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Norris Cotton Cancer Center fosters collaborative, interdisciplinary research into the biology, causes, prevention, and treatment of cancer. Throughout its history, Norris Cotton Cancer Center scientists have made significant contributions to knowledge in these areas.

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Fighting ER+ Breast Cancer

ER+ breast cancer is especially difficult to treat because it develops a resistance to the anti-estrogen drugs usually used in treatment. A new NCCC clinical trial will test lab research that shows estrogen can induce and inhibit tumor growth.

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Norris Cotton Cancer Center's scientific investigations are organized into six National Cancer Institute-reviewed Research Programs:

Research also is conducted through nationally funded Specialized Research Centers, which serve as regional or national resources for collaboration within Dartmouth and with other institutions to further cancer science in cutting-edge areas including Nanotechnology and Comparative Effectiveness Research in Cancer Imaging. The latter is supported by the interprogrammatic Office for Cancer Comparative Effectiveness Research.

More information about Norris Cotton Cancer Center research is available online in our monthly bulletin for cancer professionals, Cancer Currents.

To learn more about Norris Cotton Cancer Center and our resources for researchers, see the following sections: