Tightening the body’s cancer-catching net

Tightening the body’s cancer-catching net

At CU Cancer Center, researchers, discover how dinosaurs, diabetes, Star Trek extras and Keith Richards combine to keep the body cancer-free. Interstate 70 is bad enough on a normal Monday evening, let alone when an accident makes the freeway look more like long-term...
A Conversation with Sonia Okuyama, MD

A Conversation with Sonia Okuyama, MD

After medical school in Peru and an oncology fellowship at CU Denver, Sonia Okuyama, MD, took a turn from the study of drugs and devices to the study of cures for the mind as well as the body. As the new director of the Cancer Center’s Cancer Information and...
Neighborly Commitment

Neighborly Commitment

Cancer survivors, neighbors “allow great research to happen” for 16 years Midge Wallace, Carolyn Fancher and Nina Ahbe are more than friends and neighbors. They’re also breast cancer survivors committed to funding cancer research and spurring others to do...
Outliving the Odds

Outliving the Odds

In 20 years, Harry Peterson exhausts his doctor’s ‘Bag of Tricks,” finds hope in a clinical trial When Harry Peterson, a retired engineering professor, had his first prostate cancer scare, Bill Clinton was in his first term as president of the United...