We want you to be among the first to hear about this exciting opportunity to accelerate your contribution.
Starting today, you can download the BOINC app for Android
to run World Community Grid on your mobile device.
And don't worry, it won't kill your battery or use up your data quota: by default, the Android app will run only when your device is plugged in, and will only transmit data when your device is connected to a WiFi network.
For more information, read our News & Update
The World Community Grid Team
22 May 2013 story continues..
Listen to the research team discuss the recently completed Help Conquer Cancer project and hear how the results are being used: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 12:00pm ET / 16:00 UTC
Since November 2007, World Community Grid volunteers for the Help Conquer Cancer project have been running calculations on millions of images to help researchers at the Ontario Cancer Institute of the University of Toronto improve automated protein crystallography techniques. These techniques enable researchers to identify and determine the structure and function of important cancer-related proteins.
8-year-old boy with cancer plays against the Portland Timbers in front of 3,000 fans and wins story continues..
By Brooks Peck | Dirty Tackle – Wed, May 1, 2013 6:24 PM EDT
The Portland Timbers played against a team of eight-year-olds on Wednesday and lost 10-9. The match, played in one end of the Timbers' JELD-WEN Field, was organized by the Make-A-Wish Foundation on behalf of Atticus Lane-Dupre, who scored four goals in the match, including the winner.
By Jane Wakefield story continues..
It is only natural that someone with a cancer diagnosis would turn to the web for help, even though the results are likely to terrify and reassure in equal measure.
But on getting his diagnosis, Italian robotic engineer and open-source artist Salvatore Iaconesi took things one step further.
NEW YORK (AP) — Delcath Systems Inc. says its potential treatment for a form of liver cancer has been accepted by the Food and Drug Administration for a standard review. story continues..
By Shannon Pettypiece on October 15, 2012 story continues..
Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY)'s experimental stomach cancer drug helped patients with advanced disease live longer, a study found.
Category: Help Conquer Cancer
Tags: Events & Milestones , Project Update
We are excited to announce the release of GPU processing capability for the Help Conquer Cancer project!
This capability allows our members to contribute using their machines' graphics cards, thus giving our community of volunteers another avenue to advance the Help Conquer Cancer research project.
Earlier this year, the Help Conquer Cancer
researchers published a paper explaining the reimplementation of their algorithms to take advantage of high-performing GPU hardware. You may review an abstract of the paper and access it here
In addition, you may learn more about GPU processing by reviewing WCG FAQ's
FAQs and by visiting our GPU Forum.More Here
We sincerely thank all of our members for the computing power that they donate to advance the Help Conquer Cancer research project.
Category: Help Conquer Cancer story continues..
Tags: Events & Milestones , Project Update
On August 22, 2012, Dr. Igor Jurisica provided an update on the Help Conquer Cancer project via live webcast.
Help Conquer Cancer story continues..
The Help Conquer Cancer (HCC) project researchers have published a paper describing their efforts in re-implementing their algorithms to take advantage of Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) hardware present in many of today's computer's. If the algorithms lend themselves to use a GPU implementation, this can dramatically increase their performance.
March 11, 2012 10:27am story continues..
Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo Inc are making changes to the production of an ingredient in their namesake colas to avoid the need to label the packages with a cancer warning.
The change will not be noticeable to consumers, according to statements from both companies.
By Joelle Parks, NBC2 Reporter 1/25/12 story continues..
Cancer cells are on the brink of being destroyed thanks to a new cancer treatment. It's being called "the cancer vaccine" and it has the potential to help more than 12-million Americans battling the disease.
This link has the documentary for free
Burzynski: Cancer Is Serious Business on Vimeovimeo.com/24821365
The movie is almost 2 hours long, but well worth watching.
Definitely makes one think
By JENNY HOPE
Two ‘wonder’ drugs significantly increase the chances of surviving advanced melanoma – the most dangerous and aggressive form of skin cancer, it was revealed today.
It is the biggest breakthrough in the fight against the disease for more than 30 years, say doctors, with patients getting extra months and sometimes years of life.
Trials show the drugs ipilimumab and vemurafenib both prolong survival.
But the best results suggest that, using ipilimumab, the number of patients alive three years after diagnosis is almost twice that of those receiving standard treatment.Spotted here
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) story continues..
Scientists are rearranging the genetic information of certain dogs to make the coding human-like as a way to learn more about the genetic causes in people of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer that begins in the cells of the immune system.
Humans and dogs have a similar genetic makeup and share the same types of cancers, including lymphoma.
he Wynnewood-based national cancer research foundation has managed many grants to date, but these will be the first to steer medical students toward a career in pediatric oncology. story continues..
By Thomas J.
PHOENIX - We have an incredible story to tell you about a woman who is saving thousands of lives every year, even though she herself died nearly 60 years ago. story continues..
Henrietta Lacks was an African American woman who was treated for and died of cervical cancer in 1951.
By Agam Shah, IDG News Feb 14, 2011 6:20 pm story continues..
Intel started shipping the six-core Core i7-990X Extreme Edition processor on Monday, calling it the fastest Intel desktop processor ever.
The processor runs at a clock speed of 3.46GHz and has overclocking features that allow users to manually crank up the speed, Intel said.
National Foundation for Cancer Research Scientists at Yale University Prove Benefits of Ancient Formula story continues..
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) often has been regarded as an "alternative" therapy, as to which "mainstream" physicians or scientists have been skeptical, because there was little or no scientific proof about how it could work — until now.
(CBS) Friday night, CBS and the other major networks are joining forces once again to bring you Stand Up To Cancer - a program designed to heighten awareness of the disease and raise money to fight it. story continues..
Some of the money is funding research against one of the deadliest cancers: pancreatic.
By Amanda Gardner story continues..
TUESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A controlled dose of the main ingredient in hallucinogenic mushrooms appears to reduce anxiety and lift spirits in people battling advanced cancer, researchers report.