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High magnification micrograph of a gastric neuroendocrine tumor.
High magnification micrograph of a gastric neuroendocrine tumor. (Copyright © 2011 Nephron)

Hormone-Mimicking Drugs Are Used To Treat Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NETs)

In-Depth Insights |  Written by Emma Shtivelman, PhD

Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) can arise wherever neuroendocrine (hormone-producing) cells are found—which is in most organs. Most NETs ...

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Histological slide showing prostate cancer
Histological slide showing prostate cancer. (Otis Brawley, National Cancer Institute)

ASCO 2015: Notable Reports on Prostate Cancer Treatment

In-Depth Insights |  Written by Emma Shtivelman, PhD

This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting was short on any truly exciting developments in prostate cancer ...

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Micrograph showing a lymph node invaded by ductal breast carcinoma (Credit: Nephron, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Breast_carcinoma_in_a_lymph_node.jpg)

ASCO Highlight: Another Treatment Option for ER-Positive Breast Cancer

In-Depth Insights |  Written by Emma Shtivelman, PhD

Earlier this year, a new treatment option was added to the arsenal for ER-positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women when the U.S. Food ...

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