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American Association of Cancer Research 2012
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In my last blog, I described my recent attendance at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) meeting held in Chicago. This is the premier cancer research convention for basic and translational research. The AACR was the original...
Faster than the Speed of Light
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Last week, scientists at CERN, the European particle physics laboratory located outside Geneva, Switzerland, conducted an...
Is Rationed or Rational Medical Care In Our Future?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
We are witness to a sea change in medicine. Doctors and nurses are being replaced by “healthcare providers;” medical judgment...
Why I Do Chemosensitivity Testing
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
My earliest experience in cancer research came during my first years of medical school. Working in a pharmacology laboratory, I...
Revolutionizing Treatment for Hairy Cell Leukemia Patients
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Hairy cell leukemia is a rare malignancy characterized by spleen enlargement and progressive anemia and thrombocytopenia (low...

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