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Relay for Life: an experience of hope and inspiration

Relay for Life: an experience of hope and inspiration

April 7, 2017

Dear Editor, My name is Grace Murphy. I have never participated in a Relay for Life event until this yea...

$500,000 donated to find new breast cancer therapy

$500,000 donated to find new breast cancer therapy

October 18, 2016

Half a million dollars have been donated to a UVM research team in the hopes of creating a therapy for...

Big hands responsible for cancer, university finds

Daltrey Burris

September 10, 2015

Filed under Modest Proposals, Opinion

Last week medical scientists at Johns Hopkins University released the reports of their latest long-term experiment. Through repeated trials it was shown that participants who had a larger hand length than their face, were statistically more likely (p=.0012) to develop some form of cancer in the next five years. The experimenters di...

The lessons of cancer

Joey Oteng

February 17, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

What are you living for? It’s a moving question that could lead to various answers. Some would say a loved one while others would mention their goals of improving the world. More often than not, the answer would be absent or entail some overwhelmed rendition of “I don’t know.” It’s not a question one is asked regular...

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