OSU Breakthrough In Cancer Research

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers are optimistic for future cancer therapies after a breakthrough in cancer research at Oregon State University. “When you walk outside – 15 seconds of UV exposure – you start to develop mutations in your genes,” said Mark Leid, the Associate Dean for Research in the OSU College of Pharmacy. “Fifteen seconds. … Continue reading »

Aspirin Could Reduce Melanoma in Women

(CNN) — Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society nearly 9,000 people die of the disease every year. Now a new study out of Stanford University School of Medicine finds that women who took aspirin on a regular basis reduced their risk of developing melanoma by 21 percent. … Continue reading »