Using a novel methodology of epigenetic quantitative analysis, a +Dartmouth interdisciplinary team of investigators found no correlation between regulatory T cells (Tregs) and survival in the tumor microenvironment or blood, even when adjusting for well-known prognostic factors. #glioblastoma#braincancer#cancer
A new randomized clinical trial with +Dartmouth investigators Kathleen Lyons, ScD, Tor Tosteson, ScD, Zhigang Li, PhD, and collaborators has noted significant improvement in several measures among those who began palliative care early. #cancer
The findings, have application beyond the HIV field, since these cells are important for protection against fungal and bacterial infection, gynecological cancers, and are also involved in autoimmune disorders, and pregnancy.
As a demographer, Samir Soneji, PhD, an assistant professor at +The Dartmouth Institute at +Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, studies the long-term effect of cancer-related health policy at the population level. Through forecasting future disease and mortality rates, demographers are able to predict how changes in population affect public policy. #cancer
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