MSK Investigators Understanding Leukemia Resistance To Chemotherapy

MSK Investigators Understanding Leukemia Resistance To Chemotherapy

Acute myeloid leukemia is usually treated with chemotherapy, but patients often stop responding to these drugs and develop resistance to them. Now MSK investigators are learning why that is the case. Doctors have used chemotherapy to treat people with cancer for decades, but there is still much to be learned about how it works —…

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2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl Features UCF vs. Arkansas State

2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl Features UCF vs. Arkansas State

The Orlando Sports Foundation (OSF) released Sunday that the UCF Knights will battle the Arkansas State Red Wolves, co-champions of the Sun Belt, in the second-annual AutoNation Cure Bowl presented by Florida Hospital. The contest is set to be played on Dec. 17 at Camping World Stadium with the kickoff set for 5:30 p.m. on…

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Patients Have Their Stomach Removed to Reduce Risk of Cancer

Patients Have Their Stomach Removed to Reduce Risk of Cancer

People with an inherited mutation in the CDH1 gene are at a very high risk of developing a rare type of stomach cancer. Having the stomach removed, which can be performed using minimally invasive methods, can eliminate this risk. Most people recover well from the procedure and function normally after initial weight loss. In 2014,…

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AML Survivor: Roxie Deese

AML Survivor: Roxie Deese

Check out Roxie Deese’s story, below, outlining her experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Here, she discusses what she wishes someone would have told her to better prepare for the fight to beat AML. AML: those three letters forever changed my life, but I don’t let them define me. I was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia…

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Happy Thanksgiving From C3 For Change

Happy Thanksgiving From C3 For Change

We are always happy when Thanksgiving approaches because this festive occasion gives us the opportunity to appreciate and express our gratitude to all those with whom we have worked together and have had a fruitful association. It’s a pleasure to declare that the past year has been good for us, and we thank you for your…

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BCRF is The Largest Nonprofit Funder of Breast Cancer Research in 2016

BCRF is The Largest Nonprofit Funder of Breast Cancer Research in 2016

BCRF maintains its leadership as the largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research in 2016! BCRF announces a new $57-million commitment to breast cancer research for 2016-17, supporting research to more than 250 scientists at leading academic and medical institutions in 14 countries. BCRF funded research spans the entire spectrum of breast cancer, from understanding…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Check out the video, above, featuring information about Lung Cancer Awareness Month! Join IASLC in helping to raise awareness about lung cancer during November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) is leading a joint effort among a consortium of non-profit lung cancer patient advocacy organizations and individuals. This…

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Second Annual Race to Beat Cancer

Second Annual Race to Beat Cancer

The Second Annual Race to Beat Cancer is set to take place on Thursday, Dec 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – Sunday, Dec 4, 2016, 7:00 PM! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn how to race Formula cars with one-on-one coaching from 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay and 2016 Indianapolis 500 pole winner James Hinchcliffe at…

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Iron Man World Championship Recap

Iron Man World Championship Recap

Check out C3 For Change Ambassador Doug Dunbar’s reflection on the 2016 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. On October 8th 2016, we completed the hardest one day race on this planet. The Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Weather was hot, humid, and windy, just like Kona always is. It was hard. I say WE,…

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