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Research Highlight: Cancer

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Dr. Norman Sharpless, director of the National Cancer Institute at the NIH, gave the Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Biology on Sept. 24, 2021. The talk, entitled, “The National Cancer Institute: Leading Cancer Research in 2021 and Beyond,” is available to watch here. The Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Biology is sponsored by the Sandra Atlas Bass Endowment for Cancer Research and the Comparative Cancer Biology Program at the College of Veterinary Medicine 

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The Sprecher Institute for Comparative Cancer Research identifies and develops new discoveries for clinical application, provide treatment for animals with cancer, and produce educational materials about cancer and our environment for professional and non-professional audiences.  

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CVM researchers studying cancer: Research being done at the College involves all aspects of cancer biology and numerous scientific approaches, including nanotechnology, stem cell research and genomics. 

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Cornell University Comparative Cancer Biology: Recent cancer research, headlines, and outreach done by CVM scientists