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BYU Football Grants Cancer Patient's Dying Wish

Brandon Stewart's final wish during his cancer battle was to ride in the BYU football's equipment truck. His wish was granted with a surprise visit from Cosmo the Cougar and Coach Kalani Sitake.
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The BYU Premed Research Program

As a top producer of medical-school applicants, BYU has developed a unique approach to providing its students with premed opportunities.
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2020

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SCCR Fellow Edwin Velázquez Featured in Daily Universe

Edwin Velázquez is using immunotherapy to modify cells to fight tumors.
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New Directorship

August 18, 2020 10:26 AM
A change in directorship places former SCCR associate director Dr. Steven Castle as new director and appoints Dr. Scott Weber as new associate director.
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When Cancer Is Part of the Family

Professor Deborah Himes says that the relatives of cancer patients are missing out on crucial knowledge about their own cancer risk.
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Dunk on Cancer with Coach Pope

Coach Mark Pope reports on this year's first annual Dunk on Cancer.
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2019

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Dr. Willardson and Team Breakthrough

BYU researchers make important breakthroughs with protein complexes that regulate cell growth.
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Edwin Velasquez

A Simmons Center 2017/2018 year-round fellow, wins poster presentation during the Cancer Immunotherapy Symposium at the 2019 AACR Annual Meeting.
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BYU Radio, April 30

Dr. Merrill Christensen, Director of The Simmons Center for Cancer Research, interviewed on BYU Radio's The Lisa Clark Valentine Radio Show about cancer prevention.
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BYU News, April 23

Part of the search: A Q & A with the student commencement speaker
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Daily Herald, March 29

BYU Rex Lee Run for a Cure
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BYU Cougars, March 26

Dave Rose Announces Retirement from BYU
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BYU, Feb 6

BYU researchers find new target for pancreatic cancer treatment
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First Annual Cancer Symposium at BYU

BYU to host first annual Cancer Symposium in conjunction with American Association of Cancer Research.
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2018

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Deseret News, Nov 25

New research shows cancer treatment might not have to involve invasive biopsies
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ABC 4, Nov 6

Dave Rose signs contract extension with BYU through 2020-21 season
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Daily Herald, May 6

BYU cancer research center celebrates 20 years of student fellowship program
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