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Helping Patients through Drug Discovery

Learn how researchers from Amgen are developing new drugs for cancer.
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Helping Patients through Drug Discovery

Elena Rivkin

Elena Rivkin

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Business Analyst & Team Leader
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Elena Rivkin

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Does Living Near High-Voltage Power Lines Cause Cancer?

Learn about the risks of electromagnetic radiation near high-voltage power lines.
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Does Living Near High-Voltage Power Lines Cause Cancer?

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Exploring Canada’s Particle Accelerators

Particle accelerators have amazing applications - from growing food to making airplanes safe.
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Exploring Canada’s Particle Accelerators

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Nusheen Ditta

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Senior Study Data Manager
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Nusheen Ditta

Eden Klein

Eden Klein

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Education and Knowledge Exchange Specialist, Cancer Education
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Eden Klein

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Elena Kuzmin

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Postdoctoral Fellow
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Elena Kuzmin

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Why is Henrietta Lacks Important?

When the cells of Henrietta Lacks were collected by medical researchers after her death in 1951, it changed the future of medicine.
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Why is Henrietta Lacks Important?

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Radiation Effects on the Body

This backgrounder explains the potential effects of radiation on the human body.
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Radiation Effects on the Body

Marie Guillet | Business Unit Director

Marie Guillet

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Business Unit Director
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Marie Guillet

Francesco di Marco | General Manager

Francesco di Marco

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General Manager
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Francesco di Marco

Gamma ray image of the Milky Way taken by NASA’s Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope (NASA)

Gamma Rays: Helper or Hazard?

Gamma rays might make you think of cancer, harmful radiation or superheroes. But gamma rays have lots of uses: food safety, manufacturing and even medicine!
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Gamma Rays: Helper or Hazard?

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Can Your Own Cells Cure Cancer?

When a person has cancer, CAR-T Therapy uses their own cells to destroy the cancer cells in their body.
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Can Your Own Cells Cure Cancer?