Research and Innovation

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New NCI Research Grant Will Contribute to Improving Equity in Cancer Care

Funds will help to improve care coordination across cancer subspecialties and reduce disparities.

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Arti Gaur

Accelerating Innovations for Cancer

Launched in 2020, the Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer is turning research concept into action.

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Courtney Stevens and Mary Chamberlin

Supporting Breast Cancer Recovery with Science

Researchers learn what women need during recovery from breast cancer treatment, through clinical trials.

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Chemotherapy

Rare Gene Mutations Lead to Greatly Increased Risk of Fatal Chemotherapy Toxicity

New study shows the extent to which patients who have certain gene mutations are at risk of fatal toxicity from chemotherapies are commonly used to treat colorectal and other cancers.

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Childhood cancer

Addressing Childhood Cancer in New Hampshire

The state of New Hampshire has set aside funds for childhood cancer research and initiatives.

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Steve Fiering lab members

From Plant Virus to Cancer Vaccine

The idea of a vaccine for cancer is not new. But there are differences between human viruses and cancer that make creation of a cancer vaccine particularly challenging.

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Vitiligo skin biopsy site

What is Behind Lasting Immune Response in Some Melanoma Survivors?

Resident memory T cells that enter a patient’s skin and blood during immunotherapy are behind the excellent and long-lasting immune responses to cancer that some survivors develop.

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Woman and child biking The Prouty

Where Do Prouty Donations Go? Winter 2021

Combining high-dose radiation therapy with immunotherapy to treat cancer, and resolving employment challenges among cancer survivors are among the newest research projects funded by The Prouty.

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FLASH beam

Piloting a FLASH Radiotherapy Beam for Treatment of Cancer

Researchers convert a standard linear accelerator used for radiation therapy, to deliver an ultra-high-dose rate beam to cancer patients “in a flash.”

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Jason Faris, MD

What Types of Early-phase Trials are Open Now at NCCC?

In this Q&A series, Jason Faris, MD details some exciting and innovating early-phase trials underway at the cancer center.

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