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V. Craig Jordan

Virgil Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DSc, FMedSci (born Texas, US, British/American joint national) is a scientist specializing in drugs for breast cancer treatment and prevention. [1]

46 relations: Academy of Medical Sciences, United Kingdom, Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas, Alfred G. Knudson, Alma mater, American Cancer Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Asco, Bachelor of Science, Breast cancer, British Pharmacological Society, Cancer research, Cardiovascular disease, Cheshire, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Science, Elizabeth II, England, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Kettering Prize, Ludwig Cancer Research, Massachusetts, NCI-designated Cancer Center, New Braunfels, Texas, Northwestern University, Oophorectomy, Order of the British Empire, Osteoporosis, Pharmacology, Raloxifene, Roderick Walker, Selective estrogen-receptor modulator, St. Gallen, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Switzerland, Tamoxifen, Texas, Tony Hunter-Choat, United Kingdom, United States, University of Bern, University of Edinburgh, University of Leeds, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research.

Academy of Medical Sciences, United Kingdom

The Academy of Medical Sciences is an organisation established in the UK in 1998.

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Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) is a not-for-profit interdisciplinary scientific organization, whose membership consists of all Texas-based members of the three national academies, including ten Nobel laureates.

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Alfred G. Knudson

Alfred George Knudson, Jr. M.D., Ph.D. (born Los Angeles, August 9, 1922) is a geneticist specializing in cancer genetics.

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Alma mater

Alma mater (Latin: "nourishing/kind", "mother"; pl.) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college.

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American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a professional organization representing physicians of all oncology subspecialties who care for people with cancer.

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Asco

Asco can refer to.

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Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Science (B.S., BS, B.Sc., BSc or Bc.; less commonly, S.B., SB, or Sc.B. from the Latin Scientiæ Baccalaureus) or a Science Degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years.

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue.

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British Pharmacological Society

The British Pharmacological Society (BPS) is the primary UK learned society for pharmacologists concerned with research into drugs and the way they work.

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Cancer research

Cancer research is basic research into cancer to identify causes and develop strategies for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure.

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Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels.

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Cheshire

Cheshire (or; archaically the County Palatine of Chester; abbreviated Ches.) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Wales to the west (bordering Wrexham and Flintshire).

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.

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Doctor of Science

Doctor of Science (Latin: Scientiæ Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D., D.S., or Dr.Sc., is an academic research degree awarded in a number of countries throughout the world.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Fox Chase Cancer Center

The Fox Chase Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center research facility and hospital located in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Georgetown University

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher education in the United States.

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Kettering Prize

The Charles F. Kettering Prize was given for the most outstanding recent contribution to the diagnosis or treatment of cancer.

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Ludwig Cancer Research

Ludwig Cancer Research is an international community of scientists focused on cancer research, with the goals of preventing and controlling cancer.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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NCI-designated Cancer Center

NCI-designated Cancer Centers are a group of 69 cancer research institutions in the United States supported by the National Cancer Institute.

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New Braunfels, Texas

New Braunfels is a city in Comal and Guadalupe counties in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States, as well as Doha, Qatar.

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Oophorectomy

Oophorectomy (from Greek ᾠοφόρος, ōophóros, "egg-bearing" + ἐκτομή, ektomḗ, "a cutting out of") is the surgical removal of an ovary or ovaries.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength increases the risk of a broken bone.

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Pharmacology

Pharmacology (from Greek φάρμακον, pharmakon, "poison" in classic Greek; "drug" in modern Greek; and -λογία, -logia "study of", "knowledge of") is the branch of medicine and biology concerned with the study of drug action, where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous (from within body) molecule which exerts a biochemical and/or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism (sometimes the word pharmacon is used as a term to encompass these endogenous and exogenous bioactive species).

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Raloxifene

Raloxifene (marketed as Evista by Eli Lilly and Company) is an oral selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that has estrogenic actions on bone and anti-estrogenic actions on the uterus and breast.

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Roderick Walker

Brigadier Roderick "Rory" Muir Bamford Walker OBE MC (27 February 1932 – 15 October 2008) was a British SAS Commander, best known for his heroism during the Oman Uprising and the Indonesian Confrontation.

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Selective estrogen-receptor modulator

Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) are a class of compounds that act on the estrogen receptor.

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St. Gallen

St. Gallen (or St Gall; Saint-Gall; San Gallo; Son Gagl) is the capital of the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Susan G. Komen, formerly known as Susan G. Komen for the Cure and originally as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, often referred to as simply Komen, is the most widely known, largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States.

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Switzerland

Switzerland (Schweiz;Swiss Standard German spelling and pronunciation. The Swiss German name is sometimes spelled as Schwyz or Schwiiz. Schwyz is also the standard German (and international) name of one of the Swiss cantons. Suisse; Svizzera; Svizra or),The latter is the common Sursilvan pronunciation.

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Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen is an antagonist of the estrogen receptor in breast tissue via its active metabolite, 4-hydroxytamoxifen.

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Texas

Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second most populous and second largest state of the United States of America.

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Tony Hunter-Choat

Anthony "Tony" Hunter-Choat (12 January 1936 – 12 April 2012) was a soldier who served in the French Foreign Legion in Algeria where he was awarded the Cross for Military Valour and the Médaille militaire.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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University of Bern

The University of Bern (Universität Bern, Université de Berne, Universitas Bernensis) is a university in the Swiss capital of Bern and was founded in 1834.

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University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

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University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a redbrick university located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (colloquially MD Anderson Cancer Center) is one of the original three comprehensive cancer centers in the United States established by the National Cancer Act of 1971.

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University of Wisconsin–Madison

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, "UW", or regionally as, UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.

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Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research

The Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research (WFBR) was a non-profit biomedical research institute based in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._Craig_Jordan

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