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...
One Step Closer to a Breath Test for Lung Cancer
May 31, 2014 · Comments Off
Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath can not only distinguish patients with lung cancer from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but can also define the stage of any cancer present.
Fit2BWell gets cancer survivors moving
February 25, 2014 · Comments Off
The University of Colorado Cancer Center and the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center have teamed up to create "Fit2BWell," a program that aims to bring a research focus to the benefits of exercise and healthy living for cancer survivors.
Lung cancer researchers applaud CVS decision to stop selling tobacco products
February 5, 2014 · Comments Off
University of Colorado Cancer Center members and the International Association for the Study of Lung...
Task Force releases recommendations for lung cancer screening
January 2, 2014 · Comments Off
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released its recommendations for lung cancer screening of...
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
January 2, 2014
Mutations Need Help From Aging Tissue to Cause Leukemia
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Is a Treatment For Your Cancer Sitting on a Dusty Shelf?
December 15, 2014 · No comments
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