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Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising Sharply Among Gen X and Millennials

A new study shows that colorectal cancer rates are rising sharply among young and middle-aged adults.

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SU2C scientists probe patient response to cancer immunotherapy

In research supported by SU2C, F. Stephen Hodi, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and colleagues investigated whether a serumbiomarker could predict the response of patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors, a type of immunotherapy. This is very important to improving the utilization ofimmunotherapies. According to a paper published in a journal published by SU2C’s Scientific Partner, the American Association for Cancer Research, Hodi’s team found that serum levels of a protein called ANGPT2 predicted response to, and influenced the outcomes of,immune checkpoint inhibitors in patients with advanced melanoma.

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Scientific Advisory Committee member, Dr. David Tuveson, named director of Cold Spring Harbor cancer

David Tuveson, MD, PhD, a leader in pancreatic cancer research, and member of SU2C’s Scientific Advisory Committee has been named the new director of CSHL’s cancer center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated research facility. In addition to his roles at Cold Spring Harbor Lab, where he is a professor, and as one of our SU2C scientific leaders, Tuveson is a clinician who treats pancreatic cancer patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and is Director of Research for SU2C collaborator, the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Research.

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SU2C scientist named a 2016 Giant of Cancer Care

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, physician-in-chief and Distinguished Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) at Mayo Clinic and leader of the SU2C-CRUK-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team, was named a 2016 Giant of Cancer Care. This prestigious award honors the achievements of exceptional leaders in the field of oncology research and clinical practice.

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MLB takes a break during the 2016 World Series to Stand Up To Cancer

Major League Baseball takes a break during the 2016 World Series to Stand Up To Cancer

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