up to age 26. It works against the human papillomavirus, HPV, which can also cause genital warts and cancers of the vulva, anus, penis and parts of the throat.

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  14. Nobel Peace Prize honors the fight against sexual violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The Star Online

    ... prizes this year, the medicine prize went Monday to James Allison of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University, whose discoveries helped cancer doctors fight many advanced-stage tumors and save an ...

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  15. Uc.416a Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | BioMed Central

    The transcribed ultraconserved regions are a novel class of non-coding RNAs that are absolutely conserved across species and are involved in carcinogenesis in some cancers. However, the expression and biological role of T-UCRs in renal cell carcinoma remain poorly understood.

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  16. Nobel Peace Prize honors fight against sexual violence in warRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... prizes this year, the medicine prize went Monday to James Allison of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University, whose discoveries helped cancer doctors fight many advanced-stage tumors and save an ...

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  17. Cancer immunotherapy sweeps Nobel for medicineRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 4 | Science

    On 1 October, James Allison of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University in Japan were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for work underpinning a new class of cancer drugs. Called immune checkpoint inhibitors, they have revolutionized the treatment of certain types of cancer.

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  18. MD Anderson and Cyclacel announce strategic alliance to evaluate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Medical News

    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced a three-year strategic alliance agreement that will enable clinical evaluation for safety and efficacy of three Cyclacel medicines in patients with hematological malignancies, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia , acute myeloid leukemia , myelodysplastic syndrome and other advanced leukemias. MD Anderson will conduct four clinical studies with a total projected enrollment of up to 170 patients, which will investigate CYC065, CYC140 and sapacitabine either as single agents or in combination with approved drugs.

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  19. Nobel Prize winner helps improve the lives of countless cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Marshall Independent

    Jim Allison lost his mother, a brother, two uncles and a cousin to cancer, but he says he never set out to find a cure for the disease. Like many great scientists, he was driven by In the 1990s, Allison's development of an antibody that frees the body's immune system to attack tumors revived the moribund field of immunotherapy, now taking its place alongside surgery, chemotherapy and radiation as a key weapon in treating cancer.

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  20. Texas' latest Nobel winner says there's a simple thing we need to do to keep winning the prizeRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 4 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas native Jim Allison was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this week for developing an "entirely new principle for cancer therapy" that unleashes a patient's immune system to attack tumors. Allison, a professor at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and a mean blues harmonica player, developed the groundbreaking cancer treatment known as "immune checkpoint therapy" along with fellow Nobelist Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University.

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