“There’s nothing like a deadline to make sure you get done what you need to get done.” Joseph A. Califano III, a head and neck surgeon scientist, was named director of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that serves San Diego County.
Patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer who are matched to targeted therapy live longer when liquid biopsies are used to detect genomic alterations in circulating tumor DNA that aren’t picked up by tissue sequencing, according to a study published Nov. 10 in Nature Medicine.
I read with interest the recently published story on the recommendations to streamline data collection in certain NCI trials presented at the Nov. 9, 2022, meeting of the Clinical and Translational Research Committee (The Cancer Letter, Nov. 11, 2022).
The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout has been held the third Thursday of November annually since 1976. At the first official Great American Smokeout on Nov. 18, 1976, the California Division of ACS successfully helped nearly 1 million people quit smoking for one day.