Tributes on social media have started to pour in for Jimmy Fowkes ’14, a religious studies major who has fought brain cancer since middle school. After his diagnosis, Fowkes raised more than $230,000 for cancer charity Livestrong. He was 21.
Throughout her yearlong battle with brain cancer, friends described Elizabeth Gao ’15 as strong, positive and hopeful. Tomorrow, a team of friends will run in her memory at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine have discovered that BAF protein complexes may prevent the development of tumors in multiple kinds of human tissue.
With just seven weeks left before Nalini Ambady, professor of psychology, goes through another round of leukemia-induced chemotherapy, a team of students, colleagues and peers have come together in an international effort to find a bone marrow donor before then.
Researchers from the Stanford School of Medicine have developed an antibody shown to be effective in treating a wide range of cancers. The antibody encourages the body’s immune system to attack cancerous cells and could help treat patients with advanced cases of the disease.