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  • Seeing a Promising Future for Progress against Childhood CancerSeeing a Promising Future for Progress against Childhood Cancer
    NCI Director Dr. Ned Sharpless discusses progress against childhood cancers, like CAR T-cell therapy and collecting more comprehensive data on children and adolescents with cancer, and the need to better address disparities in childhood cancer. Read more »
  • Quitting Smoking Improves Survival in People with Lung CancerQuitting Smoking Improves Survival in People with Lung Cancer
    Quitting smoking after a diagnosis of early-stage lung cancer may help people live longer, a new study finds. The study, which included more than 500 patients, also found that quitting smoking delayed the cancer from returning or getting worse. Read more »
  • Addressing the Challenges of Cancer Misinformation on Social MediaAddressing the Challenges of Cancer Misinformation on Social Media
    Misinformation about cancer is abundant on social media, including stories that describe miraculous results from treatments that are unproven and potentially harmful. Researchers are studying misinformation and its impact on people with cancer. Read more »
  • Gut Microbes May Influence How Well Radiation Therapy Works against CancerGut Microbes May Influence How Well Radiation Therapy Works against Cancer
    New research suggests that fungi in the gut may affect how tumors respond to cancer treatments. In mice, when bacteria were eliminated with antibiotics, fungi filled the void and impaired the immune response after radiation therapy, the study found. Read more »
  • New on NCI’s Websites for September 2021New on NCI’s Websites for September 2021
    NCI periodically provides updates on new websites and other online content of interest to the cancer community. See selected content that has been added as of September 2021. Read more »
  • COVID-19, Vaccines, and the Immune System: Emerging Research from NCI’s SeroNetCOVID-19, Vaccines, and the Immune System: Emerging Research from NCI’s SeroNet
    In this Q&A, leaders of NCI’s SeroNet program discuss new research findings on the immune response to the virus that causes COVID-19, new variants of the virus, and the COVID-19 vaccines. They also discuss the effects of the vaccines on people with cancer. Read more »
  • Physical Activity May Lessen the Effects of Chemobrain, Study FindsPhysical Activity May Lessen the Effects of Chemobrain, Study Finds
    For women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, meeting the national physical activity guidelines may help alleviate cognitive issues, a new study suggests. The benefits may be even greater for patients who were physically active before treatment. Read more »
  • Opioid Use Drops among Cancer Patients at End of LifeOpioid Use Drops among Cancer Patients at End of Life
    According to a new study, among people with cancer in the last month of their lives, filled prescriptions for opioids to control pain have dropped and emergency room visits for pain have increased dramatically. Read more »

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