What is 6 Weeks Worth? The Cost of Cancer Drugs and Extending Life

By: Sadie Steffens, 4th year PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who hasn’t been affected by cancer in some way. Second only to heart disease as the leading cause of death, many of us have friends or loved ones who have suffered from cancer. News reports with big claims … Continue reading What is 6 Weeks Worth? The Cost of Cancer Drugs and Extending Life

War on Cancer: Tumor Relapse

By: Ross Keller, 3rd year PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Chemotherapy is one of the most important aspects of cancer treatment. Although an undesirable, draining procedure, it has extended the lives many cancer patients over many decades. However, there are significant limitations to drug therapy treatment for cancer. The biggest limitation is … Continue reading War on Cancer: Tumor Relapse