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Below are links to NCI press releases that highlight new advances in basic, clinical, and translational science at the Center for Cancer Research.

NCI Press Releases and News Notes - 2013

news item icon NCI study finds that sunitinib benefits patients with renal cell carcinoma

NCI Press Release
(Posted: 2/7/2013) - Findings from clinical trial patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, a common kidney cancer, show they did not have accelerated tumor growth after treatment with sunitinib, in contrast to some study results in animals.

news item icon NIH scientists identify molecular link between metabolism and breast cancer

NCI Press Release
(Posted: 2/5/2013) - A protein associated with conditions of metabolic imbalance, such as diabetes and obesity, may play a role in the development of aggressive forms of breast cancer, according to new findings by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and their colleagues.

news item icon DNA breaks early in replication process associated with B cell cancers

NCI Press Release
(Posted: 1/24/2013) - Research by scientists at the NCI has identified a new class of DNA sites in cells that break early in the replication process. They found that these break sites correlate with damage often seen in B cell cancers, such as diffuse large B cell lymphoma.

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