Fighting to Cure Prostate Cancer

Hundreds of thousands of lives could be saved thanks in part to the research of Biological Sciences Professor Mark Suckow, who is developing prostate cancer vaccines from an individualā€™s specific tumors.

A diagnosis of prostate cancer changes the lives of a man and his entire family. For a child, the prospect of losing a parent is frightening and very often overwhelming. For kids living with the reality of cancer in their family,Ā Camp KesemĀ in Jackson, Michigan, provides a place where they can learn to address their fears and feelings. Here, they can also make a wish for a brighter future.

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About the Series:

The University of Notre Dame’s award-winning “What Would You Fight For?” series showcases the work, scholarly achievements, and global impact of Notre Dame faculty, students, and alumni. These two-minute segments, each originally aired during a home football game broadcast on NBC, highlight the University’s proud moniker, the Fighting Irish, and tell the stories of the members of the Notre Dame family who fight to bring solutions to a world in need.

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September 20, 2013

Health and SocietyScience and TechnologyBiological SciencesCollege of ScienceDiseaseMark SuckowMedicineProstate Cancer

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