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Investigators from harnessed #genomic data to discover that the previously identified E2F4 signature in #breastcancer can be utilized to predict prognosis and response to therapy in #bladdercancer.
#cancer #research 
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The goal of this study by +Dartmouth and +Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth researchers was to understand how the drug affects collagen synthesis by the #tumor cells. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, and investigators are uncertain how its presence affects the behavior of #melanoma cells. #cancer
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A team of investigators from Norris Cotton Cancer Center led by Nadeem Khan, MSc, PhD has used electron paramagnetic resonance technique to monitor the oxygen levels in the brain using implantable resonators. 
#cancer #glioma
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Is there a special nurse who has made a difference to you or a family member? During National Nurses week show your gratitude for their care by making a gift in their honor to D-H’s Nursing Education Fund (http://d-h.org/nursing_education_fund/). Your gift will support nurses in advancing their knowledge, while strengthening the nursing workforce at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Tell us whom you are giving in honor of, and we’ll send them a note letting them know of your gift. #nursesweek 
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We are pleased to offer you and your loved ones a wide variety of educational classes, programs, support groups, and special events. 

Download the new Patient & Family Support Programs calendar at: http://cancer.dartmouth.edu/documents/pdf/PFSSMayAug15.pdf
#cancer  
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Our Shared Resources are open to outside investigators & researchers by arrangement #cancer #research
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As we celebrate Cancer Survivors Week, we're sharing the story of Merle Schotanus: an 84-year-old and two-time cancer survivor who is participating in a Prouty Page for The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center cycling route he has dubbed the "Octogenarian 20." http://cancer.dartmouth.edu/focus/man_on_mission.html #cancer #cancersurvivor 
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Teens who mix energy drinks with #alcohol are more likely to have alcohol use disorder
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There are signs of improved treatments for prostate cancer among New Hampshire men, according to a recent study by urologist Elias Hyams, MD of +Dartmouth-Hitchcock (official) and epidemiologist Judith Rees, MPH, PhD of +Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
http://cancer.dartmouth.edu/about_us/newsdetail/73303/ 
#cancer #prostatecancer
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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  
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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.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center: an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center. Advanced cancer research & patient-centered care.
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The Cancer Center provides a positive environment for treatment, cure, and recovery for patients with all forms of cancer. Patients receive technologically advanced cancer treatments and access to clinical trials of new treatments. Each patient is seen as an individual, and a specific treatment plan is developed by specialists who work directly with the patient, family, and referring physician. The Cancer Center is also a leader in improving the comfort and quality of life of patients.