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Gold by special delivery intensifies cancer-killing radiation

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Brown University ) Researchers at Brown and the University of Rhode Island have demonstrated what could become a more precise method for targeting cancer cells for radiation. The method would use cancer-seeking peptides to ferry nanoparticles of gold to the site. The gold then helps focus radiation on the cancer cells.

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Brown Football "Bench Press For Cancer" An Overwhelming Success

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The early returns are in and the Brown University Football Team’s 8th Annual Bench Press for Cancer was an overwhelming success! Members of the 2014 Brown University Football Team, their coaches, family, friends, alumni and members of the Brown Community have raised nearly $22,000 thus far for the Cancer Survivorship Program for Young Adults at Miriam Hospital.

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New Pelotonia chief’s cancer battle began in college

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Doug Ulman was diagnosed with cancer three separate times during his first two years at Brown University, a series of life-altering events that led him to a career as a cancer-cure advocate and now the president and CEO of Pelotonia.

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