This summer, medical student Auriel August (’17) is working with the DarDar Pediatric Program in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Few words cause as strong a reaction and carry as much weight as “cancer.” But as doctors and scientists have known for many years, the term comprises an enormous range of conditions.
Each July, a special community gathers to fight cancer by taking part in activities that raise funds for research and promote the health of participants.
This year, the Prouty features a new anthem – “I Am More” – written by Walt Cunningham, director of The Dartmouth College Gospel Choir.
Over the next year, Dartmouth researchers will carry out a pilot study to determine if a new standardized protocol can help smokers with vascular disease quit smoking.
A new endowed professorship will support the work of Geisel professor James Sargent, a leading expert in the relationship between mass media and risky behavior among children and adolescents.
Mark Nunlist had been a primary care physician for almost 20 years when he became increasingly aware that there was something missing at the busy and well-respected White River Junction, Vt., practice where he was a partner.
On June 18, Susanne Tanski, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics at Geisel and a pediatrician, testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation about the risks of e-cigarettes.
Dartmouth researchers have found that early exposure to the ultraviolet radiation lamps used for indoor tanning is related to an increased risk of developing basal cell carcinomas (BCC) at a young age.
A recent study evaluating HER2 testing in a large cohort of women with breast cancer found important limitations in the conventional way HER2 testing is performed in the U.S. and internationally.