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AACR: Tobacco use makes precancerous cells that “fertilize” cancer growth

Tobacco use causes a field of precancerous cells, increasing the risk of developing head & neck cancer. But exactly how this precancerous field influences cancer has been often overlooked. Now a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2019 offers an exciting idea: Maybe these precancerous cells “fertilize” nearby cells with cancerous changes to grow and resist therapy. 


Author Cancer Center | Publish Date April 01, 2019
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ODAC Votes Against Safety Profile of Secura Bio’s P13K Inhibitor

news outletBiospace
Publish DateSeptember 26, 2022

In an 8-4 vote, the FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Roster voted against the benefit-risk profile of Secura Bio’s P13K inhibitor Copiktra.

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Cancer Health

Abortion Ban Will Harm Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer During Pregnancy

news outletCancer Health
Publish DateSeptember 22, 2022

Two CU Cancer Center members detail how the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs V. Jackson Women’s Health Organization will harm some patients.

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Researchers Discover New Imaging Information System May Provide Accurate Prognosis for Certain Cancers

news outletET Healthworld
Publish DateSeptember 20, 2022

A novel imaging information system developed by researchers at CU Anschutz may eventually provide a faster, more accurate prognosis for certain tumors.

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Cancer Health

Researchers Find Less Risky Way to Monitor Breast Cancer Progression

news outletCancer Health
Publish DateSeptember 20, 2022

CU Cancer Center researchers have discovered how to extract critical information about breast cancer tumors and disease progression by analyzing blood plasma.

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