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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 softball coach Elaine Sortino diagnosed with cancer

By Stephen Sellner

April 4, 2012

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Massachusetts softball coach Elaine Sortino has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, according to a press release by UMass Athletics. Sortino informed her team of the news after its win over Boston College yesterday, acco...

Eating outside the box

By Alexa Jones

January 30, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every time I take my annual trip to the doctor’s, I am reintroduced to the food pyramid, or – as it’s known nowadays – the food plate. This got me thinking: is weight management really compatible with such a system?...

UMass alum presents breakthrough in cancer research

By Brianna Corcoran

November 16, 2011

Filed under Campus News

The development of antibodies may be a successful way to determine causes and treatment for cancer, explained Michael Comb, a University of Massachusetts alum, at a lecture yesterday. Comb spoke as part of the Eleanor Bateman...

UMass researchers discover new function in protein for cancer treatment

By Michael Roberts

March 9, 2011

Filed under Science & Technology

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts have discovered a new function of the protein ADAM 13 that many feel could be promising in preventing and treating cancer and facial defects during embryo development. The study was published i...

Stonewall Center founder, Yeskel, passes away

By William Perkins

January 17, 2011

Filed under Campus News

A passionate advocate for social justice. An inspirational speaker and leader.  And a pioneer in the advancement of services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. That’s how friends and colleagues remember...