Play it, Jen

Every good movie has a piano player somewhere in the background--
sometimes seen, usually unseen.
Seldom really noticed.
The feeling, the very soul of a scene, is created by that person tinkering at the keys.
It has been said, "All the world's a stage."
Well then...Play it, Jen.

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Location: Over Yonder, Missouri

I'm a California Native transplanted to the Missouri Ozarks. I've learned how to chase cows in high heels and load hay faster than you can say "Coco Chanel." These are some of our pictures and stories of living in a land with breath-taking beauty and adventure around every bend.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Gene Therapy Halts Skin Cancer

Gene Therapy Halts Skin Cancer: "Aug. 31, 2006 -- Genetic engineers now can arm normal white blood cells with tools that let them weed out cancer cells and shrink large tumors.
Researchers in a National Cancer Institute study had success using the technique to treat skin cancer in two men.
'These results represent the first time gene therapy has been used successfully to treat cancer,' said NIH director Elias A. Zerhouni, MD, in a news release. 'We hope it will be applicable not only to melanoma, but also for a broad range of common cancers...'"


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