Cancer

Next generation sequencing (NGS) has given the genomic research community ultra-high throughput, scalability, and speed that could only be dreamed of 20 years ago. After winning the Breakthrough Prize last month, we speak to Professor Shankar Balasubramanian about his work on NGS, his incredible translational journey and the power of the pub… First and foremost, congratulations!
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Medicare open enrollment is upon us for 2022. If you are a Medicare recipient, this is the time of year when you can make (some) changes to your Medicare coverage. What can I change? You can change your Medicare part D (drug) plan. You can change to a different Medicare advantage plan. You can switch
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Kara Gutierrez owns Spot On Beauty in Missouri, where she specializes in permanent cosmetics. While she gives people permanent makeup, eyebrows, and more, she has most recently began restoring confidence for breast cancer survivors by bringing some normalcy back into their lives. The medical tattoo artist recreates nipples for survivors who endured mastectomies and breast
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I admit I’m a pumpkin junkie. As soon as I could get my pumpkin spice coffee (in August by the way), I was ordering it up. I full-on believe it should be embraced year-round—but for now, I guess we just have to continue to accept it for what it is, a FALL flavor. I asked
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Mark Hoppus, vocalist and bassist for Blink-182, announced on social media that’s cancer-free, just six months after starting treatment. The singer announced his initial diagnosis on social media on June 23, 2021. In the announcement, he said he’d been in chemotherapy for three months because he had cancer. He said, “It sucks and I’m scared,
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This episode, we’re joined by Sigourney Bell, a researcher at the University of Cambridge, whose work looks to find new treatments for supratentorial ependymoma, a rare children’s brain cancer. Outside of the lab, Sigourney is the co-founder of Black in Cancer, a global organisation that aims to strengthen the network between Black people in the
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Fresh from her Don Listwin Award presentation at The Early Detection of Cancer conference, we spoke to Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald about the power of collaboration, taking risks and the rise of early detection as a hot topic for researchers… Whilst early detection research has yielded some incredible advances, there is still a long way to
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Paediatric brain tumours are the leading cause of cancer-related death in children – we need new approaches to therapeutics. Here, Dr Lisa Ruff tells us why drug delivery is so important for the treatment of central nervous system tumours – and why hydrogels could be key to a breakthrough…     Among paediatric cancers, tumours developing
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Hello and welcome Fall, it’s nice to see you again! This time of year brings a bounty of delicious produce and today’s feature is all about a fall favorite: apples – a versatile and nutritious fruit! Let’s take a look: Fun and Fast Facts Did you know? Pennsylvania produces 400-500 million pounds of apples per
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