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Cancer Information Highlights, January 16, 2019

Cancer Information Highlights, January 16, 2019

National Cancer Institute

Cancer Information Highlights
From the National Cancer Institute
Updating you about cancer causes, prevention, screening, treatment, coping, and more
New from NCI
Video—Nonspecific Immune Stimulation
Video Non-Specific Immune Modifier How is the immune system used to fight cancer? This video explains one type of immunotherapy that boosts the ability of the body’s immune system to rid the body of cancer.
Immunotherapy Effective in Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma

Results from a small clinical trial suggest that people with a rare cancer called alveolar soft part sarcoma may benefit from treatment with immunotherapy.
Possible New Biomarker and Treatment Target for Early-Stage Lung Cancer
PET and CT scans showing a lung nodule A new study has identified a possible biomarker of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. The biomarker could help diagnose precancerous lung nodules and early-stage lung cancers and help distinguish them from lung nodules that are not cancer.
Immunotherapy Drug Approved for Metastatic Lung Cancer
An illustration of immune checkpoint proteins on cancer cells and T cells Learn more about a new treatment option for people newly diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer that has spread.
PDQ Summary Updates
Prostate Cancer Treatment

We’ve revised our PDQ summary on prostate cancer with updated staging images for this disease.
Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment

We’ve revised our PDQ summary on salivary gland cancer with updated staging images and the description of the stages of this disease.
Also of Interest
Social Media at NCI

Keep up with the National Cancer Institute via your favorite social media channel. We are on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and more.

During National Radon Action Month, our fact sheet can help you learn about radon, including what it is, the types of problems it can cause, and where to find more information.
Cancer Genomics Research

Learn how understanding the genetic foundations of cancer leads to new methods of diagnosing and treating the disease.

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