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Christopher Friese appointed to National Cancer Advisory Board

President Joseph Biden named Christopher Friese among seven new members of the National Cancer Advisory Board, an elite group of 18 cancer clinicians and researchers who play an important role in guiding the director of the National Cancer Institute in setting the course for the national cancer research program. Friese’s term will last six years.

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Study Shows Major Gaps in Who Gets Dementia Care That Could Help Them Remain at Home

New research from HwaJung Choi, Michele Heisler, Edward Norton, Kenneth Langa, and Cathleen Connell

A new study provides stark statistics about a reality that 6 million Americans with dementia and their families live every day: one where people with dementia receive hundreds of hours a month in unpaid care from spouses, adult children and other relatives, and where some rely on paid help including nursing home care.