This week our Dr. Sharon Dent discusses histone modifying enzymes in cancer.
Join her for the ENJOY Science webinar Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. CDT: #EndCancer
ENJOY SCIENCE Webinar Series
#BreastCancer symptoms vary & some women don't have symptoms. Find out what they are:https://is.gd/R89TJk
We send our deepest condolences on the loss of former Secretary of State, distinguished diplomat and veteran, Colin Powell. 🇺🇲 Today, along with the nation, we honor his legacy and mourn his passing. 1/7
“Dr. Hong said my cancer likely would have spread much more without the drug. I’ll count that as a win,” says lung cancer survivor Steve Castellaw of the targeted therapy drug sotorasib.
Read his story: https://bit.ly/32REa9W @AraVaporciyan @DavidHongMD #LungCancer #EndCancer
Just four months after having her bladder removed, Margo Wickersham was still able to go hiking, river rafting and horseback riding with her family: https://fal.cn/3j8sC @UroDocAsh #BladderCancer #EndCancer
During a virtual briefing, speakers discussed the history, viability, and pros and cons of #Medicare payment models, including incentives to participate in them and the merits of voluntary versus mandatory models. Read more: http://ow.ly/e6Ld50GlsZx #MedTwitter #HealthCareFinance
Our Dr. Carrie Daniel-MacDougall helps debunk common myths surrounding food and its link to cancer: https://fal.cn/3j8nJ @WebMD @carrie_d_mac #EndCancer
After years of research led by @charlesrudin and @dana_peer, #MSK scientists have developed an atlas of small cell #lungcancer that could help doctors understand exactly how it spreads. This #LungCancerAwarenessMonth, learn more below.
Latest #CCRAdvance collaboration - Myeloid derived suppressive cell expansion promotes melanoma growth and severity of autoimmunity by inhibiting CD40/IL-27 regulation in macrophages https://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2021/10/11/0008-5472.CAN-21-1148
10 days left until our Annual Celebration! Join us virtually for an evening of inspiring honorees, memorable performances, and more.
Register for free: https://bit.ly/CSCAnnualCelebration
#BreastCancer Awareness Month Continues! Read: Real-World Data Explores New Gene Expression Profiles in Breast Cancer: http://ow.ly/zSaw50GtkhF #SABCS #OncologyResearch #PinkOctober
Did you know some patients develop diabetes during cancer treatment?
Understand your risk with insights from our Dr. Sonali Thosani: https://fal.cn/3j8cx #diabetes #EndCancer
Are you a motivated, strategic thinker looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Come & join us as our Trusts & Foundations Officer! Working with the Head of Fundraising & Philanthropy, you’ll be a key part of our mission to start #cancer cures. http://fal.cn/3j7RB
Have you registered for our upcoming webinar? Join Karmanos cancer experts for this educational webinar covering breast cancer facts, risks, mammograms and more. https://bit.ly/30xEyeF #YourBestChance
Pediatric patients & their parents: Check out NIHCC Treasure Tour, a fun, interactive online game that introduces you to @NIHClinicalCntr. Our youngest patients can customize their character, learn about the spaces they may visit & explore the hospital. https://go.usa.gov/xMMts
To advance cancer knowledge we must include diverse populations and geographical settings. Join @NCIGopal and @sudhasdc for a panel discussion at London Global Cancer Week 2021 #LGCW21 November 18, 2021 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM, EST. Register: https://go.usa.gov/xMa6H @unapiquitos
Exploring Racial & Ethnic Enrollment #Disparities in #AML #ClinicalTrials: http://ow.ly/C2fM50Gtk62 #HemOnc
Are certain people at greater risk of breakthrough COVID-19 infections? How can you reduce the chances of developing a breakthrough infection if you’re fully vaccinated?
Chief Infection Control Officer Dr. Roy Chemaly explains: https://fal.cn/3j880 @ChemalyRoy #EndCancer
Donating blood and platelets helps ensure an adequate supply for our cancer patients.
Find a blood drive near you, or schedule a donation appointment at http://mdandersonbloodbank.org #EndCancer
Screening tests can help find #BreastCancer before you’ve even noticed symptoms. This #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth, take control of your health – learn more about early detection and use our new tool to help you decide if you should have a mammogram to screen for breast cancer.
We see all those affected by liver cancer, and we Stand Up for them. ❤️🧡💛 #StandUpToCancer #LiverCancerAwarenessMonth
Celebrating 20 years of partnership with @Burlington ! 🎉 We're pleased to announce Burlington's continued support of LLS & now the research arm of the LLS Children's Initiative. ❤️ Now - 11/29, visit your local store & donate to LLS at checkout. 🛒👉 https://bit.ly/3aDXg6a
We are deeply saddened by the recent passing of an incredible advocate and ally from colorectal cancer.
Kevin Hays was diagnosed with colorectal cancer at 28 years old in 2014.
.@UKMarkey has a team of dedicated oncology social workers that lead several support groups for those affected by cancer. To learn more about joining, visit https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/markey-cancer-center/cancer-support-services/groups
Due to delays in screenings, many cancers could be going undiagnosed and untreated and may advance to later stages, which become harder to treat. We are grateful to #GetScreened's founding sponsor @Genentech, working to raise awareness and increase regular screening for cancer.
Figure: Blood from a #patient with T-cell #cancer harbors both healthy T cells and cancerous T cells. Bispecific antibodies bind only to the #T-cell receptor sequence that is displayed by the cancerous T cells causing cancer cell death. Via Dr. Suman Paul: http://ow.ly/iGGe50Gop4H
Updated study results further cement the role of drugs called CDK4/6 inhibitors in treating the most common form of metastatic #BreastCancer. https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2021/ribociclib-improves-metastatic-breast-cancer-survival #BCSM
Star of Netflix’s Emily in Paris, @ashleyparklady , will be making a special appearance at our virtual Annual Celebration on October 28.
Register for free: https://bit.ly/CSCAnnualCelebration
African-Americans are twice as likely as white Americans to develop multiple myeloma. But race is just one risk factor to be aware of.
Learn more: https://fal.cn/3j7ED #MultipleMyeloma #CancerMoonshot #EndCancer
Applications for @theNCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) are due on 11/18. This #cancertrainingaward will facilitate the transition of graduate students into successful cancer research postdoctoral appointments: https://go.usa.gov/xM6DA
Going to the #WCTOH Leadership Summit on #TobaccoControl? Join @NCIGlobalHealth’s Mark Parascandola, co-chairing the session, “Commit to Quit: Research and Implementation of Tobacco Cessation in #LMICs.” Oct 18 I 1:45 PM ET Register: https://bit.ly/3jdLrsa @ParaFoto @CDC @NIH
Thanks to an immunotherapy combination and expert care from our Dr. Bita Esmaeli, Brissa Castillo’s mom was able to keep her eye after an ocular melanoma diagnosis: https://fal.cn/3j7xW #EyeCancer #EndCancer
Today at 11am EST! Join @NCIGlobalHealth's Dr. Satish Gopal for his discussion on Evolving and Prioritizing Global Health @theNCI, a #CancerResearch & #CancerControl Webinar, hosted by @FredHutchGO. Oct 18. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3EHt1cp #cancerresearch & #cancercontrol
We're excited to share that two of our own are recipients of the 40 Under 40 in Cancer Award! Please join us in congratulating Dr. Bob Li and Erica Fischer-Cartlidge, and see what else our #MSKHealthcareHeroes have been up to here:
An estimated 284,200 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2021. @BuckleStore and partnering brands will donate to ACS to support the fight against breast cancer. You can also add a donation or round up your total at checkout. Thank you! @BuckleMens #ACSDenimDays
Researchers never imagined being able to quickly and easily change the genetic code of living cells. That's now possible with #CRISPR, which has wide application but is also being used to develop #CancerTreatments like immunotherapies. https://go.usa.gov/xMsmb #NothingWillStopUs
Researchers never imagined being able to quickly and easily change the genetic code of living cells. That's now possible with #CRISPR, which has wide application but is also being used to develop #CancerTreatments like immunotherapies. https://go.usa.gov/xMsEm #NothingWillStopUs
Adding durvalumab and tremelimumab to #chemotherapy significantly improved progression-free survival and overall survival compared to patients who received only chemotherapy among patients with metastatic non-small cell #lungcancer: http://ow.ly/XPBU50Gon4X #mNSCLC
How better understanding minimal residual disease may be the key to determining which colorectal cancer patients can avoid post-surgery chemotherapy: @adasarimd #ColorectalCancer #CancerMoonshot #EndCancer
Colorectal cancer researchers focus on minimal residual disease to guide treatment
Minimal residual disease is the small portion of cancer cells left over after treatment that can cause relapse. MD...
"Even though this has been hard, I know there is a purpose behind my experience," says tongue cancer survivor Shelly Varnado, who coped with anxiety ahead of radiation therapy with help from our team: https://fal.cn/3j6tV @DrShirleySu #TongueCancer #EndCancer
Enter our first photo contest! Submit a picture of a person, place, or thing that provides the strength, or comfort to move forward through a CRC diagnosis. Finalists will be voted on at the #BlueHopeBash. No cost to enter but must submit by Mon. 11/18 http://ccalliance.org/photocontest
NCI's Screen to Save program aims to increase #ColorectalCancer screening rates among people over 45 from racially and ethnically diverse communities and in rural areas. See how this program is put into action. https://go.usa.gov/xMMB2 #NothingWillStopUs #CancerScreening
3 things that shouldn’t wait when cancer patients are deciding if to seek urgent care:
- suicidal thoughts
Get more advice on emergency care during cancer treatment from our Dr. Monica Wattana: https://fal.cn/3j6rs @MonicaWattana #EndCancer
A new study in animal models shows that the presence of a #cancer tumor alone can lead to #cardiac damage, and it also suggests the culprits are free radicals interacting with specific cells in the heart: http://ow.ly/mFy450Gq1uy
After overcoming prostate cancer, Gregg Davis is sharing his experience in hopes of educating others about the importance of routine screenings: https://fal.cn/3j6oi @ShalinJShahMD #ProstateCancer #CancerMoonshot #EndCancer
A clinical trial conducted at @UNC_Lineberger and @hopkinskimmel found that high-dose cytarabine followed by subsequent #immunotherapy treatment with pembrolizumab benefited patients with resistant or relapsed #AML: http://ow.ly/ixoY50GorTL Featuring @LeukDocJZ #HemOnc
Tobacco products can turn a healthy mouth into a gross mouth.
Keep your mouth healthy and reduce your risk of cancer with help from our O’Neak Henigan. @luvelyo #CancerPrevention #EndCancer
Houston Texans honor local breast cancer survivor as part of the NFL’s “Crucial Catch” campaign. “I rang the bell in honor of all cancer patients, especially those in the last 13 months who had to battle cancer all alone in the hospital.”
Read more here: https://bit.ly/3j5Jo9m
What if you could predict with 88 percent certainty when a lung cancer patient may die? Researchers from @LivUni confirmed urine metabolites can predict when people with #lungcancer are in the last weeks and days of life: http://ow.ly/X67c50Gse6g #lcsm #ASCORewind
Breast cancer screening saves lives. People at average risk should begin screening at age 45, with the option to begin at age 40. Talk to a doctor and visit http://cancer.org/get-screened to learn more. #GetScreened