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Christi Ann Hayes, MD and Ken Meehan, MD in clinic with patient, Kim Levitch..

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Launches New Cellular Therapy Program

NCCC treats the first patients with new CAR T-cell therapy.

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Early-phase trials team

Clinical Trial of Anti-VISTA Cancer Antibody Therapy Opens for Patient Enrollment

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center leads a new multi-center Phase I in-human clinical trial of anti-VISTA, a therapeutic antibody designed to target a molecule that keeps the immune system quiet against cancer.

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Jason Faris, MD

New Grant Will Improve Rural Patient Access to Cancer Clinical Trials

A newly awarded $820,000 grant from The National Cancer Institute (NCI) will allow a team of investigators to increase clinical trial awareness and participation for rural patients.

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Piloting a FLASH Radiotherapy Beam Development for Treatment of Cancer

NCCC researchers achieve conversion of a standard linear accelerator used for delivery of radiation therapy cancer treatment, to deliver a ‘FLASH’ ultra-high dose rate radiation therapy beam in standard patient geometry.

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Idylla device

Rapid Genomic Profiling of Colon Cancers can Improve Therapy Selection for Patients

Multicenter study led by NCCC shows vastly improved turnaround time to get results from the lab to the oncologist using the newest technology in the cancer testing space.

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Coronavirus update

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Resumes Time-Sensitive, Urgent Procedures and Appointments

Health system laying important groundwork to begin process of recovery for benefit of patients

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Joanne Conroy, MD takes notes during visit to COVID-19 Unit

Base Camp COVID: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health CEO and President Tours COVID-19 Unit

Joanne Conroy, MD, Visits the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

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colorectal polyp mapping

New AI Model Accurately Classifies Colorectal Polyps Using Slides from 24 Institutions

Dartmouth researchers have created an AI model to classify colorectal polyps on histology slides. Evaluation using 238 slides from 24 institutions across 13 US states finds that the model performs as well as practicing pathologists.

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Breast tumor cells

Discovering a Key to the Survival of Dormant Breast Cancer Cells

A common anti-diabetes drug being tested in many clinical trials as an anti-cancer agent activated fat metabolism that promoted the survival of dormant breast cancer cells, suggesting that the drug has context-dependent effects on cancer cells.

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Steven Leach, MD, Director, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

COVID-19 Video Message from Steven Leach, MD, Director, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Steven Leach, MD, Director of Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) shares the special precautions the clinicians and staff at NCCC have taken to help ensure the safety of patients during the COVID-19 crisis.

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