FORCE Blog

This blog will cover topics of interest that affect our community. Unless otherwise stated, the blog articles will be written by Sue Friedman, Executive Director of FORCE.

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Posts Tagged ‘cancer treatment’

May 7, 2019

Anti-vaccine Hype is a Threat to People with Cancer

Cancer treatment is challenging enough, without the added threat of a measles outbreak caused by decreased vaccinations.

October 29, 2018

PARP Inhibitors Take Center Stage

by Piri Welcsh, PhD “PARP inhibitor therapy, I think it’s fair to say, very likely would not be part of our armamentarium now had it not been for FORCE.” These were the words of Mary-Claire King, PhD as she accepted her 2018 FORCE Spirit of Empowerment award.  “Armamentarium,” I confess, was a word I had … + read more

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