Expansion in Cancer Research

Researchers at Washington State University’s College of Medical Sciences are increasing their cancer and sleep research cores. Learn about the two cancer researchers, Bin Shan and Weimin Li, and what their research will be looking at.

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Playing guitar brings smiles to cancer center

When Nick Moniz’s community service was finished he didn’t say goodbye to the people at Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center. Instead he continues to come in weekly and play his guitar in the lobby. Click below to learn more about Nick and why he choose to volunteer.

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How teens deal with a parent’s cancer

When someone hears their mom or dad has cancer they can have many different responses. Marc Silver, co-author of “My Parent Has Cancer and It Really Sucks: Real-Life Advice from Real-Life Teens,” says that teenagers have a natural, developmental need to pull away. Read the article and tell us if you agree.

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Taylor Swift brings music to hospital

The halls of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be filled with the sound of music thanks to  a $50,000 gift from Taylor Swift. The hospital plans to use the gift develop specialized programming for teens with cancer that will allow a creative outlet.

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Teen’s cancer research wins international award

Nathan Han of Boston, Massachusetts, has presented his study of statistical analysis of cancer-promoting genes which could provide a guide for scientists studying the disease and could be applied to other genes. The research won the 15 year-old first prize at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

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