HealthWatch: Child Cancer Research Fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  President Barack Obama signed a pediatric research initiative into law today. Known as the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, the law establishes a 10-year pediatric research fund. Monies previously designated to finance national political conventions will now be used to support research into childhood cancer and other pediatric diseases and disorders. … Continue reading »

OSU Breakthrough In Cancer Research

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers are optimistic for future cancer therapies after a breakthrough in cancer research at Oregon State University. “When you walk outside – 15 seconds of UV exposure – you start to develop mutations in your genes,” said Mark Leid, the Associate Dean for Research in the OSU College of Pharmacy. “Fifteen seconds. … Continue reading »

Cancer Prevention Study in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Southern Oregonians are getting the chance to be a part of the National Cancer Prevention Study. Asante and the American Cancer Society will enroll local volunteers in the Cancer Prevention Study-3. People 30 to 65 years old who have never been diagnosed with cancer will be helping researchers determine factors that cause … Continue reading »