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New Cancer Clinical Practice Guideline for Severe Jaw Condition Stresses Collaboration Between Dentists and Oncologists

August 2, 2019

A new clinical practice guideline that stresses the importance of collaboration between dentists and medical oncologists to prevent, diagnose, and treat medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw in cancer patients was recently published by a team of experts, including leadership from UConn School of Dental Medicine faculty Dr. Douglas Peterson.

Anand Gupta in the lab

Anand Gupta Cited for Cost-Saving Process in Cancer Treatment

May 31, 2019

The New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association for Science and Technology (NJPhAST), and its corporate sponsors recently awarded Ph.D. candidate and graduate research assistant Ãnand Gupta with a 2019 Student Scholarship in recognition of his research. It is the first time a UConn student has received this award. The annual scholarship is highly competitive and an important part of […]

Nanoparticles target tumors in peritoneal cavity.

Research Holds Promise for Improved Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

May 16, 2019

A technique for using radiosensitizers and image-guided radiotherapy holds promise for the treatment of ovarian cancer, one of the most deadly cancers affecting women today. 

Advances in Bladder Cancer Detection

May 9, 2019

A new technology being used at UConn Health is illuminating the way doctors detect bladder cancer.

Nurse with a patient undergoing chemotherapy. (Getty Images)

Dental Researchers Get at Root Causes of Cancer Patients’ Mouth Sores

April 25, 2019

Oral mucositis, a common side effect of chemotherapy, is associated with detrimental changes in the oral microbiome, says new School of Dental Medicine research.

Ph.D. students Leila Daneshmandi and Armin Tahmasbi Rad, both from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, have developed a technology that takes a patient’s tumor cells and grows them outside of the body to test different cancer treatments. (Evan Olsen Photography)

New Technology Designed to Reduce Mortality Rates in Cancer Patients

April 10, 2019

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.