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05/22/2017 - 3:45pm

Report: Adjuvant capecitabine therapy can improve outcomes in biliary tract cancer

In a randomized clinical trial conducted by researchers at University of Southampton, biliary cancer patients treated with capecitabine as adjuvant therapy lived, on average, more than a year longer than those who were only observed, according to a post in HemOnc Today.

05/22/2017 - 9:30am

Regular tree nut consumption linked to improved colon cancer survival

The Daily Mail reports that a new study, released in advance of the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, links the regular consumption of tree nuts such as almonds, cashews and Brazil nuts, to better outcomes for colon cancer patients.

05/12/2017 - 4:15pm

'Sister cell' profiling aims to shut down cancer metastasis

In work that could improve understanding of how cancer spreads, a team of engineers and medical researchers at the University of Michigan developed a new kind of microfluidic chip that can capture rare, aggressive cancer cells, grow them on the chip and release single cells on demand.

05/11/2017 - 3:30pm

Free C3d regulates immune checkpoint blockade and enhances anti-tumor immunity

Researchers at Michigan Medicine have found a protein that stops cancer’s ability to prevent the immune system from destroying cancer cells. The protein is called free C3d, and it has the potential to be developed into a cancer vaccine and a cancer treatment.

05/09/2017 - 11:30am

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center launches free text message-based health program

Can your phone make you healthier? That’s what researchers at the University of Michigan are hoping to find out.

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