Of Mice and Men: Why Are Animals Used in Cancer Research?

Do animals really need to be used in science experiments? Do laboratory animals suffer? Are there any alternatives? These are common questions my friends and family ask me when I talk about animal research, so I thought I would try to answer them here: Do animals really need to be used in science experiments? When … More Of Mice and Men: Why Are Animals Used in Cancer Research?

Working Out a Way to Improve Brains: Exercise Could Prevent Brain Impairment in Children who Undergo Radiation Treatment for Cancer

Over the past 30 years, forward bounds in science and medicine have led to the recovery of an increasingly large number of people diagnosed with cancer, including children. However, with an increasing population of childhood cancer survivors, studying the potential long-term side effects of treatment on these children becomes very important. Dr. Donald Mabbott at … More Working Out a Way to Improve Brains: Exercise Could Prevent Brain Impairment in Children who Undergo Radiation Treatment for Cancer