Cancer

Diwakar Pattabiraman, PhD

Researchers Find Source of Breast Tumor Heterogeneity and Pathway that Limits Emergence

Researchers find a signaling pathway that limits mammary basal cells’ ability to fuel the growth of multiple aggressive cell populations within a breast tumor, uncovering opportunities for novel therapeutic approaches to breast cancer.

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Christi Ann Hayes, MD and Ken Meehan, MD in clinic with patient, Kim Levitch..

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Launches New Cellular Therapy Program

NCCC treats the first patients with new CAR T-cell therapy.

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Kim Levitch and his wife, Nancy.

Kim Levitch and the Supercharged, Cancer-Killing CAR T-Cells

Kim Levitch becomes the first patient at Norris Cotton Cancer Center to undergo the newest cancer immunotherapy, CAR T-cell therapy.

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Early-phase trials team

Clinical Trial of Anti-VISTA Cancer Antibody Therapy Opens for Patient Enrollment

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center leads a new multi-center Phase I in-human clinical trial of anti-VISTA, a therapeutic antibody designed to target a molecule that keeps the immune system quiet against cancer.

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Norris Cotton Cancer Center Receives National Award for Patient Experience

This Press Ganey award recognizes institutions who have maintained consistently high levels of excellence in patient experience over a three-year period.

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Jason Faris, MD

New Grant Will Improve Rural Patient Access to Cancer Clinical Trials

A newly awarded $820,000 grant from The National Cancer Institute (NCI) will allow a team of investigators to increase clinical trial awareness and participation for rural patients.

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10 Things You May Not Know about Sarcoma

Sarcomas develop in bones or connective tissues. Here are 10 things you may not know about this uncommon group of cancers.

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Life in Cancer Survivorship: Dia Draper

Four years after completing treatment for colon cancer, Dia Draper reflects on life in survivorship and the complex emotions and changes in life perspective that come along with surviving a serious illness.

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D-H Event Cancellations

To avoid activities that could cause the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have made the decision to cancel, postpone or transition to virtual events all in-person fundraising, engagement or stewardship events through December 31, 2020.

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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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