News

Sanford Health Working With Genetic Cancer Treatments

Sanford Health Working With Genetic Cancer Treatments

Photo: WNAX

Sanford Health is looking for cancer patients to participate in a clinical trial that will help develop customized treatment options for rare cancers. Adults whose cancer has not responded to the first line of standard treatment or those with rare cancers can participate. Dr. Steven Powell is an oncologist with Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, and says the trial will use genetic material found in cancer cells…..

Powell says that certain genes are linked to cancer growth, and this trial aims at targeting those genes for personalized treatment…..

After the options are presented to patients, Powell says they will have access to different treatments and new drugs to battle the disease. Anyone interested in participating should contact their physician to get in touch with Sanford Health.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Internet Helps Small Sioux Falls Business Grow

Updated
computer

Online companies are becoming the preferred way to shop.

in Local

Back To School Means Immunization Time

needle

As a new school year approaches, it’s time to check children’s vaccination records.

in Local

Partnership Saves Vermillion Theaters

Updated
IMG_0531

A nonprofit group and the University of South Dakota are partnering to maintain movie theaters in downtown Vermillion.

in Local

New USD Dean of Education Working for Teachers

Updated
USD

Donald Easton-Brooks has been on the job as Dean of the School of Education at the University of South Dakota for about six weeks.

in Local

Clean Air Rules To Impact SD Utilities; Costs Unclear

Updated
electric lines

Utility companies are reading through the new clean air rules released by President Obama this week.