The staff of the NCI Cancer Bulletin would like to wish each of you a
joyous holiday season and a healthy and happy new year.

Next month, we will begin our tenth year of bringing you news about
cancer research, whether supported by NCI or other institutions from
across the nation and the world. All of our content can be accessed
through our archive/search page.

As we do every year, we have compiled a list of feature stories
published over the past year that we think are worth another look. We
chose these in-depth articles not only because of their popularity with
readers, but also for their potential impact on clinical practice and/or
their value as important but underreported topics.

Studies Raise Concerns about Partial-Breast Radiation Therapy (January

Staying Alive: New Technique Grows Normal and Cancer Cells
Rapidly (January 24)

Connecting the Dots: Network Analysis Helps Public Health
Researchers Get the Big Picture (February 7)

Leading Health Organizations Revise Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines
(March 20)

A Conversation with Dr. Bert Vogelstein about Whole-Genome Sequencing to
Predict Cancer Risk (April 3)

A Transfer of Power: Harnessing Patients’ Immune Cells to Treat Their
Cancer (May 1)

Many Survivors of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancers Have Chronic Health
Problems, Unhealthy Behaviors(June 26)

A Tough Transition: Cancer Survivorship Plans Slow to Take Hold (June

To Eat or Not to Eat: With Cancer Therapies, That Is the Question (July

As Patient Navigation Expands and Evolves, Nurses Assume Many Roles
(July 24)

Using New Approach, Scientists Find Evidence for Cancer Stem Cells
(August 7)

Singled Out: Researchers Look to Single Cells for Cancer Insights
(September 18)

Study Urges Caution on Source of Unrelated Donor Stem Cell Transplants
(October 30)

Dietary Intervention for Patients Receiving Chemoradiotherapy for Lung
Cancer (November 13)

Crunching Numbers: What Cancer Screening Statistics Really Tell Us
(November 27)

All That Glitters: A Glimpse into the Future of Cancer Screening
(November 27)

Dr. Titia de Lange: Telomere Function and Cancer (December 11)

Thank you again for your interest and support. We hope you'll continue
to read each issue and encourage others to subscribe. We also appreciate
your story ideas and feedback. Send your suggestions and comments to us
by e-mail at [email protected].

Best regards,
The NCI Cancer Bulletin Team



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