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DF/HCC Announcements

March 04, 2008

Request for Applications: Developmental Research Projects in Lung Cancer Research

The DF/HCC Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in lung cancer is seeking applications for developmental research projects in lung cancer research. Award Amount: 2-3 awards in the approximate amount of $50,000...[more]


February 15, 2008

Harvard Faculty Votes to Post Research Online

The Boston Globe reports that Harvard University's arts and science faculty voted unanimously yesterday to post their scholarly articles and research online, where they would be available for free to the public, despite concerns...


February 14, 2008

Specialized Histopathology Core: New Low Prices on Laser Capture Microdissection

Following a recent market survey, the Specialized Histopathology Core at Longwood has substantially reduced the price of training and unassisted use of the Laser Capture Microdissection System [PixCell II].[more]


February 05, 2008

DF/HCC Cancer Genetics Workshop: Somatic Alterations in the Cancer Genome

On March 3, a DF/HCC Cancer Genetics workshop will take place on the topic of "Somatic Alterations in the Cancer Genome." Featured speakers include Matthew Meyerson, MD, PhD (DFCI), Mike...


January 28, 2008

Call for Abstracts: Ovarian Cancer Researchers' Symposium

On April 4, DF/HCC will sponsor an Ovarian Cancer Researchers' Symposium. Abstracts are now being accepted and should present original research done on ovarian cancer, which may be basic, translational, clinical, or population...


January 24, 2008

Breast Oncology Speaker Series (BOSS) Presents:

Nancy Keating, MD, MPH - Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy - Harvard Medical School "Physicians and Variations in End-of-Life Care and Hospice Use for Cancer Patient" Wednesday, January 30, 2008 -...[more]


January 22, 2008

Cancer pioneer Judah Folkman, MD, dies at 74

DF/HCC member and cancer research pioneer Judah Folkman, MD, passed away on Jan. 14.  Folkman originated the groundbreaking idea that angiogenesis is central to the development and growth of tumors.Today, at least 50...[more]


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