Tag Archive | "Cancer"

Carry the Torch Walk for Community Cancer Network

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Community Cancer Network’s inaugural “Carry the Torch Walk” will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at Riehle Plaza in Downtown Lafayette. The 2.5 mile, family friendly walk through Lafayette and West Lafayette is designed to show local cancer patients that the whole community is supporting them in their fight. Walkers […]

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Visiting youth to perform charity benefit, community service projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Young people from across the nation will participate in several community outreach events on July 10 and 11 as part of the 2010 National Youth Convention of the New Apostolic Church. Nearly 1,200 of the conventioneers, ages 13-25, will participate in the 2010 Lafayette CureSearch for Children’s Cancer 5 K Walk […]

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Sun Safety Week reminds us to wear our sunscreen

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As Sun Safety Week kicks off this Tuesday (June 1) and summer brings more people outside, it’s important to review the consequences of extended exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. The American Cancer Society has found that more than one million cases of skin cancer are reported each year and the Journal […]

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Protein study shows evolutionary link between plants, humans

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Inserting a human protein important in cancer development was able to revive dying plants, showing an evolutionary link between plants and humans and possibly making it easier to study the protein’s function in cancer development, a Purdue University study has shown. The aminopeptidase M1 protein, or APM1, is critical for root […]

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Narayan receives board certification in Medical Oncology, Hematology

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Lafayette Cancer Care physician, Ajita Narayan, MD, PhD, has recently received board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Medical Oncology and Hematology. The American Board of Internal Medicine certification recognizes clinical competence at a level above that required for licensure. Those physicians who successfully complete the […]

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 September 2020