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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Fat rats show why breast cancer may be more aggressive in patients with obesity

In an animal model of obesity and breast cancer, tumor cells in obese animals but not lean animals had especially sensitive androgen receptors, allowing these cells to magnify growth signals from the hormone testosterone.

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Research symbiosis makes mathematical crystal ball to gaze into future of prostate cancer treatment

International, multi-institution research collaboration to mine previously generated, open data now offers a tool that can better leverage patient clinical characteristics and ease the process of clinical trials.

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University of Colorado Cancer Center Beneficiary of Cancer League of Colorado Fundraising Record

Cancer League of Colorado made gift of $750,000 for cancer research to be used by…

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Pediatric Cancer Research at University of Colorado Cancer Center gets boost from St. Baldrick’s Foundation

University of Colorado Cancer Center physician/scientists are among those receiving funding for innovative, groundbreaking projects…

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Race for Research Returns on August 20

On August 20, Race for Research returns for the 21st 5K run/walk at Washington Park…

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Refuting the idea that mutations cause cancer

James DeGregori: Preventing cancer depends on maintaining a tissue ecosystem that favors healthy cells.

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Study finds breast cancer driver, HER2, in 3 percent of lung cancers

The Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium at the University of Colorado Cancer Center reports this week in the journal Cancer that 24 of 920 patients (3 percent) with advanced-stage lung cancer had mutations in the gene HER2.

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CU Cancer Center study may explain failure of retinoic acid trials against breast cancer

“What has been missing in clinical trials may just be the timing of the treatments,” says first author Lynsey Fettig.

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Dr. Lieu to lead committee for investigator-initiated clinical trials

A University of Colorado Cancer Center investigator has been recognized for leading, educating and supporting…

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