AACR News: Misregulated genes common to tobacco-related cancers offer potential new prognostic tool
April 9, 2013 · Comments Off
"We ultimately envision this as a prognostic tool to predict survival rates for people with tobacco related cancers. Recognizing patients with high expression of these genes could help us predict risk and so match patients with the most appropriate treatments," says Garrett Dancik, PhD, postdoc in the lab of Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center.
Body’s ibuprofen, SPARC, reduces inflammation and thus bladder cancer development and metastasis
January 16, 2013 · Comments Off
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that the protein SPARC (Secreted Protein Acidic and Rich in Cysteine) acts much like an anti-inflammatory drug, attempting to heal tissues inflamed by tumors. Likewise, cancers – for example, bladder cancer in this study – have developed ways to turn off the production of SPARC, thus allowing growth and metastasis, especially to the lung where bladder cancer is frequently fatal.
Cancer Center study shows that, like prostate cancer, bladder cancer patients may benefit from anti-androgen therapy
September 24, 2012 · Comments Off
KEY POINTS: The protein CD24 drives bladder cancer metastasis CD24 expression depends on androgens like...
Lack of oxygen in cancer cells leads to growth and metastasis
September 13, 2012 · Comments Off
It seems as if a tumor deprived of oxygen would shrink. However, numerous studies have...
University of Colorado Cancer Center earns major grant to develop new bladder cancer drugs
August 15, 2012 · Comments Off
Bladder cancer kills by metastasizing – usually to the lungs. A major grant from the...
The protein RAL is associated with aggressive characteristics in prostate, bladder and skin cancers
May 17, 2012 · Comments Off
THREE KEY POINTS: Presence of the proteins RalA and RalB predict aggressive human cancers RAL...
Major study stops bladder cancer from metastasizing to lungs
March 12, 2012 · Comments Off
THREE KEY POINTS: The protein “versican” aids bladder cancer metastasis to the lungs High levels...
Genetic test for bladder cancer metastasis to lymph nodes affects treatment decisions
September 6, 2011 · Comments Off
When first diagnosed with bladder cancer, 25 percent of patients’ cancers have already metastasized to...
In an article published online in Nature Genetics on Aug. 7, 2011, a University of...
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
August 7, 2011
The Men’s Event celebrates 40 years at Elway’s, raises $120k
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American Gastroenterological Association – Funding Opportunity
December 9, 2013 · No comments
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