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Reading Project Film Series: 'Targeting Tumor Cells: New Strategies in Targeting Cancer'

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Building: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library in Room 308
Location: uptown campus
Other Information: CLUE 308

The Reading Project Film Series presents a screening of Targeting Tumor Cells: New Strategies in Targeting Cancer, in conjunction with the Tulane Reading Project. 

The first test of its kind, the Pap smear was designed to test cells before they become cancerous. Doctors are using similar methods to search for cancer in other parts of the body, especially when hereditary issues are a factor. In this program, medical experts explore emerging procedures for cancer screening and prevention, and explain how constant advancements in medicine are expanding the ways that cancer is prevented and treated. Specific methods and tools discussed include endoscopes, new drugs, lasers, and even robots. (26 minutes)

Film Series screenings enhance the Tulane Reading Project experience, giving students an opportunity to expand their knowledge about issues raised by this year’s Reading Project book and discussion group sessions.

Sponsored by: Reading ProjectHoward-Tilton Memorial Library as well as Newcomb-Tulane College Office of Cocurricular Programs

Admission: Free
Attendance: Tulane community
Open to: Faculty, Staff, Undergraduates

For more information send email to donuts@tulane.edu or by phone 504-865-5728

Additional information may be found at the event website at http://reading.tulane.edu






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