Tag: cancer

Cancer researcher awarded $18M to study cancer-related side effects

Cancer researcher awarded $18M to study cancer-related side effects

September 18, 2014

The National Cancer Institute grant, award to Principal Investigator Gary R. Morrow, funds a leadership role in a nationwide clinical research network to investigate cancer-related side effects.

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Wilmot Cancer Institute receives $18.5 million grant

Wilmot Cancer Institute receives $18.5 million grant

September 18, 2014

The National Cancer Institute has awarded an $18.5 million grant to the University of Rochester’s Wilmot Cancer Institute, officials said Thursday.

Marked for the institute’s Cancer Control and Survivorship program, the five-year grant will fund a study of cancer-related side effects.

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Less effective DNA repair process takes over as mice age, biologists find

Less effective DNA repair process takes over as mice age, biologists find

September 9, 2014

Biologists Vera Gorbunova and Andei Seluanov have discovered one reason for the the increase in DNA damage as we age: the primary repair process begins to fail and is replaced by one that is less accurate.

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UR receives $3.7 million for cancer research

UR receives $3.7 million for cancer research

August 8, 2014

The University of Rochester has received $3.7 million in federal funding to conduct clinical trials aimed at improving cancer control and protection.

The grant was announced Friday by Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, both D-N.Y. The funding supports the University of Rochester Cancer Center, which has been a part of the National Cancer Institutes Community Clinical Oncology Program.

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UR gets nearly $4.5 million in research grants

UR gets nearly $4.5 million in research grants

August 4, 2014

The University of Rochester has been awarded two grants totaling nearly $4.5 million for cancer and heart research. The university is to get more than $3.7 million to fund cancer research projects through the National Cancer Institute, and $742,413 to further develop treatment of Long QT Syndrome Type 3, a disorder affecting the hearts electrical activity.

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Lemonade sale fights childhood cancer

Lemonade sale fights childhood cancer

June 5, 2014

Danielle Benoit and her fellow researchers will be serving lemonade and explaining their research in childhood cancer therapies at the 5th Annual Benoit Laboratory Lemonade Stand.

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Pancreatic cancer cell ‘recycling’ system points to potential new therapy

Pancreatic cancer cell ‘recycling’ system points to potential new therapy

May 1, 2014

Investigation in mice shows that blocking the gene’s most important function can slow the disease and extend survival.

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A colon you can walk through

A colon you can walk through

March 5, 2014

An inflatable 10-foot tall, 30-foot long Giant Colon makes a stop at Marketplace Mall this weekend to promote colon health.

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Researchers clinch cancer diagnosis via genomics

Researchers clinch cancer diagnosis via genomics

March 4, 2014

Scientists are uniquely applying specialized tests to suspected cases of myelodysplastic syndrome, also known as pre-leukemia.

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Strong Fertility Center benefit aids cancer survivors

Strong Fertility Center benefit aids cancer survivors

February 28, 2014

The event benefits patients of the fertility center’s Childbearing After Recovery (CARE) program.

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