Cancer

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health to Fund $1M Annually for Dedicated Cancer Clinician Research Time

A new program will create dedicated time to assist Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health clinicians in researching causes of and cures for cancer.

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38th Annual Prouty Breaks Record For Most Money Raised by Event Day

The $3.3 million raised will support cancer research and patient and family supportive services.

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Losing a Loved One Doesn’t Mean Losing Support

Four strangers form a bond while caring for spouses with cancer, and form a tighter bond caring for each other during the grief of loss.

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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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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Physicians Honored As Top Doctors in New Hampshire

The recognized physicians are named across 43 specialties ranging from behavioral pediatrics and gastroenterology to nephrology and vascular surgery.

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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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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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Sandra L. Wong, MD

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Shares $9 Million NIH Cancer Research Grant

Project will work to incorporate patient-reported outcomes into cancer care.

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Hands-on Healing Arts Complement Cancer Treatment

Reiki and massage are relaxing, non-invasive therapies that studies show can positively impact healing and reduce anxiety, depression, and pain during and after treatment for all types of cancers.

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Stig Hansen enjoying a trail walk in the sunshine

Strength through Brain Cancer: Stig Hansen

Almost four years after a brain cancer diagnosis, Stig Hansen is back doing what he loves most.

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