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Research & Clinical Trials

The latest on cancer research, policy and how you can get involved

(Harrisburg) -- A new grant is expected to help some midstate doctors research a virus that's been found to have killed breast cancer cells.

HERSHEY, Pa- 10.6.11- Exciting new research at Penn State Hershey Medical Center has found that there is a new virus , that in various lab tests, kills breast cancer cells.  And, it kills all types of breast cancer cells without damaging healthy cells.

(Philadelphia) -- Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have achieved a cancer treatment breakthrough after 20 years of work. A team at the Abramson Cancer Center was able to modify blood cells called "T cells" to attack tumors in patients with a certain type of leukemia.

(Harrisburg) -- Lauren Hodge, a Dallastown Area High School student from York Township recently won top honors in her age group at the Google Science Fair in California. Her science fair project looked into whether certain marinades reduce the amount of cancer-causing compounds created by the grilling of meat, specifically chicken.

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