"Since the 1940s, when we learned that the cancer goes into remission when androgens are taken away, either by cas- tration or medical therapy, there has not been any significant advance in the care ofpatients," Mohler said. "If we can understand better the 'switch' that turns these cancers on again, we would solve a major health care problem."
RAMESES HEIR DIES
The money store: The trees on the east end of Davis Ubrary went down last fall for an automated
teller center to replace the machines outside the Student Stores. That space is needed for the
planned expansion of the student union.
source of the reoccurrence.
"A particular focus will be on how this
process is different in Caucasians and
African-Americans, who also are twice as
likely to die from prostate cancer, even
after accounting for possible differences
in health care," Mohler said. "The only
thing we know about African-Americans
that could explain these differences is that
their serum testosterone is higher than in
Caucasians by a small but probably
The Review's story on the history of UNC mascot Rameses in the September/ October issue featured
a photo of Rameses' son, Ramrod, who
was expected to be next in line to wear
the blue blanket. Sadly, Ramrod passed
away in late September.
Rob Hogan, whose family has kept and
cared for the rams for 75 years, said the
veterinarian's report indicated Ramrod
had an infection caused by a kidney stone.
In December came good news again.
Rameses' mate, Lucy, gave birth to another
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