Study: Despite Guidelines, Elderly Receiving Too Many Cancer Screenings
UConn researcher Keith Bellizzi says data on the efficacy of cancer screenings for the elderly is limited.
Genetic Discovery May Lead to Better Understanding of Cancer
A Health Center researcher took part in a study that answered a key question about genetic mutation.
More Health Center Research on Colorectal Cancer Link to Tobacco Use
Researchers at the UConn Health Center are learning more about different types of hard-to-detect indicators of colorectal cancer. In an article published in the February 2011 Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Dr. Joseph Anderson, associate professor of medicine, addresses different characteristics and classifications of lesions in the colon that can become cancerous. “The ones we call […]
A Personal Decision – Genetic Counselors Provide Valuable Guidance for Cancer Patients
As the saying goes, information is power – especially when it comes to your health. This was the message that inspired Sandra Naylor to make an appointment with UConn Health Center genetic counselor Robin Schwartz to understand her risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Sadly, Sandra had just lost her mother to ovarian cancer and […]
Pharmacy Professor Awarded Prestigious Grant for Cancer Research
Kyle Hadden is studying the preventive and therapeutic effects of vitamin D on cancer treatment.
Artificial Antibodies Hold Promise for Fighting Cancer, Other Diseases
UConn researchers are developing artificial antibodies that will deliver drugs directly to cells.
Clinical Trials Favorable for Novel Breast Cancer Detection Device
A noninvasive device developed at UConn could reduce the number of breast biopsies.