Sharks with frickin’ lasers: gold nanoparticles fry cancer on glowing mice

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study takes a new approach to killing cancer: Why not fry it into oblivion with vibrating gold nanoparticles?

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New approach to genetic testing matches lung cancer patient with life-saving drug

Testing for many gene alterations simultaneously lets CU Cancer Center team target cancer-causing MET fusion with the drug crizotinib, leading to dramatic response.

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Denver skin cancer conference explores breakthroughs in melanoma research

Early this week, Denver hosted the International Pigment Cell Conference 2017, a gathering of researchers exploring current directions in the science and treatment of skin cancers including melanoma.

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Sold out Dinner in White supports GI cancer research

Once a year a secret location near the Denver Metro area is turned into a…

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On the other hand, the immune system can also CAUSE cancer

CU Cancer Center paper describes how immune response designed to scramble HPV DNA can scramble human DNA as well, sometimes in ways that cause cancer.

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CU Cancer Center’s Traci Lyons, PhD, earns prestigious R01 and ACS RSG grants

Prestigious National Cancer Institute R01 grant established Traci Lyons, PhD, as a nationally recognized cancer researcher, the head of her own laboratory.

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James DeGregori goes ‘Over the Edge’ for Cancer League of Colorado

“As a self-respecting Italian from Texas, there’s no way I’m rappelling in a kilt,” says University of Colorado Cancer Center Deputy Director, James DeGregori, PhD.

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University of Colorado Cancer Center Investigator Publishes Book

An encounter with a patient and an a-ha moment inspired a University of Colorado Cancer…

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Does stronger initial response to cancer treatment predict longer overall survival?

It seems like such a simple question: Do patients whose tumors shrink more in response to targeted treatment go on to have better outcomes than patients whose tumors shrink less?

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Student Fellowships Funded by Local Businessman

Two students on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus this summer had a lot…

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