Gold nanorods attach to, kill bladder cancer cells
April 7, 2014 · Comments Off
Bladder cancer cells overexpress the protein EGFR; gold nanorods can be engineered to attach to EGFR proteins; and then the application of low-intensity laser to the tissue can preferentially heat these gold nanorods, killing the EGFR-rich cancer cells to which they are attached.
Longer life expectancy, aging population necessitate new strategies for prostate cancer care
December 4, 2012 · Comments Off
Members of the University of Colorado Cancer Center recently published a review in the journal Drugs and Aging describing the modern state of prostate cancer care – examining not only new drugs but entirely new classes of drugs that may be effective and well-tolerated in our aging population.
Outliving the Odds
November 30, 2012 · Comments Off
In 20 years, Harry Peterson exhausts his doctor's 'Bag of Tricks," finds hope in a clinical trial.
Enzalutamide adds five months survival in late-stage prostate cancer
August 16, 2012 · Comments Off
Results of a phase III clinical trial of the drug Enzalutamide, published yesterday in the...
Four new drugs will change prostate cancer care, Colorado expert says
February 16, 2012 · Comments Off
3 Key Points Four new drugs could transform prostate cancer from terminal to chronic disease...
New clinical investigations leaders to restructure, streamline Cancer Center’s approach to clinical trials
December 1, 2011 · Comments Off
Two new clinical investigations leaders at the University of Colorado Cancer Center are working to...
New drug treatment extends lives of men with prostate cancer
May 26, 2011 · Comments Off
A drug recently approved by the Food & Drug Administration for the treatment of prostate...
Pre-treating bladder cancer cells increases chemotherapy effectiveness, Cancer Center lab finds
October 22, 2010 · Comments Off
Pre-treating an especially aggressive type of bladder cancer cell more than doubles the effectiveness of...
Bitter melon juice prevents pancreatic cancer in mouse models
October 22, 2010
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