Research

Childhood cancer

Addressing Childhood Cancer in New Hampshire

The state of New Hampshire has set aside funds for childhood cancer research and initiatives.

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lymph node T cells

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Researchers Find Immune Cells That Guard Frequent Site of Cancer Spread

Researchers in the laboratory of Mary Jo Turk, PhD, have spent the past year studying immunity to metastatic cancer within lymph nodes.

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radiation beam phantom model

Dartmouth Research Team Invited to Share Abstract on Promising Findings in Radiation Oncology at National Conference

NCCC scientists will present award-winning abstract on the newest advancement in radiation beam visibility.

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Audrey Calderwood, MD

The Impact of COVID-19 on Colorectal Cancer Screening

Researchers take a close look at the impact of the pandemic on endoscopy volumes and what that could mean for colorectal cancer diagnoses.

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 Edmond J. Feris, PhD and Michael D. Cole, PhD

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Researchers Win Awards in Promising Pursuit of “Most Wanted” Cancer Target

Researchers have identified a key and overlooked protein interaction that could lead to effective treatments for many cancers

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cowpea mosaic plant

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Researchers Discover How a Plant Virus Activates the Immune System Against Cancer

Immunology researchers led by Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) have identified pathways through which cowpea mosaic virus, a plant virus that does not infect mammals, is recognized by the immune system.

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Steven L. Bernstein, MD

Connect with the CEO with Joanne M. Conroy, MD, and Steven L. Bernstein, MD - Wednesday, June 9

Meet DHMC's new Chief Research Officer

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Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) Director Steven D. Leach, MD, and Surajit Dhara, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, working together in the Leach laboratory to bring change to the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Cancer Researchers Discover Cutting-Edge Approach to Fighting a Form of Deadly Cancer

Researchers at Norris Cotton Cancer Center have developed a way to predict chemotherapy response to tailor treatments for pancreatic cancer patients

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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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