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'Resting' exhausted cancer-fighting immune cells enhances their tumor-killing activity, which may help people with blood and solid cancers.

'Resting' exhausted cancer-fighting immune cells enhances their tumor-killing activity, which may help people with blood and solid cancers.

A cancer survivor treated at Stanford has written a book to help kids facing stem cell transplant understand the procedure and approach it with courage.

A cancer survivor treated at Stanford has written a book to help kids facing stem cell transplant understand the procedure and approach it with courage.

People who have their first colonoscopy between the age of 45 and 49 halve their risk of subsequent colorectal cancers, a Stanford Medicine study has found.

People who have their first colonoscopy between the age of 45 and 49 halve their risk of subsequent colorectal cancers, a Stanford Medicine study has found.

Ovarian cancer genetic testing is underused and large gene panels lead to uncertain results, particularly for non-white patients, a Stanford Medicine study finds.

Ovarian cancer genetic testing is underused and large gene panels lead to uncertain results, particularly for non-white patients, a Stanford Medicine study finds.

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A Stanford-developed anti-cancer therapy currently in clinical trials may also reduce vascular inflammation in heart disease.

A Stanford-developed anti-cancer therapy currently in clinical trials may also reduce vascular inflammation in heart disease.

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In 2020, contributing editor Paul Costello’s top podcasts reflect the challenges of the coronavirus and other timely health care issues.

In 2020, contributing editor Paul Costello’s top podcasts reflect the challenges of the coronavirus and other timely health care issues.

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Stanford Medicine magazine's most-read articles of 2020 were about COVID-19, grieving and chemo brain, a misunderstood side effect of chemotherapy.

Stanford Medicine magazine's most-read articles of 2020 were about COVID-19, grieving and chemo brain, a misunderstood side effect of chemotherapy.

As younger adults are being diagnosed with colon cancer, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending screening all adults older than 45.

As younger adults are being diagnosed with colon cancer, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending screening all adults older than 45.

Scientists have created an AI tool to help doctors more precisely choose colorectal cancer treatments that will work best on individual patients.

Scientists have created an AI tool to help doctors more precisely choose colorectal cancer treatments that will work best on individual patients.

Stanford researchers studied whether there was any pattern linking patients' racial, ethnic or socioeconomic status with which treatment they received.

Stanford researchers studied whether there was any pattern linking patients' racial, ethnic or socioeconomic status with which treatment they received.

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Stanford stem cell biologists have found a way to block a signal that causes growth of breast cancer cells, opening potential for new treatments.

Stanford stem cell biologists have found a way to block a signal that causes growth of breast cancer cells, opening potential for new treatments.

Scientists created an algorithm that analyzes a cancer biopsy and pairs spatial information with gene expression to better understand the disease.

Scientists created an algorithm that analyzes a cancer biopsy and pairs spatial information with gene expression to better understand the disease.

In breast and lung cancer patients with metastatic disease, seeds of metastasis were often planted before the primary tumor was diagnosed, a study finds.

In breast and lung cancer patients with metastatic disease, seeds of metastasis were often planted before the primary tumor was diagnosed, a study finds.

Using microbubbles and ultrasound, researchers have created a cancer treatment that kills tumor cells and recruits immune cells to the tumor.

Using microbubbles and ultrasound, researchers have created a cancer treatment that kills tumor cells and recruits immune cells to the tumor.