The natural products produced
by microbes found in the environment have
led to major therapeutic breakthroughs for a variety
of conditions ranging from infectious disease
John A. D'Orazio, MD, PhD, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, discusses ongoing research exploring ultraviolet radiation signature mutations in patients with melanoma.
Kathleen L. O'Connor, MD, professor, associate director of Cancer Education, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, discusses the ongoing research in the field of breast cancer.
The field of cancer biology is entering a postgenomic era in which most types of human cancer will have been extensively sequenced through efforts such as The Cancer Genome Atlas and the International Cancer Genome Consortium.
The efforts of the Kentucky LEADS Collaborative
offer a unique opportunity to change the face
of lung cancer in Kentucky by harnessing new lung
cancer care and control strategies.
Kentucky's only NCI cancer center, Markey focuses
on bringing the latest therapies to its home state.
Lowell B. Anthony, MD, professor of Medicine, University of Kentucky, discusses patient exit interviews from the phase III placebo-controlled TELESTAR trial, which evaluated telotristate epitrate in patients with inadequately controlled carcinoid syndrome.
Cardiac events associated with trastuzumab are mostly reversible and outweighed by significant extensions in OS and PFS for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer, according to analyses from several clinical trials exploring the drug.