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BY Devon Carter

For patients with lymphoma, multiple myeloma and leukemia, CAR T cell therapy offers an effective treatment option when traditional treatment approaches fail – and then fail again.

Since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designated it a breakthrough therapy in 2014, this cellular therapy has become more widely available. And researchers have continued to push ahead to make CAR T cell therapy even more effective with fewer...

Two smaller yellow CAR T cells attack one larger purple cancer cell. They are on top of a bed of many blue cells.

BY Devon Carter

Insulin is a hormone produced by clusters of cells in the pancreas called islets. It helps our bodies use sugars from food for energy. When...

BY Devon Carter

If you’ve never heard of double-hit lymphoma or you’re unfamiliar with the specifics of the disease, you’re not alone. This rare and aggressive...

BY Devon Carter

What if we could know more about a tumor just from a patient’s blood sample? While this concept is well-established with blood cancers like leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma, it’s now being applied to solid tumors, including breast cancer, colorectal cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, melanoma and lung cancer.

Known as a liquid biopsy, we can learn what’s going on inside a patient’s body by examining...

Blue cancer cell floating in a bloodsteam, surrounded by red blood cells and white blood cells.

BY Devon Carter

Many cancers grow when there’s a glitch in the DNA of our cells. Sometimes that error is passed down from a parent to their child, and sometimes...

BY Devon Carter

Historically, cancer patients with autoimmune disease likes lupus, Type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis have been excluded from clinical...

BY Devon Carter

From your growth to your digestion, your hormones regulate many basic functions within your body. These chemical messengers are produced and...

BY Devon Carter

Stem cells come from our bone marrow and grow to become red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. These cells make up our blood and...

BY Devon Carter

Cancer is defined by where it starts and not by where it spreads. Where it starts helps determine how it’s treated and even the way people...

BY Devon Carter

From Marie Curie’s discovery of radium that eventually lead to radiation therapy, to the pioneering work in chemotherapy by Jane Cooke Wright...