Paths of Progress Fall/Winter 2012

2012 Fall/Winter Paths of Progress coverA selection of articles from the Fall/Winter 2012 issue of Paths of Progress.

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  • Evolution and Cancer

    Evolutionary theory can shed light on many issues, including the thorny problem of cancer drug resistance, believes Franziska Michor, PhD.

  • An 'Evolving' Partnership Yields Success

    A self-described "fan of evolution," Kornelia Polyak, MD, PhD has made several trips to the Galapagos, a group of islands off the coast of Ecuador famous as the inspiration for Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection.

  • Turning Cancer on its Head

    One physician challenged conventional wisdom to find a better treatment for a rare childhood brain cancer.

  • The Vision of Bill Kaelin

    The groundbreaking research of William Kaelin Jr., MD, applies to a range of fields – from cancer to cardiology.

  • Going the Distance

    Decades of advances in treatment and care have created a good problem to have: Cancer survivors are living longer. It’s also shifted the focus of cancer survivorship.

  • One Woman's Story

    A cancer diagnosis can be devastating, especially when it comes on the heels of a major life event.

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