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Cancer Network | Aug 27, 2014

“A systematic, best-practice approach to colorectal surgery can decrease the risk of surgical site infections, according to a study published today in JAMA Surgery. “While improving adhere...

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Not So Simple: Why PSA Screening Needs to Change

Emma Shtivelman, PhD | 18 Aug 2014

First, a little history: the protein PSA (prostate-specific antigen) was discovered in 1970 by Richard Ablin, PhD, while searching for a way to detect prostate cancer. He determined that PSA is indeed...

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Upcoming Talk by Marty Tenenbaum: Can Big Data Cure Cancer?

29 Aug 2014

Cancer Commons founder Marty Tenenbaum, PhD, will be speaking at a special MIT Club of Northern California event in Mountain View, CA, on September 23. From the event registration page: “Every year 1.6 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer and nearly half of those cases are considered incurable. But many [...]...

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