The delay in implementing comprehensive regulations for e-cigarettes has contributed to a growing crisis of vaping-related illnesses and deaths across the U.S. and poses particular risks to young adults. The big picture: E-cigarette use by American teenagers has surged, and the dangers are heightened by unsafe black market vaping devices and THC cartridges. But a ... Read More
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A study has revealed the protein responsible for causing pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), the most common form of pancreatic cancer. The researchers, from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, US, validated ubiquitin-specific protease 21 (UPS21) as a frequently amplified gene and a potential druggable target. “The USP family is the largest group of ... Read More
Ron DePinho, M.D., an internationally renowned physician-scientist and cancer researcher, has come to believe that the most effective way to fight cancer is to focus not just on groundbreaking research and therapies to cure the disease but on harnessing the power of what we already know to prevent it. “There’s enough knowledge of what causes ... Read More
As the father of three children and a physician, educator and scientist, I always make sure to impart my health and wellness knowledge to my children (currently 15, 16 and 18 years old) – doing everything possible to mitigate risk for disease later in life. When it comes to cancer, it is notable that up ... Read More
Unite to Prevent Cancer (UTPC) was created in 2018 by a diverse group of leaders to develop and implement sustainable solutions that bridge the gap between “knowing and doing” in the prevention of non-communicable diseases beginning with cancer. Major social shifts and demographic trends are often neglected in the context of short-term political and/or investment ... Read More
Host, Dr. Robin Smith, chats with Dr. Ron DePinho, professor of medicine and former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and an internationally recognized physician for his basic and translational research in cancer, aging, and age-associated degenerative disorders. DePinho launched the Cancer Moonshot Program, played a critical role in ... Read More
Jim Allison has been a good friend and colleague for decades. I am so happy he won the Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking work in immune therapy. Honored to be with him in New York City this morning for the announcement. His science and passion has saved and will continue to save many lives. He ... Read More