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An Idea that has Contributed Greatly to Cancer Prevention

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 27th, 2010 | No Comments »
Paul A. Bunn, M.D.

Paul A. Bunn, Jr., M.D. Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Colorado Denver Congratulations on your Silver jubilee!  It has been a pleasure to be associated with the Prevent Cancer Foundation since its inception. It was a great idea then and it has contributed greatly to the fight against cancer, most importantly its prevention. Since lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the US and worldwide, it is imperative that we develop ...

“Who’s Who” in Cancer Prevention

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
Margaret Foti, PhD, MD

Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. CEO American Association for Cancer Research ...the list of awardees reads like a veritable "who's who" in cancer prevention. Congradulations to you and the Foundation's board of trustees in celebrating this Silver Jubilee year! It is hard to believe that you have reached this milestone but not difficult to recognize the very special contibutions that you and the Foundation have made to cancer prevention, research and education. Twenty-five years ago we may have looked very ...

Betty Gallo: The Making of a Prostate Cancer Advocate

Posted by Betty Gallo, Founder, The Dean and Betty Gallo Prostate Cancer Center on September 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
betty-gallo

I met my husband, the late Congressman Dean A. Gallo (NJ-11) on August 26, 1986. I had my doubts about politicians, but Dean restored my faith in them. The first 6 years were great, but in February 1992 everything changed. Dean was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. Dean’s PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) level was 883; the traditional PSA level of 4.0 is considered a reasonable threshold for further evaluation. The cancer had already spread to his bones. As Dean ...

Breast Cancer Research Q&A with Dr. Yu Chen

Posted by Kristina Hunken, Manager of Research Administration and Community Outreach on August 30th, 2010 | No Comments »
Influx Brochure Photos 2008

With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month right around the corner, the Foundation is highlighting the research of Dr. Yu Chen, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Chen received a two-year grant from the Foundation beginning in January 2009. His research focuses on developing high-resolution, multi-modal optical imaging techniques that can accurately guide biopsy procedures to improve test results so that breast cancer can be diagnosed at an earlier stage. We asked Dr. Chen the ...