The Lustgarten Foundation and the AACR establish two new career development awards

The Lustgarten Foundation and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have established two new career development awards for early-career female and underrepresented pancreatic cancer researchers, representing a generous commitment of the Lustgarten Foundation of up to $1.8 million. The awards will honor the extraordinary lives and legacies of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth…

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MD Anderson and Xencor enter strategic collaboration to develop novel T cell-engaging bispecific antibodies for potential treatment of patients with cancer

HOUSTON and MONROVIA, Calif. ? The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Xencor, Inc. today announced a strategic research collaboration and commercialization agreement to develop novel CD3 bispecific antibody therapeutics for the potential treatment of patients with cancer. This collaboration joins Xencor’s innovative XmAb® technology and protein engineering expertise to create bispecific antibodies…

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock and West Health bring geriatric telemedicine to rural New England

Lebanon, NH – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH), New Hampshire’s only academic health system serving nearly 2 million patients across northern New England, and West Health, a family of nonprofit and nonpartisan organizations working to lower health care costs to enable successful aging, are bringing accredited geriatric emergency care and, for the first time, providing older adults…

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How effective are educational support programs for children with cancer?

As children undergo treatment for cancer, they may miss school and risk falling behind in their education. An analysis published in Pyscho-Oncology has examined the educational support programs provided to children with cancer. The analysis looked at several different peer programs, teacher programs, and school re-entry programs. School re-entry programs appeared to provide a promising…

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