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Newsweek Selects Six Stephenson Cancer Center Physicians to "2015 Top Cancer Doctors List"

Six physicians from the Stephenson Cancer Center have been named to Newsweek’s “2015 Top Cancer Doctors” list. These physicians represent a variety of cancer specialties, including surgical oncology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology. Half of the physicians selected in Oklahoma are on the staff at Stephenson

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Cherokee Nation and Stephenson Cancer Center Collaborative Addresses Impact of Tobacco Use

Cancer disparities continue to impact Oklahoma disproportionately as a direct result of continued tobacco use. With two, four-year grants totaling $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health, a University of Oklahoma-led collaborative with the Cherokee Nation is addressing tobacco-related cancer disparities through a program of research, training and education for American Indian students and investigators.

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Experimental Psychologist with a Focus on the Science of Addiction Recruited to Stephenson Cancer Center

Francesco Versace, PhD, an experimental psychologist who specializes in the neuroscience of tobacco and other addictions, has been recruited to the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma. Versace will have a key role at the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center at the Stephenson Cancer Center. He will serve as an associate professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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Finding Common Ground Against Big Tobacco
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Finding Common Ground Against Big Tobacco

A recently published study proposes a pact between the public health community and the vaping community to combat a shared enemy, Big Tobacco. While the two parties have argued the harmfulness – or the helpfulness – of vapor products like e-cigarettes, this study suggests the parties share common ground in uniting to create a super alliance against Big Tobacco companies.

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