Research Programs

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Norris Cotton Cancer Center is a world leader in cancer prevention and control research, seeking to identify nutritional, environmental, and lifestyle factors that may cause cancer. We help patients understand their cancer risk and work to prevent cancer-causing behaviors, such as tobacco use by children.

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Food Dye, Near Infrared Light Can Aid in Breast Resection

Researchers focus on developing a system to use intraoperatively to determine whether the margins of resected breast specimens are free of cancer during surgery.

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In concert with this research, our scientists are developing new drugs to stop cancers in the very earliest stages of growth. Our search for more effective ways to diagnose breast cancer includes devising new screening technologies. A growing area of research is directed at improving the quality of life for patients with cancer.

Our research programs include: