For First Time, Colorado Directly Funds Cancer Research

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill giving approximately $1.7 million annually to University of Colorado Cancer Center for cancer research.

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Obstacles of curing cancer

Sean Parker, founder of the music file-sharing service Napster and the founding president of Facebook,…

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Tim Byers, MD, MPH: “Problems with Prevention”

There will be no “Byers Principle” that summarizes the career of Tim Byers, MD, MPH, he says, but we at the University of Colorado Cancer Center think he is wrong. The “Byers Principle” will be one of research excellence and the deep and honest humanity of a life spent focused on preventing the suffering of disease.

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Chronic inflammation of obesity, autoimmune conditions leads to imbalanced blood system and potential cancer risk

Eric Pietras, PhD, shows that chronic exposure to an inflammatory “emergency” signal, interleukin-1, causes blood-forming bone marrow stem cells to produce cells needed to fight infection and repair injury, but at the expense of their own ability to self-renew and maintain a healthy blood system.

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CU Cancer Center hires program co-leader for prevention and control

Cancer research and education programs in the state of Colorado will take a leap forward…

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Lack of health insurance linked to higher rates of advanced cancer diagnoses

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study finds that people without health insurance are diagnosed…

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Joe Biden asks AACR audience how to streamline cancer discovery

Speaking to a packed room of scientists and physicians at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2016, Vice President Joe Biden talked strategy in making his “moonshot” to end cancer as we know it, a reality.

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Teenage optimism is changing pancreatic cancer detection

Most 15 year olds are not thinking about creating a highly efficient, inexpensive, and accurate…

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University of Colorado Cancer Center doctor receives NCCN Young Investigator Award

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Foundation recently recognized five promising young cancer investigators, including…

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Three years and counting on atezolizumab for stage 4 colorectal cancer patient, Rodney Bearfoot

Treated at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, one of the earliest participants on trial of atezolizumab is Rodney Bearfoot, who remains on trial with stable disease three years after being diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer.

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