Cancer researcher to speak at Relay for Life event



A cancer researcher at Oregon Health & Sciences University will speak about her current cancer prevention studies at an event this week.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 6:8 Church, 8802 N.W. Ninth Ave. in Vancouver. The event is hosted by Relay for Life of Vancouver and the American Cancer Society.

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Research is just one thing funded by the money raised at Relay for Life. OHSU in Portland currently has 10 research grants from the American Cancer Society with more than $5 million in funding.