The University of Colorado Cancer Center and the Colorado School of Public Health have teamed...
As Colorado Youth Use Increases, the Long-Term Health Effects of E-Cigarettes Still Unknown
February 10, 2015 · Comments Off
Although the current research is limited, there is growing concern about the long term...
Popular New Year’s Resolution May Decrease Cancer Risk
January 5, 2015 · Comments Off
According to an article from American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), obesity will soon overtake...
Study: How Red Wine Prevents Cancer
December 3, 2014 · Comments Off
Robert Sclafani, PhD, and CU Cancer Center colleagues describe how the resveratrol in red wine may prevent head and neck cancer
Ebola Highlights Disparity of Disease Burden in Developed vs. Developing Countries
October 15, 2014 · Comments Off
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."
For Courtney Livingston, the BRCA2 gene is “Not a Blessing But Not a Death Sentence, Either”
August 21, 2014 · Comments Off
At 29 years old Courtney Livingston wasn’t thinking about breast cancer. She was thinking about...
It’s a hoax: Assessing the sea of health information on the internet
July 1, 2014 · Comments Off
According to a journal article from CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, each day there...
With Cancer Center’s help, patient sends 40-year habit up in smoke
June 30, 2014 · Comments Off
CU Cancer Center's COMMIT smoking cessation program has ordered nearly 2,600 consults and enrolled nearly 600 patients in the past year. Under the program, providers ask patients admitted to UCH about their smoking history. For patients who say they are currently using tobacco, the Epic electronic health record fires a best practice advisory for the attending physician to order NRT and a smoking cessation consult.
Variations in degree of rurality affect cancer survivors’ quality of life
June 10, 2014 · Comments Off
Rural versus urban living has been shown to affect residents’ health outcomes and quality of...
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