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Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2016


Director's message: National Cancer Moonshot
Three key lessons show how to achieve success in national fight against cancer.
Features
Aspirin use may help prevent bile duct cancer
More study is needed to determine if aspirin is safe for cancer prevention.
Nipple-sparing mastectomy may be a good option
Technique offers a safe way to reduce breast cancer risk in carriers of the BRCA mutation.
Combination therapy improves survival in adults with glioma
Radiation plus three-drug combo boosts progression-free survival and overall survival.
Prostate biopsies down, complications up
Researchers are seeking ways to make prostate cancer biopsies safer.
Drug combo stems tumor growth in lung cancer
Early-phase clinical trials are now targeting other KRAS-mediated cancers.
State-of-the-art nanomedicine research launched
Nanomedicine program will improve diagnosis and treatment for patients with cancer.
Meet the Investigator: Joseph R. Mikhael, M.D.
Dr. Mikhael discusses multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia and amyloidosis.
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