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Cinema Group, Lego Tournament, Sunday Mass, HPV Vaccine Info. Session
- In the Headlines:
Bayer on End-of-Life Care, Keefer on World AIDS Day
Cancer Treatments Toxic to Healthy Brain Cells
Common drugs used to treat cancer may be more harmful to healthy brain
cells than the cancer cells that they are intended to destroy. That
is the conclusion of a study conducted by researchers at the Medical
Center and published Thursday in the Journal of Biology. (Reported
Writers & Books Collaborate on Dec. 10 Reading
Hear Rochester authors read from their own poetry and prose composed
in response to works in the Memorial Art Gallery exhibition Georgia
O’Keeffe: Color and Conservation on December 10 at the gallery.
1 and 2
UR Cinema Group: Little Miss Sunshine (December 1) and Snakes
on a Plane (December 2). Hoyt Auditorium, 7, 9:15, and 11 p.m.
Finger Lakes First Lego League Tournament: Engineering competition for
children ages 9 to 14. Palestra, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Catholic Newman Community: Sunday Mass, Interfaith Chapel, 10:30 a.m.
and 7 p.m.
Information about New HPV Vaccine: Presented by William Bonnez, associate
professor of medicine, and Robert Rose, associate professor of medicine.
Hoyt Hall, 6:30 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
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in the News
Whites Differ on End-of-Life Care
William Bayer, clinical associate professor of family medicine, comments
on a study he led that indicates black patients are more likely than
white patients to prefer life-sustaining care when confronted with an
and Chronicle (November 30)
We Still Need to Acknowledge World AIDS Day
Michael Keefer, director of the HIV Vaccine Trials Unit at the Medical
Center, is quoted in the op-ed, suggesting AIDS will be the stimulus
that leads the world to address health care in the developing world.
"Unless we're just going to let people die," he says, "we'll
have to build the infrastructure" needed to care properly for people.
of Higher Education (December 1)
Universities Short on Minority and Low-Income Students, Report Says
"The nation's public flagship universities are becoming less accessible
to students who are from low-income families or who are members of underrepresented
minority groups, according to a report released last week by the Education
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