Can your phone help you quit smoking? That's the goal of a project backed by the University of Colorado Cancer Center.
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The American Cancer Society (ACS) this week called for millions more people who formerly smoked to be screened for lung cancer than it previously recommended. But while a University of Colorado Cancer Center member calls the news “exciting,” she said the overarching challenge is to get more people already eligible to be screened.
Betty Moren was told she had six to nine months to live.
More than six years and countless treatments later, she’s still here.
The lab of Angelo D’Alessandro, PhD, a professor at the CU School of Medicine, had already been working with Cambridge to understand the metabolic support of neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis, with a special focus on the role of metabolic signals driving inflammatory events that make immune cells in the brain turn against neurons.
Devon Brown knew not to ignore it when she found a lump in her breast that just didn’t seem quite right. “It felt very round and hard, so that was pretty abnormal,” she said.
CU Cancer Center member Jan Lowery, PhD, MPH, Assistant Director, Dissemination and Implementation, Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, was briefly interviewed on Colorado Public Radio about radon and lung cancer.