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CU Cancer Center Chemoprevention Trial Hopes to Stop Lung Cancer Before It Starts

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Ongoing clinical trial by University of Colorado Cancer Center investigators is evaluating the ability of an inhaled form of the pulmonary hypertension drug iloprost to prevent lung cancer.
14-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells Use Hedgehog to ‘Evilize’ Docile Neighbors

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University of Colorado Cancer Center study pinpoints promising link in the chain of hedgehog signaling that, when broken, could reduce the metastatic potential of breast cancer.
12-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dasatinib Excels in Worldwide Phase II Trial Against Pediatric CML

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Worldwide phase II clinical trial results presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2017 show the promise of the second-generation drug dasatinib against pediatric CML. Of 113 pediatric patients studied, 75...
31-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CONNECT Registry Shows Only 9 Percent Compliance with Genetic Testing Guidelines for Aml

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Study presented at ASCO 2017 shows that only 9 percent of 259 evaluated AML patients received all seven of the NCCN-recommended genetic tests.
31-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Brigatinib First Drug to Offer Over 1-Year Control of ALK-Positive Lung Cancer Post-Crizotinib

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FDA approves brigatinib as a second-line therapy for ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer
17-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Clinical Trial Framework Tests ‘Natural’ Cures for Cancer

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A University of Colorado Cancer Center clinical trial is now recruiting prostate cancer patients who would otherwise be on a watch-and-wait protocol to test the ability of grape seed extract to slow the rise of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a...
16-May-2017 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Breakthrough Study Stops Fat-Eating Prostate Cancer Cells

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Patients with castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) usually have a poor prognosis. In part, this is due to the cancer’s ability to resist anti-androgen therapy. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today [May 3] in...
15-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Malaria Drug Successfully Treats 26-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient

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Small trial uses chloroquine to nix the process of "autophagy" that some cancer cells use to resist treatment, resensitzing glioblastoma to targeted therapy
19-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Will One Bad Sunburn Give You Skin Cancer?

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27-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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

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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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