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Understanding Metastasized Cancer

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can feel like crossing the border into a new country, one with its own language, customs, and laws. Following a cancer diagnosis, people may find themselves sprinting to absorb a new vocabulary of often intimidating words.


Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date May 04, 2022
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Cancer    Metastasis

Colorado drug takes aim at cancer metastasis

Many cancers are relatively harmless at their site of origin, and it is only when they metastasize to sites like the brain, bones, lungs, and liver that they become especially dangerous. And so, in addition to stopping the growth of cancer at its primary site, an ongoing goal of cancer research is to keep cancer contained – to stop its ability to travel through the body. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2019 offers another step in an ongoing line of research aimed at exactly that.


Author Cancer Center | Publish Date April 01, 2019
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Dermatology Times

Sun Bus Helps Bust Melanoma Misconceptions, Provide Screenings

news outletDermatology Times
Publish DateMay 23, 2022

Run by the Colorado Melanoma Foundation, the Sun Bus has provided more than 3,500 free skin cancer screenings throughout the central and southwestern United States. Along the way, providers are learning about melanoma misconceptions.

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Forbes

University Of Colorado to Invest $200 Million in New Regenerative Medicine Institute

news outletForbes
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has announced that it will make a $200 million investment over the next five years to create the Gates Institute, a research and treatment center that will focus on the development of new regenerative, cellular, and gene therapies for a variety of serious illnesses.

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Mirage News

Research Reveals How Tumor Cells Use Mitochondria to Keep Growing

news outletMirage News
Publish DateMay 10, 2022

In initial research recently published in the journal Molecular Cancer Research, Cecilia Caino, PhD, and her co-investigators discovered that tumor cells use mitochondria to control their growth and detect stress that can destroy a tumor cell if it is not controlled.

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Science News for Students

Like Bloodhounds, Worms Are Sniffing Out Human Cancers

news outletScience News for Students
Publish DateMay 09, 2022

Lung cancer cells seem to smell yummy to one species of little worm. Now, scientists are using that allure to build a squirmy new tool to detect cancer.

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