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2013-10-09 23:03:40

Charles J. Sherr, M.D., Ph.D., to receive the Prize for Scientific Excellence in Medicine by the American-Italian Cancer Foundation Memphis, Tenn.

2013-06-03 10:54:17

A subset of colorectal cancers responds to anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (anti-EGFR) therapies, but develops resistance within months.

2013-05-28 23:03:15

Gwen Darien joins National Office as Executive Vice President of Program and Services. Washington, D.C.

2013-05-07 16:15:59

Changes in estrogen breakdown, or metabolism, may be one of the mechanisms by which aerobic exercise lowers a woman's breast cancer risk.

2013-05-07 15:51:50

Men who reported sleep problems, including difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, had up to a twofold increased risk for prostate cancer.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.