Research and Innovation

Researchers meeting

Modernizing Cancer Care with Machine Learning

Dartmouth researchers are leading the way on cutting-edge computer technologies that could provide clinicians with great new tools for cancer screening, diagnosis, prognosis and more.

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Jennifer Shell at lab table

Where Do Prouty Donations Go? Spring, 2019

Studies on post-weight-loss surgery diets, access to health insurance and a particular vitamin’s valuable action in cancer treatment are underway thanks to research funds raised at the 36th Prouty.

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Breast imagery

New Machine Learning Method Could Spare Some Women from Unnecessary Breast Surgery

A new machine learning method can predict the likelihood that a high-risk type of breast lesion is cancerous, potentially saving some women from unnecessary breast surgeries and overtreatment.

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Arminja Kettenbach

Where Do Prouty Donations Go? Fall 2018

Norris Cotton Cancer Center researchers begin five new pilot research projects funded by money raised at the 37th annual Prouty.

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The Quinn family with NCCC director Steven Leach, MD

Spurring Innovation in Cancer Research

A gift from the Quinn family launches a new program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center that supports investigators working to transition promising drugs and devices from the laboratory to clinical use.

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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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