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UMass Cancer Center

Our mission is to advance the cancer control continuum—from etiology through survivorship—in patients of all ages and with all types of cancer, through cutting-edge research, excellence in education, community-based outreach and the delivery of compassionate, patient-centered care.

 

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UMass Cancer Center is a powerhouse in cancer research. Our scientists and clinical researchers have been recruited from around the world and are leaders in their field who work to advance our understanding of cancer initiation, progression, treatment and prevention through groundbreaking basic, translational, clinical and population research.

 

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  • Science for Living: Colonoscopies remain best way to detect, prevent colorectal cancer, explains Justin Maykel
    Community News

    Science for Living: Colonoscopies remain best way to detect, prevent colorectal cancer, explains Justin Maykel

    In this Science for Living feature, colorectal expert Justin Maykel, MD, explains why colonoscopy is the best way to prevent colon cancer.

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  • Jillian Richmond mentoring Morehouse med student Sachi Desse in research aimed to reduce disparities in dermatology
    Research News

    Jillian Richmond mentoring Morehouse med student Sachi Desse in research aimed to reduce disparities in dermatology

    With a grant from the Dermatology Foundation, Morehouse School of Medicine student Sachi Desse is researching cutaneous T cell lymphoma, with Jillian Richmond, PhD, as her mentor.

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  • UMass Chan researcher Anastasia Khvorova named 2022 National Academy of Inventors Fellow
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    UMass Chan researcher Anastasia Khvorova named 2022 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

    Anastasia Khvorova, PhD, is one of 169 academic inventors selected as a 2022 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

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  • UMass Chan Medical School students help screen firefighters for cancer at Polar Park
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    UMass Chan Medical School students help screen firefighters for cancer at Polar Park

    UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Memorial Health partnered with DetecTogether to offer free cancer screenings for firefighters at an event at Polar Park in Worcester on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

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  • Mary Munson elected fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology
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    Mary Munson elected fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology

    Mary Munson, PhD, is one of 22 scientists named a fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology for 2022.

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  • Superheroes descend on Polar Park for 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run
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    Superheroes descend on Polar Park for 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run

    Participants in the 24th annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run presented by Harr Toyota proved that they were superheroes by raising money for cancer research and clinical trials at UMass Chan Medical School.

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