publication date: Mar. 30, 2018
Issue 13 - Mar. 30, 2018
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  • New players, new strategies, new resolve raise NIH budget to new level

    On March 14, beneath the soaring ceiling of the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) faced a constellation of round tables at the Research!America 2018 Advocacy Awards Dinner.

  • Duke faces tightened NIH grant oversight over handling of past scientific misconduct

    NIH has imposed tighter financial controls on researchers at Duke University, citing “ongoing issues” related to management of grants.

  • Conversation with the Cancer Letter

    University of Michigan gets $150 million to recruit cancer researchers, fund research

    Richard and Susan Rogel gave $150 million to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, which will now be known as the Rogel Cancer Center.

  • AACR announces scientific award winners, new board of directors

    The following cancer researchers and clinicians will be recognized for their scientific achievements during the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting.

  • An Appreciation

    James Holland, an oncology pioneer, dies at 92

    James Holland became a doctor thanks to what he calls “a series of fortunate mistakes.” The son of a prominent lawyer in Morristown, New Jersey, Holland was raised to go into law, too. But that changed when he took a course in biology at Princeton University and became enthralled with seeing cells under a microscope.

  • In Brief

    • Society of Surgical Oncology gives service award to Wolmark and Fisher
    • NCCN honors contributors to the Improvement of global cancer care
    • City of Hope and Fivepoint partner to bring outpatient center to Orange County
    • Thomas Gallo named ACCC President 2018-2019
    • ONS elects board of directors
    • Cohen joins department of radiation oncology at Fox Chase
  • Funding Opportunities

    DOD publishes funding opportunities for breast and prostate cancer programs

    AACR, AstraZeneca form training partnership

    The American Association for Cancer Research and AstraZeneca formed a partnership to help foster the next generation of cancer research scientists and stimulate innovative research in the areas of DNA Damage Response in cancer and Immuno-Oncology.

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  • Clinical Roundup

    • Sorafenib improves PFS in rare sarcomas, NIH-funded study shows
    • Zejula plus Keytruda shows activity in refractory ovarian cancer
    • Retrospective analysis identifies predictors of dose modification for niraparib
  • Drugs and Targets

    • FDA gives accelerated approval for Blincyto for ALL patients with minimal residual disease
    • Enfortumab vedotin gets breakthrough designation in urothelial cancer
    • FDA approves changes on Hologic’s 3Dimensions Mammography System
    • FDA accepts application for Opdivo plus Yervoy for MSI-H or dMMR metastatic colorectal cancer for priority review
  • CTEP Protocols

    NCI Trials for March

    The National Cancer Institute Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program approved the following clinical research studies last month. 

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