Nancee and Paul Pronsati help make Denver hub of research, treatment, and community for ALK-positive lung cancer
“These are people who are fighting for their lives every single day and they’re not just talking about it, they’re doing things.”
“I feel lucky to combine this event that has always meant so much to me with my current work in skin cancer. If feels like a real milestone.”
Rob Francoeur, retired Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Airforce, shares his experience at the University of Colorado Cancer Center after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Rob in Moab. I have been asked to share my story of being a very fortunate...
Guest Author: Joe Schneider Joe Schneider, Lung Cancer Survivor “I have good news and bad news,” the ER doctor told me. I had been sent to the ER under the suspicion of a heart attack because of chest pains. “We took an x-ray of your chest. The good news is that your...
Wondering what’s new in Colorado’s cancer research community? Here are 8 exciting projects.
Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, discusses the most common misconceptions about lung cancer he encounters.
2-year, $2 million NCI award funds search for drugs that combine with radiation to keep cancer at bay
From Lung Cancer Canada: In a special episode to commemorate the anniversary of the legalization of recreational cannabis, Dr. Paul Wheatley-Price talks to Dr. Ross Camidge, Director of Thoracic Oncology at the University of Colorado, about the myths and facts...
Rural Colorado missing out on cancer prevention, detection, and care. Now, $4.2M project seeks to change that.
5-year, $4.2 million NCI award will help CU researchers discover, design, and implement interventions to close the rural/urban cancer gap.
Tejas Patil, MD University of Colorado Cancer Center member, Tejas Patil, MD, received the John Fisher Legacy Fellowship Award at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference held in Barcelona last month. Patil is the first...
“At the end of the day, we’re all trying to cure cancer,” Jason says.
CU study shows the stage at which lymphoma is originally diagnosed impacts the types of second cancers that may form after treatment.
Contributing writer: Deb McCollister, PRMS Program Director at the University of Colorado Cancer Center The Cancer Center Education Work Group is going strong and held its 10th Lunch and Learn event of the year. The group has brought on a variety of expert speakers on...
13th Annual Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk Returns November 3 to Raise Disease Awareness and Urgently Needed Research Funding
Walk with us and be a part of the cure! On November 3, 2019, the Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk returns to Denver for a morning of inspiration and determination to beat pancreatic cancer. “The Lustgarten Foundation has had a tremendous...
Maybe you looked up at the roof of the Hyatt and thought, “Hey, there’s Dinger the Dinosaur falling from the sky!”
American Cancer Society research breakfast highlights Colorado discoveries changing the face of cancer care
New leukemia treatment, immunotherapy, and understanding of treatment disparities all born in Colorado
Doug Squire should be with his wife and daughter. Instead, colon cancer took his life too soon.
What’s not to love about “safety cake?”
Miguel and Bonita Birge get support from 4 dogs, 4 cats, 2 snakes — and CU Cancer Center trial
“This approach could really change the way we think about targeting prostate cancer,” says James Costello, PhD.
Project combines pathology, computational modeling, and genomics to discover and test new treatments for prostate cancer
October 7 tournament raises funds for multiple myeloma research at CU Cancer Center.
Trapping TERT in the cell nucleus may keep it from being manufactured.
Cancer League of Colorado has generously pledged $150,000 to inspire others to support innovation in cancer research at the CU Cancer Center. CLC will match $2-to-$1 every gift made to the Investigator-Initiated Trial Program from now through September 30th, tripling...
“There are people in Colorado that are dying of cancers that are preventable and treatable,” says Evelinn Borrayo, PhD.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is hosting a symposium to explore the impact of personal control of genomic data sharing to research, clinical care, and patient well-being and engagement. NCI welcomes advocates, researchers, policy leaders, and the public to this...
CU study shows new way that natural killer target cancer
The grant leverages the expertise of co-principal investigators Cathy Bradley, PhD, a health economist, and Mark Laudenslager, PhD, a stress researcher.
Biotech fieldtrip helps CU Research Summer Fellowship Program students explore range of career options
Students visited the Biosciences 2 building to see biotech in action
Now’s your chance to rappel (or peer-pressure a friend to rappel) 34 stories!