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Cancer investigators, postdoc students take on aggressive disease

People diagnosed with some of the most aggressive forms of thyroid cancer often live less than one year because of the limited number of effective therapies available to them. 

What makes these types of cancer so aggressive? 

It’s a question that Thomas Beadnell hopes to find answers to through his studies in the lab of Rebecca Schweppe at the School of Medicine on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Beadnell is a graduate student beginning his fifth year in a program that grooms young scientists to become the next generation of leading cancer researchers.

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