Top Cancer Research Stories: Fall 2014

Notable cancer research stories for Fall 2014 included what some describe as "unprecedented results" from a clinical trial of the drug pertuzumab (Perjeta).What’s interesting in cancer research right now? What do we most need to know about? This is the latest post in a series in which we review several of the most notable cancer research stories that have come out over the previous two to three months.

These are a few of the recent stories that seem to have the greatest potential impact, at least from my perspective, and that I know I’ll want to follow as they develop further.

Topics covered this time include HER2-positive breast cancer, immune system therapies and overcoming treatment resistance.

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Cancer Research Top Stories: September-October 2013

shutterstock_74035120Are you interested in following developments in cancer research, but feeling a bit challenged to (a) find the time to do a lot of reading and (b) sort out what’s really important? Me too! Nevertheless, I do try to scan through the cancer research news headlines each day.

This is the first post, in what I expect will be a bi-monthly feature, where I’ll briefly review several of the most interesting cancer research stories that have come out over the last two months. These are stories that I know I’ll want to follow as they develop further.

Here are my personal picks for three of the top cancer research stories for September – October 2013. Continue reading