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Clone of Endocrine Therapy Before Surgery Results in Different Outcomes in Black vs. White Women With Breast Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: cityofhope.org A study led by City of Hope, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the United States, found that Black women with Stage 1 or 2 breast cancer were almost three times more likely than white women to have tumor shrinkage from hormone therapy delivered prior to surgery, yet Black women were more likely than …

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City of Hope researchers ID how most common breast cancer becomes resistant to treatment

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Source: City of Hope From: eurekalert.org Understanding how tumors in patients with early-stage estrogen receptor positive breast cancer evolve to resist certain combination therapies can aid in the design of optimal drug strategies for people whose cancer potentially could be cured City of Hope, a world-renowned cancer research and treatment center, has identified how cancer cells in patients with early-stage …

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Scientists use two powerful immunotherapies to eradicate solid tumors

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Source: City of Hope National Medical Center From: medicalxpress.com City of Hope scientists have combined two potent immunotherapies—an oncolytic virus and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy—to target and eradicate solid tumors that are otherwise difficult to treat with CAR T therapy alone, according to a new Science Translational Medicine study. In preclinical research that could lead to a …

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Targeting one’s internal clock could prevent or slow breast cancer progression

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Source: City of Hope From: news-medical.net City of Hope scientists have identified an unlikely way to potentially prevent or slow the progression of aggressive breast cancer: target one’s internal clock. Often taken for granted, the circadian rhythm is gaining traction as a potential catalyst or brake for the onset of disease. For example, studies have shown that women who take …

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Two projects receive NIH grant for breast cancer research

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By: Iqbal Pittalwala From: prnewswire.com A research team led by biochemists at the University of California, Riverside, has received a four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, to study breast cancer — the most common cancer in women worldwide — and the racial disparities in the treatment of the disease. The more than $1.2 million grant will …

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Research to focus on small molecule that can help fight breast cancer

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By: Iqbal Pittalwala From: ucr.edu UC Riverside and City of Hope awarded Department of Defense grants for the collaborative project A biochemist at the University of California, Riverside, has received a grant from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, or CDMRP, of the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a novel lead compound to treat breast cancer, the second most …

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Mustang Bio Announces $9.28 Million Grant to Fund Phase 1 Trial of CAR T Therapy MB-103 in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer with Brain Metastases

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

From: finance.yahoo.com Mustang Bio, Inc. (“Mustang”) (MBIO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on translating today’s medical breakthroughs in cell and gene therapies into potential cures for hematologic cancers, solid tumors and rare genetic diseases, today announced that City of Hope has received a $9.28 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to fund an ongoing Phase 1 …

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City of Hope opens CAR T trial for HER2 breast cancer patients with brain metastases

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: City of Hope From: eurekalert.org City of Hope opens first-of-its-kind CAR T clinical trial for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to the brain The immunotherapy trial is the first to deliver CAR T cells directly to the brain of HER2-positive breast cancer patients with brain metastases DUARTE, Calif. — Women with HER2-positive breast cancer that has …

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BDI Furniture Launches “Pink Bink” Mobile Media Table

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Proceeds from sales to benefit treatment and research at City of Hope BDI, a premiere furniture designer and manufacturer, is on the brink of pink as the latest edition of its popular Bink Mobile Media Table will be available this month. Currently offered in seven colors, Bink is now shipping to retailers nationwide in a fresh pink hue, with proceeds …

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Breast Cancer Vaccine Saves Life of Woman with Advanced Cancer

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By: Vera Gruessner From: breasthealthandhealing.org A remarkable new treatment for breast cancer has helped save the life of the 69-year-old patient Susan Young, according to City of Hope. The treatment involves a p53 breast cancer vaccine and a medication that stops a cancer-causing protein in its tracks. Young suffered from a late-stage triple-negative breast cancer with metastasized tumors in the …