Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass’ School of Public Health and Health Sciences receives two-year grant from The National Cancer Institute

By Marleigh Felsenstein

September 8, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Env. & Tech., Health & Wellness, Local News, News, Science & Technology, Scrolling Headlines

Breast cancer is one of the most studied cancers, and the University of Massachusetts now has a hand in some research. The UMass School of Public Health and Health Sciences has received a two-year, $177,373 grant from the National...

UMass professor Hankinson researches breast cancer

By David Barnstone

November 13, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Women who have excess body weight during the first half of their life may be less likely to develop breast cancer later on, according to one researcher at the University of Massachusetts, who believes this relationship flips after ab...