Center for Cancer Research Hosts Appreciation Dinner

The Simmons Center for Cancer Research commemorated what would have been the 80th birthday of the late Rex Lee with an appreciation dinner for those involved with cancer research at BYU. Read More.

The Simmons Center for Cancer Research commemorated what would have been the 80th birthday of the late Rex Lee with an appreciation dinner for those involved with cancer research at BYU. Read More.

Rex Lee Run Exceeds Expectations

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The 20th annual Rex Lee Run, held on March 7, 2015, was a smashing success. The number of racers doubled from approximately 900 in 2014 to almost 1,800. Net revenue from the event, which will help fund the fellowship program in the BYU Simmons Center for Cancer Research, rose from around $12,000 in 2014 to $55,000. Read more.

Discovery may lead to lower doses of chemotherapy

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BYU Cancer Research Member Joshua Andersen and Ph.D. candidate and former Cancer Research Fellow Courtney Banks work in Dr. Anderson’s lab. They along with other scientists at BYU have discovered 2 proteins that may be targeted to make tumors for vulnerable to chemotherapy. Read more.

How far urine flows in a tiny tube says a lot about your health

Innovative device detects prostate cancer, kidney disease on the spot. Read more.

Immune system discovery could lead to more effective vaccines

BYU microbiologist and Cancer Research Center member Scott Weber helps reveal how helper T-cells learn their function.  Read more.

Finding a target for tumor suppression

Barry Willardson

BYU Professor and Cancer Research Center faculty member Barry Willardson recently discovered “Programmed Cell Death Protein 5″, a potential tumor suppressor. Read more here.

 

2013

New breast cancer imaging technique could cut down on false positives

BYU professor co-authors breakthrough cancer research

Gene predicts cancer development, BYU study finds

Starving Cancer

Why chemotherapy doesn’t work for certain cancer patients

 

2012

BYU professor discovers what may cause birth defects

 

2011

Marriage improves odds of surviving colon cancer

BYU Professor Testing a Potential Treatment for Colon Cancer

Three new BYU studies explore how HIV changes and reproduces

 

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