Jason Harris


Obesity Linked With Higher Distress in Breast and Prostate Cancers

October 07, 2019

Obese patients being treated for breast or prostate cancer showed higher levels of mental and physical distress than nonobese patients with these diseases, but the pattern did not hold true in those with colorectal cancer, according to a study.

Immunotherapy Researchers Win Nobel Prize

October 02, 2018

Immunotherapy pioneers James P. Allison, Ph.D., and Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D., have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research that eventually led to the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors to treat cancer.

Xtandi Granted Priority Review for Prostate Cancer Treatment

March 20, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration granted Xtandi (enzalutamide) a priority review to a supplemental new drug application for the treatment of patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, according to the companies developing the drug, Pfizer and Astellas.