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Week of 18 April 2003· Vol. VI, No. 29

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BMC receives $3.3M grant to study breast cancer in elderly women

Rebecca Silliman. Photo by Vernon Doucette.

By David J. Craig
A doctor treating an 85-year-old breast cancer patient faces a dilemma. Do the potential benefits of a conventional treatment strategy -- one that includes, say, surgery followed by radiation -- outweigh its risks?


Jaws of man devouring global shark population

The Micronesian Shark Foundation is seeking better protection for species such as the gray reef shark. Photo by Philip Lobel.

By Brian Fitzgerald
After seeing the blockbuster 1975 movie Jaws, the notion of sharks as fragile animals might seem a little hard to swallow.


CFA prof John Daverio found drowned in Charles River

John Daverio. Photo by Fred Sway.

By David J. Craig
A month after John Daverio mysteriously disappeared after leaving the College of Fine Arts on a Sunday evening, the celebrated musicologist and teacher was discovered Monday, April 14, drowned in the chilly Charles River.


Church scandal, a city’s tragedy earn Pulitzers for four BU alums

By Brian Fitzgerald
When Sacha Pfeiffer graduated from BU nine years ago, she knew that she had some writing talent, but she didn’t envision any newspaper awards on her horizon. She didn’t even have a degree in journalism.

Six African statesmen to participate in summit at BU

Festival, conference to explore public nature of digital art

By Tim Stoddard


18 April 2003
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