Pancreatic Cancer Takes the Lives of Beloved U.S. Icons
Alex Trebek and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg brought awareness to the disease that is the 3rd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. that has a 5-year survival rate of 10%.
Dental Researchers Get at Root Causes of Cancer Patients’ Mouth Sores
Oral mucositis, a common side effect of chemotherapy, is associated with detrimental changes in the oral microbiome, says new School of Dental Medicine research.
New Technology Designed to Reduce Mortality Rates in Cancer Patients
A pair of Ph.D. students developed a technology that takes a patient’s tumor cells and grows them outside of the body to test different cancer treatments.
Stopping the Resistance of Cancer Cells to Treatment
UConn researchers have discovered molecules that could make cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy.
New Compound Helps Activate Cancer-Fighting T Cells
UConn researchers have identified mechanisms responsible for improved immune system activity, offering new approaches for more effective cancer treatments and vaccines.
Higher Breast Cancer Risk in Western Parts of Time Zones. Is Electric Light to Blame?
On a societal level, position in a time zone affects how early a person must turn on the lights in the morning.
Evidence Supports Link Between Breast Cancer, Light Exposure at Night
Artificial light has transformed the night sky, a change researchers continue to link to health problems.