A new review has found that a combination of endocrine inhibitors and hormone therapy is more effective in prolonging progression-free survival for advanced breast cancer patients, as compared to chemotherapy.
Costner McKenzie, a fourth-year medical student, is interested in dermatology beyond just the skin.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have created a small molecule that reduces expression of MYC, a cancer-causing protein involved in a wide variety of cancers.
Measuring atrial fibrillation through implanted devices like pacemakers can identify patients at risk for stroke, according to a recent study.
Women surgical residents suffer more mistreatment than men, which leads to a higher burnout rate and more suicidal thoughts among female residents, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new $10 million gift from Northwestern University trustees and supporters Louis A. Simpson ’58 and Kimberly K. Querrey will support a center now known as the Simpson Querrey Center for Neurogenetics.
The overexpression of mitochondrial superoxide dismutase, commonly found in late-stage tumors, may drive cancer stem cell formation and contribute to the failure of chemotherapy treatment in breast cancer patients.
Scientists co-led by Sui Huang, MD, PhD, found an experimental drug called metarrestin significantly reduced metastasis and cancer progression in mouse models.
Considered the founding father of preventive cardiology, Jeremiah Stamler, MD, who celebrated his 100th birthday Oct. 27, is still conducting ‘brilliant science,’ according to his colleagues.
A recent study found that the genetic distance between kidney donors and recipients could be used to more accurately predict transplant success.