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May 18, 2015
Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, Ph.D.
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CRI’s CEO provides a preview of what to expect at the upcoming meeting of the American Society of Hematology.
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Combining multiple treatments given at the right time and in the right doses is key to optimizing cancer therapy, scientists believe.
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Lloyd J. Old, the Father of Modern Tumor Immunology and the founding scientific and medical director of the Cancer Research Institute, succumbed to prostate cancer at the age of 78.
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Whether a patient benefits from a cancer therapy can depend on existing genetic and other conditions within the patient and his or her tumors. Personalized approaches to cancer patient care will help ensure patients receive only those treatments that may benefit them rather than endure hit or miss rounds of potentially debilitating therapy.
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