Scientists are developing at new ways to specifically target tumors.
Scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have discovered a protein that acts as a gas pedal and brake for so-called “adult” stem cells. The findings, which appear in the current issue of the scientific journal Blood, could have important treatment implications for cancer and other life-threatening diseases. “This work has a great deal of […]
I didn’t expect to be here to write this column. When I say “here,” I don’t mean OMRF or Oklahoma. I mean here, as in, on this earth. You see, I’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Twice. The first time was no big deal. I know it sounds like I’m being a tough guy, but that’s not the […]
The prospect of retirement was looking pretty good to Jeanne Fowler. After 45 years working in OMRF’s accounting department, she was counting down the months until she’d spend her days puttering in the garden and taking strolls with her husband, Ed, and their dog. Then she received a diagnosis of breast cancer. “Stunned is the […]