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Scientist Looks for Better Chemotherapy Management for Pancreatic Cancer


Pancreatic cancer is currently the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States and is anticipated to become the second by 2020, according to the American Cancer Society. In 2014 it is estimated that more than 46,400 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and about 85 percent will die within one year of diagnosis. The disease has a five-year relative survival rate of just 6 percent. Moreover the highly aggressive malignancy is resistant to most chemotherapeutic agents.   read the story→

Medical Device Regulations Conference held

Chemical in coffee may help prevent obesity-related disease

Pharmacy student helps improve toddler nutrition

Noted pharmacist visits Savannah campus

UGA researcher studies obesity’s role in breast, ovarian cancers

Strait earns 2014 STAR award

The Honor Roll of Giving 2013

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UGARx Print/Online Changes

Beginning with the Fall 2014 issue of UGARx, we will only be printing and mailing the magazine to those alumni donors and friends who have contributed more than $500 annually to the College of Pharmacy.

All issues of UGARx will continue to be posted on our website (www.rx.uga.edu) for alumni to download and print as they please. We will send emails and online notices to everyone about the quarterly postings of UGARx.

If any alumni would prefer to continue receiving a printed copy, please contact Sheila Roberson, director of publications, at 706-542-5303 or roberson@rx.uga.edu.

FAX Your Facts!

Everyone wants to know what’s happening with their classmates but few take the time to mail in the alumni questionnaire at the back of UGARx. Now you can take the quick and easy way! Just FAX your information to Editor, UGARx, 706-542-5269, or email it as an attachment to Sheila Roberson at roberson@rx.uga.edu. Mail still works too: Editor, UGARx, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. See you in print! Click to download: FAX Facts Form

STAR Award Guidelines and Nomination Form

Nominations are now open for the next College of Pharmacy STAR Award. View details and form

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