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4 years 2 months ago

Breakthrough research in gallbladder cancer

Researchers at the University of Houston have completed research that's linked gallbladder cancer with estrogen. The scientists were able to prevent the development of tumors in mice by removing ovaries and reducing estrogen levels. According to Lisa Merkl of the University of Houston, "There are many crucial clinical...

4 years 6 months ago

Karl completes cancer treatment

DENVER (AP) - Nuggets coach George Karl has finished up his last round of chemotherapy and issued a thank-you to all his well-wishers. In a statement to the team's Web site on Wednesday, Karl said his intense six-week regimen of treatment for throat and neck cancer was the "toughest of...

4 years 6 months ago

Pregnancy safe for breast cancer survivors

Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don't appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer , a new study says. Doctors have long worried pregnancy might spark hormonal changes in breast cancer survivors that could spur the disease's return, and many breast cancer...

4 years 7 months ago

Karl sits out Thursday's Nuggets game

DENVER (AP) - Denver Nuggets coach George Karl is skipping his team's game against the New Orleans Hornets on Thursday night as he continues intensive treatment for neck and throat cancer. This is the sixth game Karl has skipped since announcing a month ago that he'd been diagnosed with cancer....

4 years 7 months ago

Nuggets Coach Karl to miss Wednesday's game

Nuggets coach George Karl will miss Wednesday night's game at Minnesota as he undergoes another round of cancer treatment. Karl, who has neck and throat cancer, was scheduled for a surgical procedure Monday to have a feeding tube inserted into his stomach. He will also go through another chemotherapy...

4 years 9 months ago

CU researcher wins $750,000 cancer grant

A researcher at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Colorado Cancer Center competed against more than 400 U.S. scientists to win one of 13 highly sought after Stand Up to Cancer Innovative Research Grants. Hang "Hubert" Yin, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at CU-Boulder,...

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