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A Cancer Trial's Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient

A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient

Sascha Roth, a runner who helps manage a family furniture store, in Bethesda, Md., on June 3, 2022, learned she had rectal cancer in 2019. A small study on rectal cancer results in remission in every patient. (Shuran Huang/The New York Times) It was a small trial, just 18 rectal cancer patients, every one of …

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A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient

A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient

It was a small trial, just 18 rectal cancer patients, every one of whom took the same drug. But the results were astonishing. The cancer vanished in every single patient, undetectable by physical exam, endoscopy, PET scans or M.R.I. scans. Dr. Luis A. Diaz Jr. of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, an author of a …

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Rangers did the truly unexpected by humbling Lightning’s Andrei Vasilevskiy

Rangers did the truly unexpected by humbling Lightning’s Andrei Vasilevskiy

So, finally. After facing a confederation of second- and third-string goaltenders in their seven-game victories over the Penguins and Hurricanes, the Rangers faced a No. 1 goaltender Wednesday in the opener of the conference finals at the Garden. And that wasn’t just a No. 1 goaltender, it was the No. 1 goaltender in the NHL, …

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