February 2014 | OncologyLive

Folkman's Legacy of Bold and Creative Thinking Endures

March 19, 2014

During the course of a 74-year life cut short by his sudden death in 2008, Folkman changed the world repeatedly with bold ideas that ranged from implantable pacemakers and subcutaneous birth control to an entirely new field of medical study: how diseases like cancer recruit blood vessels from the body via angiogenesis.

Minimally Invasive Techniques Make Strides in Liver Surgery

February 25, 2014

During the past 15 years, minimally invasive general surgery has rapidly expanded to include laparoscopic and robotic techniques for cholecystectomy, colectomy, gastric weight loss, and other procedures

PARP Inhibitor BMN 673 Advances in Breast Cancer Study

February 18, 2014

As PARP inhibitors continue to emerge as a novel class of anticancer agents, BMN 673 has entered late-stage clinical development as a treatment for patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer whose tumors test positive for germline BRCA1/2 mutations.