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Cancer institute appoints senior director

Cancer institute appoints senior director
May 23, 2015

Martin McMahon, PhD, has been appointed professor in the department of dermatology and senior director of pre-clinical translation at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah.

McMahon, who will make the transition in August, currently serves as distinguished professor of cancer biology at the University of California, San Francisco, and assistant director of professional education and co-leader of the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Developmental Therapeutics Program.

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Statins may lower mortality risk in patients with lung cancer

May 22, 2015
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May 22, 2015
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May 22, 2015
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May 22, 2015
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia

New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

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VIDEO: Updates in prostate cancer treatment options

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May 5, 2015
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

The Patient with Melanoma

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with melanoma.
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