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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


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  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...

NYU, USC study finds potential cancer treatment

NYU, USC study finds potential cancer treatment

September 18, 2013


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A collaborative research project between NYU and the University of Southern California may have made a breakthrough in cancer treatment. According to a university press release, the research groups led by NYU chemistry professor Paramjit Arora and USC School of Pharmacy professor Bogdan Oleny...

Relay for Life raises thousands, culminates this weekend

Relay for Life raises thousands, culminates this weekend

April 30, 2013


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More than 72 teams of students have raised over $107,000 for NYU’s 11th annual Relay For Life fundraiser that will take place this weekend. Relay For Life, organized by the American Cancer Society, is an overnight fundraiser for cancer research and treatment. Many NYU student organizations — c...

Student tennis star creates skin protection supplement

Student tennis star creates skin protection supplement

March 4, 2013


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From the moment Gallatin junior James Scarmozzino picked up a tennis racket in his hometown of Woodbury, N.Y., at the age of 10, he knew he wanted to play professionally. However, after spending years in the sweltering sun, he began to develop a small, brown mole on his right hand. Once the precancerous ski...

NYU Greeks support fight against breast cancer through fundraiser

NYU Greeks support fight against breast cancer through fundraiser

October 17, 2012


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Zeta Tau Alpha and Sigma Phi Epsilon paired up this weekend to raise awareness for breast cancer and fundraise for research in the first annual Think Pink-a-Palooza. The evening began in the Kimmel Center for University Life Rosenthal Pavilion with the guest speaker Diana Lake, medical oncologist...

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