May 20, 2013
Each May, media reports remind us about the dangers of too much sun exposure and the rising incidence of skin cancer--especially melanoma, the most invasive and malignant form of skin cancer...Read more.
A Fitting Tribute: The Prouty Aims To Raise $2.75 Million
May 14, 2013
Founded in 1982 by four nurses who pedaled their way across the White Mountains of New Hampshire to raise money and awareness for cancer research, The Prouty is now such a popular rite of summer that organizers have set a goal of crossing the $20 million threshold in its cumulative 32-year history...Read more.
Leap in leukemia treatment reported by Dartmouth Researchers
May 13, 2013
Doctors at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine have found a combination of drugs to potentially treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) more effectively...Read more.
Teamwork at the Heart of Award Winning Care Path
March 12, 2013
Exceptional teamwork is at the heart of an award-winning care path project to improve care for esophageal cancer patients...Read more.
Tosteson Named Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Geisel Medical School James J. Carroll Professor i...
March 12, 2013
Anna N.A. Tosteson, ScD, has been appointed the James J. Carroll Professor in Oncology at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth...Read more.
Ernstoff Named Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Geisel Medical School O. Ross McIntyre Endowed Pro...
March 12, 2013
Dr. Marc Ernstoff has been appointed to the O. Ross McIntyre Endowed Professorship at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth...Read more.
Study shows SNPs associated with breast cancer risk alter binding affinity for pioneer factor FOX...
January 23, 2013
Dartmouth scientists showed that more than half of all the SNPs associated with breast cancer risk are located in distant regions and bound by FOXA1, a protein required for estrogen receptor-α (ER) function according to a paper published in the journal Nature Genetics in November...Read more.
Role of Plasmalemma Vesicle Associated Protein (Plvap/PV1) Critical to Formation of the Diaphragm...
January 03, 2013
Dartmouth scientists have demonstrated the importance of the gene Plvap and the structures it forms in mammalian physiology in a study published in December by the journal Developmental Cell...Read more.
Study Compares Standard Against Newer Treatment in Women Whose Breast Cancer Has Spread
December 07, 2012
Results from a phase III clinical trial comparing a newer chemotherapy agent called eribulin mesylate with capecitabine, a standard drug used for chemotherapy today in women with previously treated metastatic breast cancer, showed that eribulin demonstrated a trend toward improved overall survival...Read more.
Three NCCC Members Named Fellows by AAAS
November 30, 2012
Three members of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center been selected as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science...Read more.