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National Cancer Institute feels the budget pinch

John Czajkowski, deputy director for management at the National Cancer Institute, is this week's guest on Agency of the Month.

Tags: John Czajkowski , NCI , HHS , Agency of the Month , management , NIH , budget , sequestration , grants , research , exclusive

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 05:22am EDT

Family fears Fort Detrick Area B gave them cancer

Former Frederick residents are gearing up for a town hall meeting Saturday to discuss the possibility that Fort Detrick caused three cases of cancer in their family

Tags: Fort Detrick , Frederick County , Frederick County Health Department , CDC

Thursday - 07/08/2010, 11:38am EDT

Federal agencies to review Fort Detrick cancer data

A group seeking to link Fort Detrick to hundreds of cases of cancer in Frederick met with federal government officials Friday morning to turn over its privately collected data

Tags: Fort Detrick , John Bee , EPA

Saturday - 08/14/2010, 12:33pm EDT

Thin hair brings full career choice

At Studio She in Frederick, hair designers often use custom wigs or top pieces that take several weeks to make by hand to give cancer survivors and others the hair they want.

Tags: hair salon , Studio She , Frederick

Wednesday - 05/18/2011, 01:25pm EDT

Community concerned over new Fort Detrick lab

A new lab to test vaccines against ebola and other diseases is being built at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md., and a risk assessment is under way now. WTOP's Evan Haning has the report.

Tags: Fort Detrick , Evan Haning , lab

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 02:15pm EDT

Nanotechnology puts the lab inside the patient

Nanotechnology is providing easier, safer and less expensive medical treatments for a variety of illnesses.

Tags: nanotechnology , Glucowizzard , Popular Science , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Technology Review , MRI , New Scientist , Evan Haning

Monday - 03/21/2011, 01:00pm EDT

Lawyer: None of the Fort Detrick claims shows any proof

A lawyer reviewing claims made by people who believe chemical testing at Fort Detrick caused a cancer cluster says none of the claims shows any support for their accusations.

Tags: Fort Detrick , Gary Zolyak , Cancer cluster , EPA , Maryland Department of the Environment , The Maryland Department of Health , Frederick County Health Department , Kristen Renee Foundation , Federal Tort Claims Act

Saturday - 03/12/2011, 09:49am EST

Md. senator calls for Fort Detrick investigation

Maryland State Sen. Jamie Raskin has signed on to a bill calling for a state health department investigation of Fort Detrick.

Tags: Jamie Raskin , Fort Detrick ,

Tuesday - 03/08/2011, 05:41pm EST

Gamma camera could stop wars, detect cancer

A new technology from the NNSA has medical, industrial, scientific, environmental, and homeland security applications.

Tags: Federal Drive , Technology , nuclear non-proliferation , NNSA , Gamma Camera , Ralph James

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 10:15am EST

$100k offered for proof of impropriety in Detrick studies

An organization trying to connect activities at Fort Detrick to cancer cases in the immediate area of the Army post is offering a reward to anyone who can prove tests conducted were done improperly.

Tags: Fort Detrick , Kristen Renee Foundation , Environmental Protection Agency , Frederick News-Post

Saturday - 11/20/2010, 10:51am EST
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