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Scott & White Healthcare and American Cancer Society enter into partnership for prevention study
Date:10/25/2011

d a diagnosis of cancer because of the results of our first two prevention studies. This new study will help us determine how behaviors and lifestyles might lead to cancer," said Mike Dany, CEO of the Society's High Plains Division. "Currently, there are no other studies of this magnitude in the U.S. that enable researchers to look at various racial and ethnic populations and cancer risk."

The Scott & White Cancer Institute, which includes the Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center in Temple, offers highly-specialized and coordinated care throughout the entire Scott & White system. Patients and families have one-stop access to cancer diagnosis and treatment, backed by medical research and education. The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a non-profit arm of the Scott & White Cancer Institute, accelerates the development of new therapies for human diseases. Universities, investigators, foundations and companies bring their discoveries to the CRI to complete the steps for introducing new treatments to the clinic.

"Collaborating with The American Cancer Society is an important step forward for the Scott & White Cancer Institute, the people of Central Texas and the nation in our shared fight against cancer," said Subhakar Mutyala, M.D., director of the Scott & White Cancer Institute and chairman of the department of radiation oncology.


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