Immunology Lecture Mini-Course


Click the snapshot to go to this YouTube playlist.

Sean Nolan @importimmunity tweeted: Interested in a quick, ground-up intro to how your immune system works? Super lecture series…

This might be of interest to some in the CLL community.

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Cancer Through the Lens of Cosmology


For cosmologists, not even the universe is too big to ponder. But now one physicist is training his gaze on the universe inside our bodies—in particular, cancer cells—in the hopes of finding a physics-based approach to beating this disease. More →

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Siddhartha Mukherjee: The Emperor of All Maladies

In a previous post, The Battle Against Cancer, I suggested visitors consider listening or reading a fascinating, comprehensive biography of cancer, the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer | [Siddhartha Mukherjee]The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

In the video series listed above, Dr. Mukherjee explains that he sees cancer as a lens in which to understand modern society and the acquisition of knowledge. He describes himself as a “sober optimist” about the future of cancer research about the future of cancer research as he urges the cancer community to demand more public support for cancer therapies, treatments and prevention.

This spring PBS and Ken Burns will present The Story of Cancer. View the preview, below, share it with others, then watch the film when it becomes available.


[click to watch the preview, 6:12]

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@PatientPower: HealthIT Empowers Patients, Too

[The following is reposted from PHR4us.]

imagePatient Power and Andrew’s Blog are among my favorite online resources for information about cancer care. They chronicle so well the world of clinical research, promising treatments and trials, and potential outcomes. It’s great hearing the best of the best in the world of cancer research and treatment explain their work, interpret the findings, and tell us what it all means for cancer patients. Such health information gives cancer patients power to make informed decisions, to plan and live their lives to the fullest.     Continue reading 

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More Mobile Apps

Nine more mobile apps have been selected and added to the Mobile Apps page. If you have and iOS or Android mobile device, be sure to check them out and consider installing and using them.

For Patients & Healthcare Professionals



Withings Health_Mate






Primarily for Healthcare Professionals



Docphin Medical



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