Thursday, May 28, 2015

Targeting Recurrent Cancer

When bad guys want to elude capture, they may hole up and lie low.  Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center believe it may be much the same with cancer after traditional treatment.  Now, they’ve uncovered a way to target dormant cancer cells where they hide. 

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Stephenson Cancer Center Recruits Tobacco Prevention and Control Researchers for Leadership Positions

Two tobacco control researchers, Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, PhD, and Damon Vidrine, DrPH, have been recruited to key leadership positions at the Stephenson Cancer Center located at the University of Oklahoma. Jennifer Vidrine will serve in the newly established role of Deputy Director for Tobacco Research. She will also be appointed Director of the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center and oversee the center’s tobacco research activities. Damon Vidrine will serve as co-leader for the Cancer Health Disparities Program.

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Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center at the Stephenson Cancer Center Hosts Symposium on Tobacco Research Prevention

Research on a broad range of tobacco prevention efforts in Oklahoma were the focus of a symposium conducted on May 12 by the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center at the Stephenson Cancer Center. Presented during the symposium were 16 peer-reviewed research articles published in the January 2015 supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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