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Spring 2010 Issue

Momentum: Moving toward a future without cancer.

  • Gut Reaction

    Understanding how infection causes stomach cancer could lead to new treatments and prevention

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    Gut Reaction
  • Cancer 2.0

    Harnessing computing power for cancer research and care

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    Cancer 2.0
  • Sowing the Seeds of Innovation

    How the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is stimulating cancer research

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    Sowing the Seeds of Innovation
  • A Click Away

    Social media connects a cancer community

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    A Click Away


A Closer Look

Karen Munyon, MBA, BSRT, grew up thinking she was going to be a pharmacist; she was a pre-pharmacy major, had worked in a pharmacy, and had relatives in the field. But the year she applied to the pharmacy program, there were only 60 slots available and she was placed on the alternate list. Unsure of […]

Spotlight: Kidney Cancer

On April 17, 2006, Jeff Kidwell bent over to pick up a 5-gallon paint bucket and felt a stabbing pain in his back. The residential contractor shook it off — pains like that seem to come with the job. That evening there was blood in his urine. Still, he wasn’t concerned. At 5 o’clock the […]

Stories of Survival

“Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind – or forgotten.” – from the animated movie Lilo & Stitch. A few years ago, “ohana” – for me – basically meant my mom, my dad and my brother. Since losing my mother to a rare form of cancer, “ohana” has come to mean much more. […]