May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month: A Conversation with Dr. Neil Box
May 19, 2014 · Comments Off
Neil Box, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology. In this interview...
Study: Beauty Not Disease Motivates Teens to Wear Sunscreen
February 13, 2014 · Comments Off
"You can tell that when we talk [to teens] about the skin cancer risk, it doesn’t faze them. But when you talk about premature wrinkling and aging, they listen a little more closely," says April W. Armstrong, MD MPH, investigator at the CU Cancer Center.
AACR News: New target plus new drug equals death of melanoma cells
April 9, 2013 · Comments Off
Research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Conference, shows that the protein receptor Mer is overexpressed in melanoma and that the investigational drug UNC1062 blocks Mer survival signaling in these cells, killing them.
Serendipity points to new potential target and therapy for melanoma
December 20, 2012 · 2 comments
MicroRNA can decide which genes in a cell's DNA are expressed and which stay silent. Melanoma tends to lack microRNA-26a, which makes the gene SODD go silent. This silence creates cancer and may be instrumental in its cure.
Parents’ skin cancer concern doesn’t keep kids inside
September 6, 2012 · Comments Off
Pick your poison: sun exposure that leads to skin cancer or low physical activity that leads to obesity? In fact, a University of Colorado Cancer Center study published this week in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease shows that parents' concern about skin cancer doesn't make them keep their kids indoors.
Study identifies human melanoma stem cells
August 23, 2012 · Comments Off
Cancer stem cells are defined by three abilities: differentiation, self-renewal and their ability to seed...
A freeze-dried debate: cancer researchers study whether drying genetic samples can displace the deep-freeze
April 12, 2012 · Comments Off
By Todd Neff The secret of the Sea Monkeys may soon be helping researchers at...
UV photographs of 12-year-olds show skin cancer risk
March 28, 2012 · Comments Off
THREE KEY POINTS: UV photography shows spots of sun damage The amount of sun damage...
New FDA Sunscreen Regulations Designed to Prevent Skin Cancer, Not Just Sunburn
March 13, 2012 · Comments Off
With the first day of spring just one week away, anyone who spends time in...
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
March 13, 2012
A taste of Paris returns to Denver for the fifth year
September 2, 2014 · No comments
Provider Portrait: Medicine and Music Make a Perfect Match
August 26, 2014 · No comments
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