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Tarloxotinib “very promising” against NRG1-fusion cancers

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...
28-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Treatment guidelines for breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Article recently published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal formalizes the treatment strategy for this diagnosis, offering clear guidelines for plastic and oncologic surgeons.
12-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
7-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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.
1-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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.
16-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

CU Cancer Center study shows that cancer stem cells switch from metabolizing sugar to metabolizing protein. Turning off protein metabolism kills these cells.
12-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New combination treatment flips the switch on melanoma cells

Navitoclax plus A-1210477 not only killed melanoma cells, but also killed the melanoma initiating cells (aka cancer stem cells) that often resist therapy.
23-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Stem Cells Use “Normal” Genes in Abnormal Ways

University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows that "normal" gene CDK1 interacts with "abnormal" gene Sox2 to keep cancer stem cells "stemmy."
12-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Oncologists: How to Talk With Your Pathologist About Cancer Molecular Testing

An education session presented today at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 details the challenges of collaboration between oncologists and pathologists in the context of molecular testing patient tumor samples.
30-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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The mission of the University of Colorado Cancer Center is to discover, develop and deliver breakthroughs in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention that improve cancer care locally, nationally and globally. These efforts form the basis of a comprehensive spectrum of translational prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and outreach programs and provide a framework for training the next generation of cancer researchers and physicians.

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