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Let Food Be Thy Medicine
Fall 2014

What we eat can help us fight infection, combat cancer, and address disease. A number of Washington State University scientists explore the medical benefits of a cornucopia of crops.


Categories: Agriculture, Food, Health sciences
Tags: Cancer, Nutrition


Jennifer Merschdorf ’96—A young survivor
Fall 2013

Jennifer Merschdorf '96, a young cancer survivor, helps fellow survivors as CEO of the nonprofit Young Survival Coalition.


Categories: Alumni, Social work
Tags: Cancer, Philanthropy


George R. “Bob” Pettit ’52—A profile in persistence
Spring 2013

George R. “Bob” Pettit ’52, a Regents Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient and prominent cancer researcher and chemist, has faced an uphill climb in his quest for cancer-fighting compounds.


Categories: Chemistry, Alumni
Tags: Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award, Cancer, Research


Molecular Mata Hari
Fall 2005
How to make cancer cells weapons of self-destruction.
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Cancer, Gene therapy


What does Pim-1 really do?
Summer 2002
Although science has made much progress in understanding why cancer occurs—smoking, diet, environmental pollutants, viruses—the mechanisms of cancer are still elusive. Nancy Magnuson, of the School of Molecular Biosciences, ha...
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Cancer


Curing what ails you
Winter 2001
IF GARY MEADOWS is right, popping Prozac will do more for you than relieve depression. Meadows’s preliminary data suggest that fluoxetine, the generic form of Prozac, inhibits the growth of melanoma tumors in mice. The Prozac project bega...
Categories: Biological sciences, Health sciences
Tags: Prozac, Melanoma, Cancer