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Prostate cancer detection made easier—and safer

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Let’s say you’re a person with a prostate, and you’ve just had that gland checked with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. Results show an elevated PSA level, which may or may not mean you have…

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A complete toolkit for brain-tumor treatment

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Every week, the brain tumor and neuro-oncology program at the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine holds a tumor board meeting. Attending are specialists in the field…

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Immunotherapy for newly diagnosed endometrial cancer

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For the first time ever, investigators are studying immunotherapy for patients with newly diagnosed endometrial cancer. The trial uses pembrolizumab, a programmed death receptor-1 (PD-1) inhibitor. The drug is currently approved by the Food and…