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Arlen Specter: Steadfast Champion o..

Throughout his long and distinguished career, Senator Arlen Specter was someone that you wanted on your side. Prevent Cancer Foundation and our colleagues in the health advocacy community are grateful that he was, as a steadfast champion of medical r..

Researcher Takes Steps to Develop a..

Surbhi Jain, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, who received a fellowship from the Foundation in spring 2009. As a fellow, Dr. Jain researched the development of a urine test for the early detection of liver c..

Tanning Beds Directly Correlate to ..

A major European study by the International Prevention Research Institute in France recently found extremely high rates of melanoma in young users of indoor tanning beds. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and is strongly correlated with e..

New Laser Technology Used to Fight ..

Scientists at the University of Tennessee announced last week that advancements have been made in the field of cancer fighting laser technology. A team of biomedical engineers and physicists collaborated to create a laser that sends out ultra short p..

Researcher Seeks to Develop Effecti..

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two part article about Dr. Barua’s research. Read Part I of Dr. Barua’s Research Q&A. Dr. Barua is an assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. One of his major..

Researcher Seeks to Develop Effecti..

We spoke with Animesh Barua, PhD, at Rush University Medical Center, who received a grant from the Foundation in spring 2008 to examine early detection of ovarian cancer by contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging. We caught up with Dr. Barua to hear mor..