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Researchers Capture First Images of Oxygen in Cancer Tumors During Radiation Therapy

Using specialty cameras and an oxygen probe drug injection, researchers at Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center can now image oxygen from within cancer tumors during radiation while the probe is excited by Cherenkov light, a byproduct of radiation.

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Researchers Investigate Molecule, VISTA

A research team led by Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center learns how a certain immune checkpoint inhibitor molecule acts like “brakes,” quieting the immune system from responding to cancer.

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New Mechanism May Safely Prevent and Reverse Obesity

Researchers at Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center observed that blocking a cellular receptor not only prevented but reversed obesity, with no ill side effects, in mice.

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Scientists Capture for First Time, Light Flashes from Human Eye During Radiotherapy

What are the flashes of light patients report seeing during brain radiotherapy? Dartmouth scientists capture this phenomenon for the first time and provide an explanation.

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Our Patients. Their Stories. Amy Visser-Lynch

Participating in clinical trials gives breast cancer patient Amy Visser-Lynch a new outlook on life.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in U.S. men and women. Here are 10 facts you may not know about this disease.

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NCCC’s Seasonal Cooking Demonstration

Seasonal cooking classes show how to use the freshest fruits and vegetables that are not only packed with cancer-fighting nutrients but are also colorful, delicious and perfect for entertaining or a quiet meal at home.

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Where Do Prouty Donations Go? Fall 2019

Research in therapies for drug-resistant cancers, technologies to study “guardian” proteins, adapting robotic surgery tools and the world’s fastest single-photon camera are underway, funded by The Prouty.

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Launches Vaping Education Campaign

Multi-state effort will inform and educate parents, youth and public on the dangers of vaping.

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Connecting Caregivers to Each Other

A diverse team of specialists from Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock are working with current and former serious illness caregivers in the region to design a novel, person-centered peer-to-peer support community.

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