Dodd to delve deeply into MPNST metastasis

Rebecca Dodd, PhD, assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, has been awarded a four-year, $792,000 American Cancer Society Research Scholar grant. Dodd will examine events driving the metastasis of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs), a group of aggressive sarcomas. Connective tissue sarcomas account for 15% of all pediatric cancers. However, […]

Liquid biopsy reveals ability to tailor treatment

Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is a cancer that arises from bile ducts/channels draining bile in the liver and often includes the gallbladder cancers. CCA is the second most common form of cancerous liver lesions. In 2017, Linda Kilcrease came to Pashtoon Kasi, MD, MS (then at Mayo Clinic), with metastatic cancer, but it was not amenable or […]