All posts tagged james degregori

  • tumorcells2

    The “bad luck” explanation of cancer oversimplifies a complex disease

    While there is certainly some amount of luck involved in the development of cancer, to…

Radiation
Math
Molecularly targeted therapies hold promise for many pediatric cancers, but at what cost? Image: Flickr/Cliff1066
Cancer-Catching Net
Changing tissue landscape and not necessarily accumulated oncogenic mutations drives higher cancer rates in the elderly. Image: Mick Jagger, cc license.
James DeGregori, Team In Training
Chemotherapy pushes AML cancer cells toward a corner -- the protein WEE1 helps them brake to stay on track. Take away WEE1 and AML cells hit the wall. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user ShinyThings, cc license.)
Cancer cells are like prarie dogs -- when a first-line cancer drug plugs the front dooor, cancer cells evolve to find other escapes. Photo courtesy of Flickr user gripso_banana_prune, CC license.
James DeGregori, PhD, associate director for basic science at University of Colorado Cancer Center.