Health Notes: $1M grant boosts EVMS cancer research

Portsmouth-based foundation donates $1 million to EVMS cancer center, which will be named the Leroy T. Canoles Jr. Cancer Research Center

Cancer Research Fundraiser To Be Held In Honor Of Tulsa Toddler

Pierce Phillips, 2, had a relatively rare but relentless form of childhood cancer called neuroblastoma. He died in October. Now his parents hope to honor him by raising money for childhood cancer research. Tulsa Blood Drive In Honor Of Cancer Patient

Better Research Leads to Strides in Women’s Health

Better research in the past 20 years has led to lower death rates from breast cancer, heart disease, and cervical cancer. But little progress has been made in other conditions that affect women, including autoimmune diseases such as lupus, lung cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new report on the state of women’s health research, issued by the Institute of Medicine.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and sanofi-aventis Establish Cancer Research Alliance

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Belfer Institute of Applied Cancer Science and sanofi-aventis have entered into a collaboration and license option agreement to identify and validate novel oncology targets for further discovery and development by sanofi-aventis of novel therapeutics agents directed to such targets and related biomarkers.

Cancer research marathon

A WORKINGTON woman who was recently given the all clear after a breast cancer scare is to run a marathon to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Dana-Farber and sanofi-aventis establish cancer research alliance

( Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ) Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Belfer Institute of Applied Cancer Science and sanofi-aventis announced today that they have entered into a collaboration and license option agreement to identify and validate novel oncology targets for further discovery and development by sanofi-aventis of novel therapeutics agents directed to such targets and related biomarkers.