Research and Innovation

Images of isolated pancreatic cells.

Combating Direct Tumor Cell Communication in Pancreatic Cancer

A new Norris Cotton Cancer Center study looks at disrupting communication networks between pancreatic cancer cells as a promising new approach to treatment.

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Research scientists Ryan Halter, PhD, and Joseph Paydarfar, MD

Where Do Prouty Donations Go? Spring 2018

Thanks to community-raised Prouty Pilot funding, Norris Cotton Cancer Center researchers and their Dartmouth collaborators are underway with novel cancer research.

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Gregory Tsongalis, PhD, left, and Kerrington Smith, MD, right, two of NCCC’s leading pancreatic cancer research experts.

What's Happening with Pancreatic Cancer Research at NCCC?

NCCC’s leading pancreatic cancer research experts highlight groundbreaking research projects and clinical trials underway for this challenging cancer, and offer thoughts on what the future holds.

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Graduate student, Fred Varn and Chao Cheng

Where do Prouty Donations Go? Fall, 2017

The five newest Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center pilot research projects are underway, funded by money raised at the 35th annual Prouty.

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Mary Jo Turk, PhD, Nancy Calder, and Christina Angeles, MD

NCCC Melanoma Research Goes Skin-Deep in a New Clinical Trial

Still enjoying life eight years after being given a six percent chance of surviving metastatic melanoma, Nancy Calder joins a new NCCC clinical trial to contribute to finding a cure.

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Researchers performing genetic sequencing

Precision Medicine in Cancer

In cancer care, precision medicine is used to describe how genetic information about a patient’s tumor can be used to more accurately diagnose and tailor effective individual treatment strategies.

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A Scientific First

A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients.

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