Norris Cotton Cancer Center

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Name: Norris Cotton Cancer Center
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Nanoparticles deliver agents to spur immune system into action against cancer

A Dartmouth nanoparticle lab--Courtesy of Dartmouth's Geisel School of MedicineAt the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center in New Hampshire, researchers have found a way to use nanoparticles to deliver drugs that can "wake up" the immune system ... [Published Fierce Drug Delivery - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Iran pioneer in bone marrow transplant

Brain has a mechanismfor dehydrationThe human brain can preserve oxygen to protect itself from the effects of dehydration, a new study finds.Although dehydration significantly reduces blood flow to the brain, researchers in England have found that the ... [Published Iran Daily - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 3 reports

Nanoparticle alarm clock may awaken immune systems put to sleep by cancer

Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center are exploring ways to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells. Tumors protect themselves by tricking the immune system into accepting everything as no ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dartmouth Pediatrician Urges Passage of Senate's Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014

Expert Pitch Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyThe Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014, proposed by Sen Bill Nelson (D-FL) on July 10, would direct the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to require safer, ... [Published Newswise - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Screening costs increased in older women without changing detection rates of ESBC

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 16-Jul-2014Medicare spending on breast cancer screening increased substantially between 2001 and 2009 but the detection rates of early stage tumors were unchanged, according to a new study published July 16 in the JNCI: Journal of ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Structure-Based Design of β1i or β5i Specific Inhibitors of Human Immunoproteasomes

† Gorlaeus Laboratories, Leiden Institute of Chemistry and Netherlands Proteomics Centre, Einsteinweg 55, 2333 CC Leiden, The Netherlands‡ Center for Integrated Protein Science at the Department Chemie, Lehrstuhl für Biochemie, Technische Unversität München, ... [Published Journal of Medicinal Chemistry - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 2 reports

33rd Annual Prouty Raises More Than $2.6 Million to Fight Cancer

July 12, 2014Lebanon, NHDollars raised support innovative cancer research and care at Norris Cotton Cancer CenterNearly 6,000 registered cyclists, walkers, rowers, and golfers (and 1,300 volunteers) gathered in Hanover today for The 33rd Annual Prouty, ... [Published Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Prouty event set for this weekend to support cancer research

Thousands of runners, rowers, walkers and golfers who support cancer research will be in the Upper Valley this weekend for The Prouty.This two-day event brings Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center together for outdoor fun while over the years raising ... [Published WMUR New Hampshire - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Seniors Train For Upper Valley Event...On Walkers

In a few weeks bikers, walkers, rowers, golfers, and hikers will flex their collective muscles for a good cause in the Upper Valley. The Prouty is a fundraiser for cancer research that generates money by asking donors to sponsor athletes.Some of the most ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Proutying 5,000 Miles from Home

July 03, 2014Lebanon, NHBy Robin DutcherPhoto: Dani Capsis Ligett hiked on a remote Greek island last year for her Virtual Prouty.On Prouty day last year Dani Capsis Ligett woke early, put on her Prouty T shirt, filled her water bottle, and—as she has ... [Published Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Dartmouth Researchers Conduct Comprehensive Review to Find Effective Treatments for Depression in Cancer Patients

Two Classes of Anti-Depressants Improve Symptoms. One Agent, Not Available in US, Proves SuperiorContact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsGeneral Hospital PsychiatryNewswise — Depression is common in cancer, up to half of all ... [Published Newswise - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 3 reports

Using A Tanning Bed Can Increase Your Risk Of Developing Basal Cell Carcinomas Before The Age Of 50

A person’s risk of being diagnosed with basal cell carcinomas, the most common form of skin cancer, reaches 73 percent after six or more trips to the tanning salon. A study conducted at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center has revealed ... [Published Medical Daily - Jun 24 2014]

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"Now that efforts to stimulate antitumor immune responses are moving from the lab to the clinic, the potential for nanoparticles to be utilized to improve an immune-based therapy approach is attracting a lot of attention from both scientists and clinicians. And clinical usage does not appear too distant" Fiering said
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According to Fiering, this approach is far from new, "The use of heat to treat cancer was first recorded by ancient Egyptians. But has reemerged with high tech modern systems as a contributor to the new paradigm of fighting cancer with the patients' own immune system." About Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center combines advanced cancer research at Dartmouth and the Geisel School...

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Nanoparticles deliver agents to spur immune sys... [Published Fierce Drug Delivery - 18 hours ago]
Iran pioneer in bone marrow transplant [Published Iran Daily - Jul 27 2014]
Heated Nanoparticles Help The Immune System Spo... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 26 2014]
Nanoparticle alarm clock may awaken immune syst... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 26 2014]
Researchers exploring ways to stimulate patient... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 26 2014]
Nanoparticle 'alarm clock' tested to awaken imm... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 26 2014]
Dartmouth Pediatrician Urges Passage of Senate'... [Published Newswise - Jul 25 2014]
Scientists test nanoparticle 'alarm clock' to a... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 25 2014]
100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Onc... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jul 22 2014]
Cat Poop Parasite Shows Promise in Treating Cancer [Published Discovery Channel - Jul 17 2014]
Screening costs increased in older women withou... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 16 2014]
Structure-Based Design of β1i or β5i Specific ... [Published Journal of Medicinal Chemistry - Jul 16 2014]
33rd Annual Prouty Raises More Than $2.6 Millio... [Published Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Jul 13 2014]
Cancer ride raises millions [Published WCAX TV3 - Jul 13 2014]
HER2 testing may incorrectly classify some wome... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Jul 09 2014]
The Prouty event set for this weekend to suppor... [Published WMUR New Hampshire - Jul 09 2014]
Seniors Train For Upper Valley Event...On Walkers [Published Vermont Public Radio - Jul 07 2014]
Proutying 5,000 Miles from Home [Published Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Jul 03 2014]
Interactive Sessions at BioConference Live Gene... [Published PRWeb - Jun 30 2014]
Dartmouth Researchers Conduct Comprehensive Rev... [Published Newswise - Jun 26 2014]
Indoor tanning when young increases skin cancer... [Published Williston Observer - Jun 26 2014]
Dartmouth Researchers Conduct Comprehensive Rev... [Published Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Jun 26 2014]
Sargent Awarded Scott M. and Lisa G. Stuart Pro... [Published Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Jun 25 2014]
Prouty on the River! [Published Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Jun 25 2014]
Using A Tanning Bed Can Increase Your Risk Of D... [Published Medical Daily - Jun 24 2014]
Teens, Indoor Tanning and Cancer Risk Are Reall... [Published Your Story - Jun 24 2014]
Indoor tanning ups skin cancer risk [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jun 24 2014]
New "Imagine" Brand Advertising Campaign [Published Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Jun 24 2014]
Mark A. Israel Named to the Preston T. and Virg... [Published News at Dartmouth Medical School - Jun 16 2014]
Cancer Center Appoints James Gorham to Lead Its... [Published News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 29 2014]
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Mark A. Israel Named to the Preston T. and Virg... [Published News at Dartmouth Medical School - Jun 16 2014]
Mark A. Israel, MD, director of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC), has been named the inaugural holder of the Preston T. and Virginia R. Kelsey Distinguished Chair in Cancer at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. ...
Cancer Center Appoints James Gorham to Lead Its... [Published News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 29 2014]
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. ...
Study: Tweens Involved In Team Sports Less Like... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 18 2014]
A new study suggests that tweens who participate in certain types of extracurricular activities may be less likely to smoke or drink. According to U.S. News & World Report Health , Dartmouth College researchers used data from a 2003 survey ...
National Survey Links Teen Binge Drinking and A... [Published News at Dartmouth Medical School - Apr 08 2014]
Binge drinking by teenagers and young adults is strongly associated with liking, owning, and correctly identifying music that references alcohol by brand name according to a study by the University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton ...
Pop Music Implicated In Teenage Drinking [Published Scientific Blogging - Culture - Apr 08 2014]
Scholars from the University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center are associating binge drinking in both adults and teens with liking, owning and identifying a certain kind of music. The weak observational results are published ...
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