UConn and Yale Researchers Draw an Evolutionary Connection Between Pregnancy and Cancer Metastasis
December 5, 2019
Pregnancy might hold the key to understanding how cancer metastasizes in various mammals – including humans, according to UConn and Yale researchers.
Splicing factor to blame in triple negative breast cancer
November 26, 2019
Splicing factors, comparable to gene editors in our DNA, could hold the key to treating the worst type of breast cancer.
Nature Features Brain Cancer Research From UConn Health, JAX
November 21, 2019
Two UConn medical students join UConn Health’s neurosurgery chief among a worldwide research collaborative reporting progress toward a better understanding of the behavior of certain brain tumor cells, and ultimately, better treatments and prognoses.
UConn Gets “Skin Smart,” Earns National Skin Cancer Prevention Recognition
November 20, 2019
UConn is one of just 11 universities to win the distinction of being a Platinum-level Skin Smart Campus for its dedication to preventing skin cancer.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and UConn Health Team to Heighten Awareness of the Deadliest Cancer
November 1, 2019
On Nov. 1 in honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined UConn Health’s Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center experts for a roundtable discussion to raise critical public health awareness about the deadliest cancer, along with the dangers of smoking tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaping.
Your Knowledge Can Mean Your Survival: Are You High Risk for Lung Cancer?
October 29, 2019
Did you know that lung cancer kills more Americans than any other cancer combined? November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
A Bad Cold Turns into a Blessing in Disguise: An Early Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Carol Pfeiffer, Ph.D., 75, from Farmington, became ill with what she thought was a just a bad cold after returning home from a trip to Egypt and Europe in March. Thanks to an early diagnosis, she was able to beat lung cancer.
Breast Cancer Survivor Runs Ultramarathons to Honor Others
October 24, 2019
Meet Holly Durstin, one of our nurse anesthetists, ultramarathoner, triathlete, and breast cancer survivor. Read about her inspirational journey to beat breast cancer.
Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer
October 22, 2019
Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer and more than half die within a year of being diagnosed. Robotic bronchoscopy allows physicians to quickly diagnose lesions detected through low-dose CT scans, including those that are small or in hard-to-reach parts of the lung. Dr. Omar Ibrahim, director of Thoracic Oncology and Interventional Pulmonology at UConn Health, […]