Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

A Scientist’s Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer
 
Jim Allison in his lab at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Scott Dalton for NPR

Jim Allison in his lab at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Scott Dalton for NPR

Sharon Belvin’s nightmare with cancer began in 2004, when she was just 22.

Belvin was an avid runner but said she suddenly found she couldn’t climb the stairs without “a lot of difficulty breathing.”

Eventually, after months of fruitless treatments for lung ailments like

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Past – 2016 The Cancer Forum

Hope Abounds organization will be focusing it’s educational initiatives on the study of Genetic Awareness and Testing 2016-2018. The programs that are planned are to provide education for all healthcare providers, medical students, patients and the general public, as it pertains to Oncology.   Through the collaborative support of SEAHEC, Hope Abounds will be able to provide CME credits for the medical professional field.   Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, and Contact Hours will be accredited.  This is also our first educational event that medical students from.

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The Cancer Forum program is a program that is simulcast to surrounding regions that Hope Abounds currently serves. This will provide a larger audience at various locations, with the ability to submit preferred questions to the forum presenters.  We find that the Cancer Forum not only provides a greater advantage of learning and knowledge through answers given, but provides a greater wealth of knowledge, through questions being presented from a larger, diverse audience.
This event is for CME accreditation and FREE to the public!

These educational programs are supported and provided by Myriad Genetics Laboratories!
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The Cancer Forum

Hope you will register for a great evening of education. It’s this Thursday at CFCC (Daniel’s Hall) and also live streaming to Columbus Regional Hospital in Whiteville and Novant Hospital in Brunswick County. It’s free to the public and also CME credited to medical personnel.

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Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of the East Coast Shag Classic

Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of the East Coast Shag Classic! What a wonderful weekend and so thankful for those who attended and a great committee that devotes their heart to this event to make it the huge success that it is year after year!

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Stepping Into Your Gene’s with Miss Wilmington

Thank you Paxton for all you did for Women of Hope this year as you represented us so well as Miss Wilmington! You blessed us so much with your energy, contagious smile and personality the integrity of your reign. Thank you for making “Stepping Into Your Gene’s” program a wonderful educational success. Looking forward to having you serve another year with us and always know we love you beyond words! Blessings, Kenny & Elizabeth

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Genetic Testing For Cancer by Mary Katherine Battle

MaryKate_ Stepping 2Mary Katherine Battle
Mrs. Susan Hubbard
Honors English IV
21 September 2015

Genetic Testing For Cancer

The medical field is a field that is constantly advancing; whether it be with research, testing, or cures, there is always beneficial studies being discovered. Although, genetic testing for different types of cancers is a topic that is developing perhaps more than most. Scientists and doctors are always finding new research to improve the accuracy of tests that can determine if an individual has a gene that dramatically increases their risk for cancer. In order to help prevent cancer, it is imperative to know what genetic testing is, the statistics surrounding the research, and the benefits it can have on one’s life.

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