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.
New Biomarker Technique Could Provide Early Detection for Cancer
UConn researchers are developing techniques to detect the presence of cancer before symptoms appear.
Stem Cells That “Fool” Immune System May Provide Vaccination for Cancer
A study by Health Center immunology experts Bei Liu and Zihai Li is the first to involve human stem cells in vaccinating against colon cancer.
Breast Cancer Prevention Study Launched for Women with Increased Risk
Many women worry about their risk of breast cancer and wonder what they can do to lower their risk. For women with known risk factors for breast cancer, the anxiety is even more intense.
Health Center Urologist Receives Grant to Study Bladder Cancer
A urologist at the Health Center has landed a five-year, $729,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to study the role of inflammatory molecules on the development and progression of bladder cancer.