Cancer

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November 1, 2022 Combining two cancer medications may increase survival in relapsed myelodysplastic syndrome, lays groundwork for future cancer therapies

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 1, 2022) — A pair of cancer medications that act as a one-two punch against malignant cells demonstrated increased survival in…

September 15, 2022 Van Andel Institute awarded $7.9 million to continue role as Cancer MoonshotSM Biobank Biorepository

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 15, 2022) — Van Andel Institute’s Biorepository has been awarded a $7.9 million, five-year contract from the National Cancer Institute…

August 17, 2022 Cellular waste may supercharge immune cell function

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 17, 2022) — The immune cells that protect us from infection and cancer seek out a wide array of fuel sources…

July 22, 2022 The science of cell sorting

In science, the tiniest details matter. For many researchers, this means investigating the similarities and differences between the roughly 200 different types of microscopic cells…

June 30, 2022 Van Andel Institute welcomes cancer metabolism expert Dr. Evan Lien

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 30, 2022) — Van Andel Institute has recruited cancer metabolism expert Evan Lien, Ph.D., to its growing faculty, an addition…

June 6, 2022 New technique helps scientists run circles around cancer by revealing roots of esophagus and stomach cancers

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (June 6, 2022) — Rampant inflammation has long been linked to cancer but exactly how it pushes healthy cells to transform into…

March 29, 2022 How do molecular ‘switches’ impact colorectal cancer? And what could they mean for treatment?

Throughout our lives, we’ve been reminded that eating a nutritious diet is important for our overall good health and helps reduce the risk of many…