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Study Finds New Feature Indicative of Gastrointestinal Tumor Recurrence

Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have identified a new feature indicative of the chance of recurrence of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs).

Author Kelsea Pieters | Publish Date January 09, 2023
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Largest Study of its Kind Reveals Adjuvant Chemotherapy Improves Overall Survival for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Today, the University of Colorado Cancer Center released new research that showcases chemotherapy treatment before and after surgery for pancreatic cancer as the most effective combination for patients.

Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date December 08, 2022
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CU Anschutz Researchers Find Less Invasive Treatment for Certain Head and Neck Cancers

A new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has identified a less invasive way to treat a subset of head and neck cancers that could potentially change the standard of care for patients.

Author Kelsea Pieters | Publish Date November 28, 2022
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Jan Lowery Named Assistant Director for Dissemination and Implementation at CU Cancer Center 

Jan Lowery, PhD, MPH, who started her career as a researcher at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, returned September 1 as assistant director for dissemination and implementation for the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement at the CU Cancer Center. In her new role, Lowery will lead efforts to develop, conduct, and disseminate implementation-focused projects in cancer prevention, early detection, and survivorship.  

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date October 18, 2022
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Research    Press Releases    Lung Cancer   

CU Cancer Center Study Aims to Predict Critical Markers for Lung Cancer Treatments

A new study from the University of Colorado Cancer Center explores which lung cancer patients are the best candidates for novel therapies that directly target a gene identified as driving certain cancers.

Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date July 27, 2022
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CU Cancer Center Researchers Awarded Grants From V Foundation

Three researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center have received grants from the V Foundation, a cancer research nonprofit founded in 1993 by college basketball coach Jimmy Valvano, who died of cancer.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date October 20, 2021
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Cancer centers nationwide join to address the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cancer prevention and treatment

A consortium of 17 cancer centers around the country have come together to better understand the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to delayed cancer detection, care and prevention.

Author Cancer Center | Publish Date September 23, 2020
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Cancer Health

Innovative Technology Shows Great Promise Against Certain Mouth and Throat Cancers

news outletCancer Health
Publish DateMarch 20, 2023

An innovative cell squeezing technology showed great promise in a phase I trial against certain head and neck cancers.

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American Cancer Society Says Younger People Are Being Diagnosed with Colon Cancer

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateMarch 16, 2023

Swati Patel, MD, MS, discusses younger people being diagnosed with colon cancer at nearly twice the rate than in 1995.

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Young People Are Getting Colorectal Cancer, Including This Married Couple

news outletCPR
Publish DateMarch 15, 2023

Doctors increasingly see people contracting colon cancer before the recommended screening age of 45.

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What Younger Adults Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer

news outletKKTV
Publish DateMarch 14, 2023

Colon cancer is one of the deadliest cancers -- but with early detection is also one of the most survivable. This is why regular screenings are so key.

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