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For Some Cancer Patients, A Bad Gene Can Be A Good Gene
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Ironically, many of the worst cancers prove to be the easiest to treat when new discoveries are made. Hairy cell leukemia, once the bane of hematologists, is now cured with a single course of 2-CdA. Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML),...
Victories in Acute Leukemia - Opportunities to Expand the Horizon
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
The March 29, 2016 Wall Street Journal  reported a 23-year-old man with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Using genomic (DNA)...
Is There a Role for PI3k Inhibitors in Breast Cancer? Maybe.
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Over the past decades oncologists have learned that cancer is driven by circuits known as signal transduction pathways. The...

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