• Byers.940

    Dietary supplements shown to increase cancer risk

    Tim Byers, MD, MPH, describes research showing that over-the-counter supplements may actually increase cancer risk if taken in excess of the recommended dietary amount.

  • Milk.Thistle

    Oral milk thistle extract stops colorectal cancer stem cells from growing tumors

    Results presented at AACR 2015 show that orally administering the chemical silibinin, purified from milk thistle, slows the ability of colorectal cancer stem cells to grow the disease.

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    Tumor genome sequencing shows the most frequently altered gene in bladder cancer: TERT

    Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, director of the CU Cancer Center shows the gene TERT is the most common alteration in bladder cancer

  • DNA

    Driver of non-small cell lung cancer, FGFR1, also present in 23 percent of small cell lung cancer

    Fred R. Hirsch, MD, PhD, shows that non-small cell lung cancer oncogene FGFR1 is also present in small cell lung cancer

  • pup

    Gene signatures predict doxorubicin response in K9 osteosarcoma

    CU Cancer Center members at CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center use genetic model, COXEN, to predict response of dogs with bone cancer to common drug, doxorubicin

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In the Clinic

Meet the Experts


A Conversation with Marileila Garcia, PhD

The goal of personalized medicine is to match the genetics of an individual’s cancer with…

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