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.
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.
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.
A Dartmouth researcher has found that reducing carbohydrate intake could reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence among women whose tumor tissue is positive for the insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) receptor.
In a recent study, offering support services soon after a patient’s diagnosis reduced depression among caregivers.
For nearly five decades, Geisel research Miguel Marin-Padilla has followed in the footsteps of Camillo Golgi by creating painstaking images that unravel the secrets of the brain.
In spite of early concerns that hospitals’ economic strengths would lead them to dominate the formation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), a new study reveals the central role of physician leadership in the first wave of ACOs.
New research by an international group of scientists confirms a vulnerability to lung cancer can be inherited and implicates the BRCA2 gene as harboring one of the involved genetic mutations.
A $13 million, five-year grant will allow scientists at the Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program to continue and expand their research on the effects of exposure to arsenic, mercury, and other potential toxins on health.