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Front Line Genomics

  A patient-centered way to keep up with advances in genomics  The online and print magazine Front Line Genomics has the tagline “unzipping genes for humanity.” Richard…


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Personalized Melanoma Vaccine Helps 3 Cancer Patients

“Our team is very encouraged by the quality of the immune response directed against the melanoma neoantigens in all three patients.” – Gerald Linette…


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Tetanus Shot Boosts Brain Cancer Survival

Woman survived for 9 years after being given a 2-3 month prognosis and an experimental vaccine.  A common tetanus booster shot given to patients with…


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Patient Receives Next Generation Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

A 70-year-old Japanese woman who  suffered from age-related macular degeneration has received the first implant of pluripotent stem cells. Due to the advanced level…


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You Don’t Know Jack

Jack Andraka, a high school sophomore, has developed a revolutionary new test for pancreatic cancer. The future of science is in the hands of…


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Diem Brown on Surviving with Ovarian Cancer

Diem Brown talks about her repeated battles with ovarian cancer and urges women to watch for its symptoms.  


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New Drug for Ovarian Cancer

USC scientists are working on a drug that induces ovarian cancer cells to commit cellular suicide.