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NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

By Mariana Castro and Christine Lee

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

While the number of young people smoking e-cigrattes continues to rise, a new study released by NYU researchers shows how these smokers may be jeopardizing their health. The study, which exposed lab rats to 12 straight weeks of nicotine vapor, suggests smokers may be at an increased risks of heart disease and cancer.

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Langone Study Finds New Method of Killing Lung Cancer Cells

Langone Study Finds New Method of Killing Lung Cancer Cells

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone researchers have found evidence for a new method of killing lung cancer cells.

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Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

It only takes six actors in Steinhardt's musical education program to make for a stunningly energetic performance of "Two Weeks With the Queen" — and more than that to tackle the stigmas around chronic illness.

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Cell Phones: Harming Your Skin?

Cell Phones: Harming Your Skin?

By Michaela Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

While there is evidence for negative side effects for your skin linked to light emission from smartphones, they are life threatening.

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Students Commemorate Cancer Victims at Relay for Life

Students Commemorate Cancer Victims at Relay for Life

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Colleges Against Cancer at NYU hosted the 13th annual NYU Relay For Life at Chelsea Piers Field House on Saturday.

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Tandon Develops Hybrid Molecule for Breast Cancer Treatment

Tandon Develops Hybrid Molecule for Breast Cancer Treatment

By Kyle Sturmann, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Tandon created a hybrid molecule to help treat breast cancer.

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Battle of the Bald brings shaved heads, cancer awareness

Battle of the Bald brings shaved heads, cancer awareness

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU's first Battle of the Bald aimed to raise awareness about childhood cancer.

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12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under News, University News

After 12 hours of dancing, NYU students raised over $300,000 for the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation.

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Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under News

NYU Langone Medical Center and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology received $9 million as part of a grant to fund cancer research.

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Marathon more than doubles donations

Marathon more than doubles donations

By Lingyi Hou, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2014


Filed under News

NYU Greek life hosted an all-day dance marathon to benefit the fight against childhood cancer.

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Students chalk up park to raise breast cancer awareness

Students chalk up park to raise breast cancer awareness

October 9, 2013


Filed under News

  NYU’s Colleges Against Cancer chapter hosted a Chalk It Up event in Washington Square Park to spread awareness about breast cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event, previously scheduled for Oct. 7 but postponed to Oct. 9 because of rain, was part of the Paint the Campu...

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