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  • Local physicians at the forefront of cancer research

    July 1, 2010 2:37 PM

    Several physicians from the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara have published research in leading science and medicine journals. In summary: * Dr. Daniel Greenwald's research focused on new ways to deliver anticancer drugs into tumors, while reducing potential damage to healthy tissues. * Dr. Warren Suh contributed to... more »
  • Local center offers free colon cancer screening

    March 2, 2010 11:32 AM

    Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer related deaths in Santa Barbara County and the second leading in the United States, according to the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara. In response to these startling statistics, and in honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the center is... more »
  • Local author helps kids understand cancer

    February 17, 2010 3:01 PM

    The Cancer Center of Santa Barbara is hosting a reading of "Nana, What's Cancer?" The book, written by a local author, Beverlye Hyman Fead and her 11-year-old granddaughter, Tessa Mae Hamermesh, tackles the tough questions about cancer, in a kid-friendly but honest way. In the book, Hamermesh, who... more »
  • Local cancer center conducts vaccine trial

    February 15, 2010 3:03 PM

    The Cancer Center of Santa Barbara is taking part in a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a new vaccine for lung cancer, with hopes of one day being able to fight the number one cancer killer among both men and women in the United States. The trial is... more »

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