CLINICAL UPDATE ................7 Supportive Care Clinic

SURVIVOR PROFILE ...............8 Mary Grace McCord

RESEARCH UPDATE .............10 Cancer Center Receives Brain

SPORE

CENTER PROFILE ..................12 Richard Whitley

SCIENTIST PROFILE ..............14 Etty “Tika” Benveniste

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TO THE CENTER

There are a variety of ways to give to the UAB

Comprehensive Cancer Center. All donations

are tax-deductible as allowed by law and

may be designated for the cancer or research

area of your choice. Every dollar stays here in

Birmingham and is directly applied to cancer

research and treatment.

Donations may be made by visiting the

Cancer Center’s Web site, uab.edu/cancer,

or by calling the Office of Development and

Community Relations at (205) 934-1603.

GIVING FIESTA BALL 2011 ................ 16

ADVISORY BOARD PROFILE ................................... 18 William Harvill

VOLUNTEERING ................. 20

NEW BOARD MEMBERS ....21

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NEWS AND EVENTS ...........24

INSIDE VIEW ......................... 28 New Light Support Group

contents 2012 • VOLUME XXVIII • NUMBER 1

The Next Generation of Cancer Research