In a recent study, offering support services soon after a patient’s diagnosis reduced depression among caregivers.
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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.
James D. Gorham, MD, PhD, an associate professor of pathology and of microbiology and immunology, has been named the first associate director for education at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
Using next generation DNA sequencing, Dartmouth scientists have identified potentially actionable mutations in cancers of the appendix. When specific mutations for a cancer type are identified, patients can be treated with chemotherapy or other targeted agents that work on those mutations.
Dartmouth will serve as a Lead Academic Participating Site in the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) new National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN), which is intended to improve the speed and efficiency of conducting cancer clinical trials.
Dartmouth researchers have found that the anxiety experienced with a false-positive mammogram is temporary and does not negatively impact a woman’s overall well-being.
Using CT scans with contrast enhancement, Dartmouth researchers measured treatment response to pancreatic cancerphotodynamic therapy (PDT) according to a paper published in Physics in Medicine and Biology.
Fast food giants attempts at depicting healthier kids’ meals frequently goes unnoticed by children ages 3 to 7 years old according to a new study by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center.