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Scientific Advisory Committee member, Dr. David Tuveson, named director of Cold Spring Harbor cancer

David Tuveson, MD, PhD, a leader in pancreatic cancer research, and member of SU2C’s Scientific Advisory Committee has been named the new director of CSHL’s cancer center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated research facility. In addition to his roles at Cold Spring Harbor Lab, where he is a professor, and as one of our SU2C scientific leaders, Tuveson is a clinician who treats pancreatic cancer patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and is Director of Research for SU2C collaborator, the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Research.

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SU2C scientist named a 2016 Giant of Cancer Care

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, physician-in-chief and Distinguished Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) at Mayo Clinic and leader of the SU2C-CRUK-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team, was named a 2016 Giant of Cancer Care. This prestigious award honors the achievements of exceptional leaders in the field of oncology research and clinical practice.

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MLB takes a break during the 2016 World Series to Stand Up To Cancer

Major League Baseball takes a break during the 2016 World Series to Stand Up To Cancer

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SU2C-supported researchers find novel strategy in combination drug therapy

A research team supported in part by SU2C has published findings that show how we may be able to kill cancerous cells more effectively by combining drugs that work together to significantly disrupt a cancer cell’s ability to survive DNA damage. These findings are the first to show this combination drug therapy as a novel approach for treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and potentially, many other cancers.

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SU2C supported clinical trial shows promise with immunotherapy and lung cancer

SU2C supported clinical trial shows promise with immunotherapy and lung cancer

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