Study of skin conditions shows mortality rates for measles, syphilis, Ebola hundreds of times higher in developing countries than in developed countries. Study writes that findings, "Highlight the importance of monitoring disease burden in the developing world even when the burden is low."
NEJM: Crizotinib Effective in Phase 1 Trial Against ROS1 Lung Cancer
September 30, 2014 · No comments
The New England Journal of Medicine reports positive results of a phase 1 clinical trial of the drug crizotinib against the subset of lung cancer marked by rearrangement of the gene ROS1.
Bevacizumab (Avastin) slows the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to supply themselves with nutrients. Will it work better in combination with the new immunotherapy drug MPDL3280A?
Collaboration Between CU Cancer Center and NantBioScience Targets Ral Protein
September 16, 2014 · Comments Off
Collaboration between CU Cancer Center and NantBioScience will allow Theodorescu and team to work toward drugs that target Ral protein activation, implicated in nearly a third of all cancers.
New Knowledge of Genes Driving Bladder Cancer Points to Targeted Treatments
September 15, 2014 · Comments Off
A collaborative study between researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) published today in the journal Clinical Cancer Research takes an important step toward defining the genetics of bladder cancer, and implies there may be at least two distinct genetic types of the disease.
Pierce Brosnan Announces New Stand Up To Cancer Dream Team Dedicated to Ovarian Cancer
September 9, 2014 · Comments Off
Stand Up To Cancer, Pierce Brosnan and Colorado's HERA Women's Cancer Foundation announce new Dream Team to fight ovarian cancer.
Allen Lichter, CEO of ASCO, Says Big Data, Cost/Value and “-Omics” Will Dominate Oncology in 2030
September 4, 2014 · Comments Off
At the CU Cancer Center Fall Retreat 2014, Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO, CEO of ASCO, points the way toward the future of oncology in 2030
University of Colorado’s Online Screening for Rare Lung Cancer Subtypes Opens Door to New Kind of Clinical Trial
August 21, 2014 · Comments Off
CU Cancer Center clinical trial tests the drug ponatinib against lung cancer with mutation in the gene FGFR1. Online questionnaire and free lung cancer tissue testing at CU determines eligibility.
National Clinical Trial Tests Power of COXEN Model to Predict Best Treatment for Bladder Cancer
August 13, 2014 · Comments Off
COXEN, a computer model that suggests treatment based on cancer genetics, is being tested in a new clinical trial, here at the CU Cancer Center and nationally via clinical sites of the Southwest Oncology Research Group.
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
August 13, 2014
Finally: A Missing Link Between Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer
October 22, 2014 · No comments
Does Study of Down Syndrome Hold a Possible Cancer Cure?
October 20, 2014 · No comments
CU Cancer Center director elected to Institute of Medicine
October 20, 2014 · No comments
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