• PET Scans Can Inform and Improve Treatment for Patients With Esophageal Cancer

    Findings from a federally funded clinical trial point to a new way to improve the…

  • Malaria drug successfully treats 26-year-old brain cancer patient

    “Doctors gave Lisa less than 12 months to live. We took all our cousins up to Alaska for a final trip kind of thing. Then they came up with this new combination including chloroquine,” says patient’s father.

  • Battling aging by preserving telomeres could backfire, fueling cancer

    If an anti-aging regimen that involves telomeres – part of the human chromosome – sounds too good to be true, it probably is, says Jens Schmidt, a postdoctoral fellow in the Cech Lab at CU Boulder’s BioFrontiers Institute.

  • Tucatinib (ONT-380) progressing in pivotal trial against HER2+ breast cancer

    27 percent of heavily pretreated patients saw clinical benefit from the drug, with at least “stable disease” at 24 or more weeks after the start of treatment.

  • CSU veterinarians help bring groundbreaking cancer drug to market

    Through its clinical trials for animal patients, University of Colorado Cancer Center member institution Colorado…

Patient Care

Malaria drug successfully treats 26-year-old brain cancer patient

“Doctors gave Lisa less than 12 months to live. We took all our cousins up to Alaska for a final trip kind of thing. Then they came up with this new combination including chloroquine,” says patient’s father.

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Research

Meet the Experts

A conversation with Nobel Laureate, Thomas R. Cech, PhD

In 1982, a young CU chemist named Tom Cech was the first to show that…

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