Topic List : Cancer
Major award for childhood cancer research
The team, composed of researchers at nine academic institutions, has published more than 100 papers and treated nearly 1,000 children with cancer in early-phase clinical trials.
Cancer diagnoses increase at 65, study finds
Analyzing a national cancer database, researchers find a bump in diagnoses at 65, suggesting that many wait for Medicare to kick in before they seek care.
Stanford Medicine, Sutter Health to provide cancer care in East Bay
The collaboration between Stanford Medicine and Sutter Health will expand access and equity to high-quality cancer care for East Bay patients, and includes future construction of a new outpatient cancer center.
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir dies at 57
The professor and chair of radiology at Stanford was a global leader in advancing techniques for molecular imaging and early cancer detection.
Cancer experience drives scientific curiosity
New Stanford graduate Nico Poux, a former pediatric oncology patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, hopes to bring his experience with cancer to future work as a physician-scientist.
Subset of cells drive cancer growth
Specialized cells at the leading edge of growing skin cancers dampen immune response and promote cancer invasion, Stanford researchers find. Targeting these cells could lead to effective therapies.
Stanford Medicine magazine: Cracking cancer’s code
A special report on cancer in Stanford Medicine magazine looks at innovations in cancer treatment, research and education.
Young adults don’t know what’s in vape products
Nicotine pods used for vaping need clearer labels to help young people understand what they are inhaling, a Stanford study concludes.
Cancer-associated mutations relatively common
Postmenopausal women with breast cancer are as likely as Ashkenazi Jewish women to carry inherited breast-cancer mutations that can inform treatment, a Stanford study found.
Industry-linked studies favorable to indoor tanning
Indoor-tanning studies with financial ties to the industry are likely to downplay risks and discuss the potential benefits of tanning, researchers have found.