The Department of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research (THOR) conducts cancer research to develop and make available novel diagnostic tools, targeted therapies and clinical trials for direct use in patient care.

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LRI Postdoc Selected for Esteemed Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship

Dr. Card, a postdoctoral fellow in the Scott lab, has been named a 2020 Hanna Gray Fellow, a fellowship that helps provide support for underrepresented and early-career biomedical researchers.

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Concurrent Chemotherapy and Antibiotic Use Associated with Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Outcomes

Findings from a new retrospective study reveal that caution should be practiced when prescribing antibiotics to patients as antibiotic therapy is associated with decreased overall survival among women with the ovarian cancer.

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Combining Genomics and Mathematics Helps Personalize Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, new technology from Dr. Scott provide opportunity to choose personalized radiation dose to improve outcomes and reduce toxicity.

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