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2012-11-29 20:22:06

Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act Creates New NCI Scientific Framework Focused on Lethal Cancers - Lung and Pancreatic to Launch Initiative WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) announced that its long sought goal of establishing a research priority within the National Cancer Institute (NCI) on lung cancer was another step closer to becoming law with the United States Senate's approval of the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act of 2012....

2012-09-19 18:20:54

Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act Creates New NCI Scientific Framework Focused on Lethal Cancers - Lung and Pancreatic to Launch Initiative WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed a major legislative victory in the House of Representatives with the passage of legislation to create a new federal research initiative within the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that would target the most lethal cancers and give lung cancer priority status....

2011-09-15 20:53:28

Glioblastoma is among the most lethal cancers, but scientists have uncovered a novel growth mechanism that suggests patients with glioblastoma could be treated with cholesterol-lowering agents, according to a study published in Cancer Discovery, the newest journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Lead researcher Paul Mischel, M.D., Lya and Harrison Latta professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and professor of molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen...