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Cancer Mission 2020 Is Invited First Project Moonshot Summit
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 01:55 pm
Gary Mervis, founder of Cancer Mission 2020 and Camp Good Days and Special Times attended the Moonshot Cancer Summit, on June 29, 2016, hosted at the University of Rochester's Wilmot Cancer Institute.
Cancer Mission 2020 Presents Signatures to Congressional Members
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 01:00 pm
Gary Mervis, founder of Cancer Mission 2020 and Camp Good Days and Special Times, presented Representatives Tom Reed and Louise Slaughter with a petition of over 25,000 signatures.
Churches, Barber Shops Raise Awareness of Colorectal Cancer
Fri, Mar 4th 2016 10:00 am
The Cancer Services Program of Monroe County, part of the University of Rochester Medical Center's Center for Community Health, is on a mission in March to make the community healthier.
FDA Approves New Skin Cancer Drug
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 11:00 am
Late last month, a new drug to treat the most prevalent form of skin cancer was approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Clinical Trials Need Cancer Patients
Fri, Jun 19th 2015 11:00 am
I HAVE a very rare and aggressive type of skin cancer — Merkel cell carcinoma — for which there is no approved cure, and I'm participating in a clinical trial to deal with it. If successful, the trial will show that the drug I'm being given at least manages what is now an often fatal disease.
Reed Proposal Part of Efforts to Cure Cancer by 2020
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 11:00 am
A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Tom Reed was promoted Friday as part of a concerted effort to eradicate all forms of cancer by the end of this decade.
Bill Would Prevent Delays in Reporting Research
Wed, Apr 8th 2015 11:00 am
Two Rochester-area representatives have reintroduced federal legislation that would have cancer researchers making timely reports on results — good or bad — of clinical trials.

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