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...
New drug, Vemurafenib, doubles survival of metastatic melanoma patients
February 29, 2012 · Comments Off
3 Key Points The gene mutation “BRAF V600″ causes about 50 percent of melanomas The...
Power of the crown: Miss Colorado honors legacy, spreads cancer awareness
September 12, 2011 · 2 comments
Beyond the pretty face, sparkly crown and glitzy gown, Miss Colorado Diana Dreman is a...
In honor of Mom: A daughter raises funds for melanoma research
November 9, 2010 · Comments Off
When 23-year-old Rachel Krafft graduated from college last year, taking a year off to work...
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
November 9, 2010
The Men’s Event celebrates 40 years at Elway’s, raises $120k
December 10, 2013 · No comments
American Gastroenterological Association – Funding Opportunity
December 9, 2013 · No comments
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