In research this week, chemotherapy directly to the liver after surgery had good outcomes, enrollment of women in clinical trials lags, and children who were physically abused grow up to have more cancers. A proposed screening test for heart disease may result in radiation-induced cancers.
In other headlines, the Chalk River nuclear reactor won’t be back producing medical isotopes before the end of the year. Zoot Suit Boogie, a play focused on colorectal cancer for Hispanics, is scheduled for July 20 in Houston, and ASCO is looking for artwork for its 2010 wall calendar. Read the rest of this entry »