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OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter
February, 2007 OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter OncoLink Cancer Resource Newsletter Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis
In this Issue

Tumor cells evade death and become chemo-resistant through autophagy - Study by Craig B. Thompson MD and colleagues to appear in February issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigations

Overcoming Cancer Disparities through Community Based Education: The National Black Leadership on Cancer - African-Americans have the highest cancer mortality (death) rate of any racial or ethnic group, for all types of cancer combined and for most of the major cancers, including breast, prostate, colorectal and lung cancer. Although death rates have been decreasing since 1993, efforts are still needed to continue this positive trend.

Match to Clinical Trials - EmergingMed's free Cancer Clinical Trial Matching & Referral Service is made available to OncoLink visitors through a collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center and EmergingMed.com.

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