Cancer

KOMO TV: Risk of death twice as high among cancer patients with COVID-19

June 1, 2020

Dr. Ruben Mesa, director of the Mays Cancer Center, is featured in this story about the results of a new COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium study published in The Lancet. According to the study, cancer patients who get COVID-19 have a 13% risk of dying, more than double the rate for all patients with COVID-19 combined. […]


eCancer.com: Clinical impact of COVID-19 on patients with cancer: Data from the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19)

June 1, 2020

Dr. Dimpy Shah, Mays Cancer Center, discusses the data into the clinical impact of COVID-19 on patients with cancer from the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19), presented at the 2020 ASCO virtual meeting. Read and watch the full story.


Science Codex.com: Cancer drugs cause large cells that resist treatment; scientist aims to stop it

May 29, 2020

A cancer therapy may shrink the tumor of a patient, and the patient may feel better. But unseen on a CT scan or MR image, some of the cells are undergoing ominous changes. Fueled by new genetic changes due to cancer therapy itself, these rogue cells are becoming very large with twice or quadruple the […]


Brinkwire.com: Cancer drugs cause large cells that resist treatment; scientist aims to stop it

May 29, 2020

A cancer therapy may shrink the tumor of a patient, and the patient may feel better. But unseen on a CT scan or MR image, some of the cells are undergoing ominous changes. Fueled by new genetic changes due to cancer therapy itself, these rogue cells are becoming very large with twice or quadruple the […]


News-Medical.net: Scientist explore potential drugs to prevent cell resistance in different types of cancer

May 29, 2020

Cancer therapy may shrink the tumor of a patient, and the patient may feel better. But unseen on a CT scan or MR image, some of the cells are undergoing ominous changes. Fueled by new genetic changes due to cancer therapy itself, these rogue cells are becoming very large with twice or quadruple the number […]


Medical Xpress.com: Cancer drugs cause large cells that resist treatment; scientist aims to stop it

May 29, 2020

A cancer therapy may shrink the tumor of a patient, and the patient may feel better. But unseen on a CT scan or MR image, some of the cells are undergoing ominous changes. Fueled by new genetic changes due to cancer therapy itself, these rogue cells are becoming very large with twice or quadruple the […]