Colorectal Cancer | Stories of Cancer Research | Stem Cell Transplant, 10/25/2023

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Study Explores Colorectal Cancer in Hispanic and Latino People
Adan Reinosa   The ENLACE study is the first to use cutting-edge technologies to describe the genetic features of colorectal tumors in Hispanic and Latino people. The study’s goals are to improve treatments and increase Hispanic/Latino engagement in cancer research.

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Is Artificial Intelligence Ready to Play a Leading Role in Colorectal Cancer Screening?
doctor holing colonoscope   Using computer-aided detection (CAD) during a colonoscopy didn’t help doctors find the growths most likely to become colorectal cancer, two studies find. Researchers agreed that CAD, which is aided by artificial intelligence technology, needs further refinement.

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Oncolytic Virus Enables the Immune System to Attack Tumors
Modified cancer-infecting virus blocks the immune-suppressing protein TGF-beta and regulatory T cells   A cancer-infecting virus designed to tamp down a tumor’s ability to suppress the immune system shrank tumors in mice. The modified oncolytic virus worked even better when used along with an immune checkpoint inhibitor.

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Stories of Cancer Research

The NCI Fiscal Year 2025 Professional Judgment Budget Proposal shares the stories of Kellie, a participant in a clinical trial, and Erin, an NCI-funded researcher working with data from a large health system to develop ways to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors.

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Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment

This updated page describes the types of cancer treated with a blood stem cell transplant, how these procedures work against cancer, side effects they may cause, where you go for transplants, and how long it takes to have one.

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Donating Blood Stem Cells for Stem Cell Transplants

The new page explains how blood stem cells are collected, the risks involved in donating, and how to become a donor.

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Skin Cancer Prevention

This updated page describes risk factors for skin cancer, such as having a family history of skin cancer and being exposed to ultraviolet radiation that comes from the sun, sun lamps, and tanning beds for long periods of time. Learn more about the risks for skin cancer and ways to prevent it.

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