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.
Skin Cancer Foundation Research Grants
July 12, 2013 · Comments Off
Deadline: October 4, 2013 More Information:http://www.skincancer.org/for-medical-professionals/research-grants The Skin Cancer Foundation is now accepting applications for...
"When you have a cell affected by UV radiation, you either want to repair it or kill it so that it cannot go on to cause cancer. We show that silibinin does both," says Rajesh Agarwal, PhD, co-program leader of Cancer Prevention and Control at the CU Cancer Center and professor at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
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...
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...
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...
Cancer Center expert sheds light on new rules for sunscreen
June 21, 2011 · Comments Off
Last week, the US Food and Drug Administration released new sunscreen regulations requiring more rigorous...
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
June 21, 2011
A Teal Saturday: Gynecologic Cancer Symposium at CU
September 15, 2014 · No comments
Panel: Time is now for U.S. to lead in biomedical research
September 9, 2014 · No comments
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