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Medical Student Colby Cantu Earns Cancer Research Award

Colby Cantu, a student in the MD Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has earned a Medical Student Rotation Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.


Cantu will use the award to conduct oncology reserch under the mentorship of Drs. Amye Tevaarwerk and Kari Wisinski of the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology. Cantu's research project is entitled "A Retrospective Chart Review of the Prevalence of Cytochrome P450 Inhibitor, Inducer and/or Substrate Use in Adult Patients with Solid Tumors."


The Medical Student Rotation award provides eight- to 10-week clinical or clinical research for medical students from populations underrepresented in medicine who are interested in a career in oncology. The award is funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


Learn more about student research at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Date Published: 05/10/2012

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