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Understanding Melanoma

Let's talk about it, the questions and answers to melanoma. Outlining what it is, how to prevent, and how to treat it.

Here at VLCM Foundation we like to have our donors choose from three specific...


HCI and U Researchers Help Create Genetic Database to Aid Doctors

Recently, Huntsman Cancer Institute and University of Utah researchers Sean Tavtigian and David Goldgar were involved in a global project to compile as much data as possible on variants of two genes...


HCI Researchers Launch Study to Improve Exercise in Lung Cancer Patients

As we've talked about before, lung cancer is a particularly deadly form of cancer. In some types of lung cancer, surgery has greatly improved survival. However, surgery can be very hard on a...


Why is so much cancer research done in mice?

This is a common question when it comes to cancer research. And mice aren't the only organisms besides humans used to understand cancer.

As it turns out, not all research can be ethically or...


Got questions about cancer?

Okay, this week's post is going to be a bit different than usual.

My name is Elise Bailey, I work for VLCM Foundation. If you've read an email, blog article, or social media post from us in the last...


HCI - Stanford Team Identifies "Promising Target" for Childhood Brain Cancer

Medulloblastoma is one of the most common brain cancers in children and infants, and Group 3 medulloblastoma is the most aggressive subtype of that cancer. It accounts for fully 28% of all...

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