By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – A genetic testing company will make available tests for prostate cancer survival and breast cancer recurrence to patients following identification of the biomarker genes in a Washington State University laboratory.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University food scientist and colleagues at Texas A&M have found that compounds in peaches can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread.
Counseling Services is offering a breast cancer support group for WSU faculty and staff women. The group meets in Lighty 286 from 12:10-1:00 on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Participants have the opportunity to share and receive support regarding their personal experiences with breast cancer, as well as exchange information about related […]
20 percent off surplus stores WSU departments can save 20 percent off everything in the surplus stores warehouse through Jan. 30. The sale does not apply to items being sold on consignment. Buyers must bring a signed IRI to make a purchase for a department. Shopping hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. On […]
According to breastcancer.org, every three minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Want to know more? Get informed about breast cancer by attending a breast cancer awareness class with University Recreation. Learn about breast cancer and the proper screening for breast cancer through […]
It was a combination of foresight plus opportunity. Inspired by her own commitment to the practice of yoga, Sally Blank — together with a team of researchers at WSU Spokane — has demonstrated that breast cancer survivors who practice Iyengar yoga show enhanced psychological well-being and possible immune system benefits as well. “It really bridges […]
DeeDee Jonrowe an Alaska sled dog racing icon will visit with the public at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Friday, March 23, at 2 p.m. in Bustad Hall, room 145. Jonrowe has competed annually for more than 20 years in the male-dominated Iditarod Trail Sled Dog competition. A breast cancer survivor, she comes […]
PULLMAN – A review of drugs used in the treatment of breast cancer will be presented at Washington State University July 21 by a Canadian physician and researcher. Dr. John R. Mackey will speak on “Breast Cancer Drug Therapy: Progress, Promise & Pitfalls” to students participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at the […]
Diana Gregg, a medical transcriptionist at Washington State University’s Veterinary Medical School, is an official Way Out Woman. Gregg is one of six women in Idaho chosen to participate in the Way Out Women cross-country snowmobile ride in January and February. The ride, sponsored by Polaris Industries, will benefit breast cancer research and awareness in […]