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Yale Cancer Center (YCC) is one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation and the only such center in Connecticut. Cancer treatment for patients is available at Smilow Cancer Hospital through 13 multidisciplinary teams and at 15 Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Connecticut and Rhode Island. Comprehensive cancer centers play a vital role in the advancement of the NCI’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention, and innovative cancer treatment.

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Yale Cancer Center Study Reveals New Pathway for Brain Tumor Therapy

June 17, 2021

Researchers show the nucleoside transporter ENT2 may offer an unexpected path to circumventing the blood-brain barrier and enabling targeted treatment of brain tumors with a cell-penetrating anti-DNA autoantibody.

Yale Cancer Center Study Shows Cognitive Impairment for Survivors of Many Pediatric Cancers

May 14, 2021

In a new study led by Yale Cancer Center, researchers report many survivors of childhood cancers receive systemic therapies associated with cognitive effects and chronic health conditions that may impact long-term cognitive outcomes with downstream effects on education, employment, and income.

Yale Cancer Center Study Shows Targeted Therapy Improves Survival for Advanced Bladder Cancer

February 24, 2021

Enfortumab vedotin significantly prolonged survival as compared with standard chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma or bladder cancer, who had previously received platinum-based treatment and a PD-1–PD-L1 inhibitor.