Investigators from Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center published new findings about how the complex parts of the blue light known as the Cherenkov Effect can be measured and used in dosimetry to make radiation therapies safer and more effective.
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Why do some patients with systemic sclerosis respond to therapy while others do not? The answer may lie in the fine nuances of a patient’s disease; some patients with similar disease symptoms appear to have distinct biological pathways driving their diseases.
Inserting a specific strain of bacteria into the microenvironment of aggressive ovarian cancertransforms the behavior of tumor cells from suppression to immunostimulation, researchers at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have found.
In a rural Maine county, sustained, community-wide programs targeting cardiovascular risk factors and behavior changes were associated with reductions in hospitalization and death rates over a 40-year period (1970-2010) compared with the rest of the state.
The fruits and vegetables provided at school deliver an important dietary boost to low income adolescents, according to a new study by researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Hood Center for Children and Families at Dartmouth.
Dartmouth researchers have developed a fluorescence imaging technique that can more accurately identify receptors for targeted cancer therapies without a tissue biopsy.
Dartmouth researchers have identified nine traits that are not dependent on P values to predict single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) reproducibility in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and reduce false positives
As students across the region prepare for their fall athletic season, Dartmouth researchers are reporting that these activities can bring more health benefits than cardiovascular health and obesity prevention.
Dartmouth researchers are exploring ways to use nano particles to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells.
Becker’s Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” Organizations included on this year’s list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.