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‘Tiger King’ star Joe Exotic reveals he has been diagnosed ‘aggressive prostate cancer’ [Video]

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‘Rust’ camera assistant who quit before shooting says safety concerns were ignored

Lane Luper, formerly first camera assistant on the film, had quit and left the production the day before the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Hours before Hutchins was shot by actor Alec Baldwin on set, Luper and half a dozen other members of the camera department walked off the set in protest of poor working conditions. “What I put in my resignation letter was: lax COVID policies, the housing situation — driving to and from Albuquerque — and specifically gun safety, a lack of rehearsals, a lack of preparing the crew for what we were doing that day,” Luper told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos.

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Lurie Cancer Center Receives Prostate Cancer SPORE Grant Renewal [Video]

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University was recently awarded a highly competitive, five-year $9.2 million grant renewal from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for its continued leadership of a Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Prostate Cancer, one of only eight in the country. The co-principal investigators are: Sarki Abdulkadir, MD, PhD, vice chair for research in the Department of Urology, the John T. Grayhack, MD, Professor of Urologic Research, and a member of Lurie Cancer CenterMaha Hussain, MD, deputy director of Lurie Cancer Center and the Genevieve E. Teuton Professor of Medicine The projects supported by the grant will focus on two urgent issues in the field of prostate cancer:Targeting the MYC Pathway in Prostate Cancer Redirecting the Sensitivity of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer to Immunotherapy Dr. Abdulkadir, Dr. Hussain and Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD, director of Lurie Cancer Center and the Jesse, Sara, Andrew, Abigail, Benjamin and Elizabeth Lurie Professor of Oncology, discuss the project details and advances made by Lurie Cancer Center’s Prostate Cancer SPORE.