Cancer

The Prouty

The Prouty Announces In-Person Participation for 2021

The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center announce a hybrid Prouty event, with in-person and virtual participation options available this summer. Registration is open at TheProuty.org.

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Photo of Todd Miller, PhD, and Nicole Traphagen, a PhD candidate, working in a lab.

Researchers at Norris Cotton Cancer Center Are Studying the Use of Estrogen to Target Drug-Resistant Breast Cancer

An ongoing clinical trial at NCCC will determine whether the strategy of cycling between estrogen therapy and anti-estrogen therapies is effective in human patients with advanced breast cancer.

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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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Philanthropy-Backed Accelerator Advances Cancer Therapies

Three teams receive awards from the Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer

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Mary Jo Turk, PhD

NH Cancer Researchers Find Cellular Evidence Behind Lasting Immune Response in Some Cancer Survivors

Researchers have found that a certain subpopulation of cells that enters a patient’s skin and blood during immunotherapy is behind the excellent and long-lasting immune responses to cancer that some survivors develop.

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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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Ask the Cancer Nutritionist

Ask the Cancer Nutritionist

Oncology nutritionists are specially trained to help patients cancer treatment manage difficulty with side effects, decreased appetite and meeting nutritional needs. They can help organize meal planning and answer questions including these common ones.

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The Cure Podcast

COVID-19 and Cancer: D-H Doctors Discuss Vaccine Safety for Cancer Patients on “The Cure Podcast”

Special guest, DHMC Interim Section Chief of Medical Oncology Gary N. Schwartz, MD.

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immunologists in lab

Gifts Totaling $3.35 Million will Fuel Cancer Research in New Hampshire

A Dartmouth faculty member, a husband grateful for the care his wife received, and a Dartmouth College alumna and her husband have made gifts to accelerate immunotherapy research at Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

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Prouty athletes

The Prouty Celebrates 40 Years

The 40th Annual Prouty launches fundraising campaign for 2021.

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