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A special type of spectroscopy helped doctors differentiate between tumors in mice that responded to radiation therapy and those that resisted it.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Scientists sound alarm over radiation in Nubian Aquifer, but other experts say the health risk is unclear.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Results of an International Atomic Energy Agency study on effective brachytherapy in resource-poor settings.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A neurosurgeon discusses what developments in the field mean for patients

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Checkpoint inhibitors lift the brakes on the immune system, but may join other new drugs in pressing the accelerator on health care costs.

James Gaines, Contributor

For top scientists like James P. Allison, music and other artistic endeavors may be key to success.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo share prize for discovery of checkpoint inhibitors for cancer therapy.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Population study shows that 2010 Affordable Care Act improved insurance coverage rates for patients receiving one form of cancer treatment.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Blood biomarker may tell whether early-stage lung cancer is cured or soon-to-be recurred.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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