Cancer

Scott Gerber, PhD

Gerber Named the Inaugural Kenneth E. and Carol L. Weg Distinguished Professor

An expert in mass spectrometry and proteomics, Scott A. Gerber, PhD, is the first to hold this newly established professorship given by Kenneth Weg Dartmouth ’60 and his wife, Carol Weg.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Gynecologic Cancer

Early detection of signs and symptoms of different types of gynecologic cancer affords the greatest chance for a cure.

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Research fellows

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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Kids riding bikes at the Prouty

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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Beyond Caregiving Support Group

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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