Turning Off the Breast Cancer Switch: Federal Grant Powers Study of Therapy Resistance
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With support from a $3.3 million federal grant, a pair of University of Colorado Cancer Center members will investigate how a molecule they’ve been studying for a decade is able to promote resistance to therapies for a major type of breast cancer – and how to switch off the molecule’s harmful interference ..read more
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CU Cancer Center Member Delivers Promising Updates on Bladder Cancer Treatment
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Treatment guidelines for bladder cancer have changed significantly in recent years, due to the introduction of effective new drug combinations to treat the disease ..read more
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A Study Will Explore How a Brain Tumor Can Trigger Severe Child Obesity
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A pilot grant funded in part by the University of Colorado Cancer Center will support a study that will look at factors contributing to extreme obesity in children with a type of benign brain tumor ..read more
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Mark Koebrich's Journey: From Television to Triumph Over Esophageal Cancer
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Mark Koebrich's heartburn, a lifelong companion through nearly four decades in television, took a turn for the worse after retirement, prompting him to seek medical advice. His general practitioner referred him to UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, where he met Sachin Wani, MD, the Endowed Chair of the Katy O. and Paul M. Esophageal and Gastric Center of Excellence. Koebrich was diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus with low-grade dysplasia, a precancerous condition, and was enrolled in the SURVENT trial, a groundbreaking study offering cutting-edge treatment options ..read more
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Football Coordinator With Leukemia Finds Winning Team at CU Cancer Center
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Matt Lubick had finished marathons before, but none was so personally meaningful as the 26-mile distance he covered in one day while being treated for leukemia at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital. Lubick walked dozens of laps around the facility, wheeling his IV pole up and down the corridors as day slowly turned to night outside the tall glass windows ..read more
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Addressing Cancer Disparities Among Minorities is a Mission for the CU Cancer Center
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1w ago
Cancer rates are not the same for everyone – and the fact that they differ by race and ethnicity, among many other categories of people, leads to the realization that health inequity is a factor in those disparities ..read more
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What Is the Rare Melanoma That Killed Bob Marley?
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Some of the most dramatic scenes in the new Bob Marley biopic, “Bob Marley: One Love” have to do with the reggae legend’s battle with a rare cancer called acral lentiginous melanoma. Unlike melanomas that are caused by sun exposure, acral lentiginous melanomas form on non-hair-bearing surfaces of the body, including the palms of the hand, the soles and heels of the feet, and the nailbeds of the fingers and toes.  ..read more
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Two-Drug Combo Shows Promise as Treatment for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
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2w ago
Research led by University of Colorado Cancer Center members points to a combination of drugs as a potential treatment option for a type of aggressive breast cancer ..read more
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Climber Achieves Impressive V15 Just 18 Months After Leukemia Diagnosis
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Just 18 months after his leukemia diagnosis and on the brink of a bone marrow transplant, Chen defied the odds with an inspiring ascent. Reflecting on his journey, Chen's resilience shines through as he remains optimistic and determined for the future ..read more
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CU Cancer Center to Distribute FIT Tests for Colorectal Cancer at Community Events
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3w ago
The University of Colorado Cancer Center is distributing free colorectal cancer screening kits that can be used at home, targeting uninsured people across Colorado with lower rates of screening for a cancer that is the No. 2 cause of cancer deaths ..read more
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