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MSU Researcher Developing New Cancer-Fighting Drug

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Cancer cell image

Michigan State University professor and researcher André Bachmann is collaborating on cancer-fighting research that could change the way we treat the illness. Bachmann, professor of pediatrics and associate…

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MSU Researcher One of Only Four to Receive Cancer Research Grant

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Sophia Lunt

MSU’s Sophia Lunt is one of only four young investigators nationally to receive a 2016 NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research from the American Association for Cancer Research. Lunt’s…

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Undergrad Research: Perspectives on Cancer

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University undergraduate student Irene Li presents an overview of her cancer research projects at a Board of Trustees meeting on Apr. 15, 2016. Li conducted several…

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Perspectives on Cancer

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University undergraduate student Irene Li presents an overview of her cancer research projects, conducted over the previous four years, at a Board of Trustees meeting on…

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Tumor Suppressor Protein Found to Regulate ‘Cell Migration’

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Sandhya Payankaulam

In new research led by Michigan State University and featured in the current issue of Scientific Reports, researchers have discovered that polarity genes, which – among other functions – create…

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$4.15M Grant to Study How Diet, Sunscreen Increases Breast Cancer Risk

Friday, October 9, 2015

Two Michigan State University researchers have been awarded a five-year, $4.15 million grant to examine how a high-fat diet interacts with a common chemical found in sunscreen and…

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Two Common Medicines Found to Fight Deadly Childhood Cancer

Friday, October 2, 2015
Andre Bachmann

A combination of two medicines long used for treating other illnesses can stop the growth of a deadly childhood cancer, according to a recent study by a Michigan…

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MSU Researchers Celebrate National Nurses Week

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

National Nurses Week is Wed., May 6 through Tues., May 12, 2015. MSU’s College of Nursing researchers are known nationally for their work in the management of chronic…

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Scientists Can Boost Healthy Cells During Chemotherapy

Friday, December 12, 2014

It’s well known that chemotherapy helps fight cancer. It’s also known that it wreaks havoc on normal, healthy cells. Michigan State University scientists are closer to discovering a…

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Reflexology Shows Promise for Treating Breast Cancer Symptoms

Monday, November 12, 2012
Gwen Wyatt with Reflexology Chart

A study led by a Michigan State University researcher offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology – a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of…

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