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Clinical trials can be effective at any stage of breast cancer treatment, doctors say

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Conan Gasque From: Fighting breast cancer is no easy job, but doctors at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB are using clinical trials in different ways to try to fight it most effectively. “Cancer is very smart in trying to evade your immune system,” said Dr. Eddy Yang, co-leader of the center’s experimental therapeutics program. That’s why …

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Alabama scientist breaks ground in cancer research

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Anna Claire Vollers From: When Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green receives invitations to be a guest speaker for professional groups, schools and nonprofit organizations, she almost never turns them down. “Usually if there is an invitation to speak at a forum like that, I accept it because I feel like it’s a responsibility,” she said. “There are so few of …