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Newswise: Tarloxotinib “very promising” against NRG1-fusion cancers
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    1-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 710384

Tarloxotinib “very promising” against NRG1-fusion cancers

University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2019 shows that the clinical-stage drug, tarloxotinib, is active against NRG1-fusion cancers, in addition to the HER2/EGFR cancers for which the drug was originally designed.

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28-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: The sneaky way estrogen drives brain metastasis in non-estrogen-dependent breast cancers

Article ID: 709302

The sneaky way estrogen drives brain metastasis in non-estrogen-dependent breast cancers

University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the journal Oncogene shows that while estrogen doesn’t directly affect triple-negative breast cancer cells, it can affect surrounding brain cells in ways that promote cancer cell migration and invasiveness.

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7-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EST
Newswise: Leaders meet in Colorado to set research agenda for early-onset colorectal cancer

Article ID: 707402

Leaders meet in Colorado to set research agenda for early-onset colorectal cancer

University of Colorado Cancer Center

While overall rates of colorectal cancer are down, the rate of young people getting the disease is up 22 percent over two decades. International leaders meet in Colorado to set the research agenda to figure out why.

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1-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Newswise: Breast cancer up to 5 times more likely to metastasize even 10 years after childbirth

Article ID: 706596

Breast cancer up to 5 times more likely to metastasize even 10 years after childbirth

University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows that doctors may be underestimating the risk of and thus under-treating stage I and II breast cancers diagnosed within 10 years of childbirth.

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16-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST
Newswise: Cancer stem cells get energy from protein, and it’s proving to be their Achilles’ heel

Article ID: 703794

Cancer stem cells get energy from protein, and it’s proving to be their Achilles’ heel

University of Colorado Cancer Center

CU Cancer Center study shows that cancer stem cells switch from metabolizing sugar to metabolizing protein. Turning off protein metabolism kills these cells.

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12-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
Newswise: Cancer Stem Cells Use “Normal” Genes in Abnormal Ways

Article ID: 702110

Cancer Stem Cells Use “Normal” Genes in Abnormal Ways

University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows that "normal" gene CDK1 interacts with "abnormal" gene Sox2 to keep cancer stem cells "stemmy."

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12-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Cancer Hijacks the Microbiome to Glut Itself on Glucose

Article ID: 701304

Cancer Hijacks the Microbiome to Glut Itself on Glucose

University of Colorado Cancer Center

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Cancer Cell shows that leukemia undercuts the ability of normal cells to consume glucose, thus leaving more glucose available to feed its own growth.

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28-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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