Cancer

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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The Many Colors of Oncology Nursing

Assisting with surgeries to guiding patients through clinical research trials, Oncology nurses at NCCC all have one priority in common: exceptional care that comes out of the passion and love for their jobs.

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New AI Model Accurately Classifies Colorectal Polyps Using Slides from 24 Institutions

Dartmouth researchers have created an AI model to classify colorectal polyps on histology slides. Evaluation using 238 slides from 24 institutions across 13 US states finds that the model performs as well as practicing pathologists.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is one of several types of blood cancer. Here are 10 things you may not know about this relatively rare cancer.

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Capturing and Explaining the “Eye Flash Phenomenon”

What are the flashes of light patients report seeing during brain radiotherapy, even with their eyes closed? Norris Cotton Cancer Center scientists record this phenomenon for the first time and provide an explanation.

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Jason Faris, MD

What Are Early-Phase Clinical Trials?

In this Q&A series, Jason Faris, MD, director of the Early-Phase Trials Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center explains what early-phase clinical trials are and why they are so important to the advancement of cancer care.

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