The Shipley Prostate Cancer Research Center plans to focus on personalized medicine, finding approaches to better determine which cancers are aggressive and need to be removed or radiated and which can be dealt with less aggressively, eliminating unnecessary treatment with devastating side effects.
Check back soon to learn more about what our researchers will be studying in the Shipley Center labs.
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Treatment Options: When Cancer Returns After Radiation
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Sometimes MORE is better
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BU Today: Trustee Gives $10 Million to Redirect Fight against Prostate Cancer
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Daily Free Press: BU trustee Richard Shipley establishes cancer research center, explores “humane” treatment
Boston University trustee Richard Shipley, a School of Management Class of 1972 graduate, donated $10.5 million to the BU School […]