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Cancer clinical trials are available at hundreds of medical centers throughout the United States and thousands more across the world. Please view the following two video series for an overview of the power of clinical trials and if they might be right for you. You can search clinical trials by cancer type, by zip code, and many other filters HERE :Search Clinical Trials. There are instructional videos on how to search on that page, in the left hand column.

Cancer Research Update Video Series from Dana Farber: Overview and Vignettes

*** When the first video ends, please wait and it will start the next and so on. There are 12 short videos in this series.

Cancer Clinical Trials Video Series from MD Anderson: Overview and Vignettes

*** When the first video ends, please wait and it will start the next and so on. There are 27 short videos in this series.

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    NCI scientists and their colleagues have identified a rare inherited mutation in a gene that can increase the risk of familial melanoma.
    - 31 Mar 14, 5:49am -
  • Breast Cancer Startup Challenge Inventions and Winners
    The Avon Foundation for Women, in partnership with NCI and the Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI), have announced the ten winners of a world-wide competition to accelerate the process of bringing emerging breast cancer research technologies to mar…
    - 5 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • Elaine Jaffe wins the Henry M. Stratton Medal
    Each year the American Society of Hematology (ASH) honors two senior investigators, one in basic research and the other in clinical/translational research, with the Henry M. Stratton Medal for their contributions to the field of hematology. This year…
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  • Widemann honored by Children’s Tumor Foundation
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    - 25 Jun 13, 12:12pm -
  • Staudt elected to National Academy of Sciences
    Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., is the deputy chief of the Metabolism Branch in NCI’s Center for Cancer Research. In this video from March 2012, Staudt discusses the basic biology of targeted therapy for Diffuse B-cell Lymphoma and about ibrutinib, a dr…
    - 28 May 13, 8:10am -
  • A New Delivery for Cancer Drugs

    - 7 May 13, 10:47am -
  • Anuradha Budhu
    Anuradha Budhu, Ph.D., heads a research team at the National Cancer Institute that recently  uncovered an imbalance between saturated and unsaturated fats (such as palmitic or fatty acids) that occur in patients with a common liver cancer called hep…
    - 1 May 13, 10:47am -
  • NCI Grantees Receive Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences
    The Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences recognizes “excellence in research aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life.” The inaugural set of prizes, awarded in February 2013 by a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to advancin…
    - 8 Mar 13, 7:47am -
  • Alan Rabson Receives AACI Special Recognition Award
    The Association of American Cancer Institutes recently honored Alan S. Rabson, M.D., with a Special Recognition Award that recognized his achievements over five decades at the National Cancer Institute, as a deputy director, pathologist, cancer resea…
    - 25 Oct 12, 9:37am -
  • The beneficial role of bacteria that live in the skin
    A research team at NIH, including Heidi Kong, M.D., at NCI, has found that bacteria that normally live in the skin may help protect the body from infection. As the largest organ of the body, the skin represents a major site of interaction with microb…
    - 19 Oct 12, 7:51am -

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