Cancer Insights

Clear filters
A mutated KRAS gene that is always "on" can promote cancer growth, despite treatment with drugs that target the upstream EGFR protein. Image credit: Affiliated Pathologists Medical Group

The Trouble With KRAS

In-Depth Insights |  Written by Emma Shtivelman, PhD

Mutations in the gene that encodes the KRAS protein are frequently encountered in various human cancers. They are found in about 30% of ...

Learn More
Metastatic melanoma cells stained to reveal structures called podosomes (yellow) that help the cells move and spread. Image credit: National Cancer Institute

Metastatic Melanoma: Not Quite Curable…But Getting There

In-Depth Insights |  Written by Emma Shtivelman, PhD

By 2050, the number of deaths due to malignant melanoma in the U.S. could be three times lower than peak levels reached before 1960. ...

Learn More
Mary Beth (second from left) and her family on vacation in Ireland

Re-Engineered Blood Cells Successfully Treat Mary Beth’s Relapsed Lymphoma

Patient Stories |  Written by Sarah Stanley

In early 2016, Mary Beth Smith was getting ready to retire after almost 40 years as a morning radio broadcaster in Toldeo, Ohio. She was an ...

Learn More