medical oncology newsroom

New Testosterone Treatment Options in Prostate Cancer

Dr. Kessler discusses how oncologists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have applied clinical research to the treatment of prostate cancers.

Triplet Regimen Extends Time in Patients With Breast Cancer

Poster presentation by Dr. Elena Shagisultanova at the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer shows data  from an exploratory analysis of intracranial efficacy in patients who had CNS metastases.

2021 Fellowship Match Results

We are excited to announce the 2021 Hematology/Oncology Fellowship NRMP match results.  This outstanding group of folks will be joining us in July 2022 as first year fellows.  

Traci Lyons, PhD, Receives ACS Mission Boost Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Traci Lyons, recipient of the 2021 Mission Boost Grant from the American Cancer Society.  The objective of Dr. Lyons research proposes the hypothesis that SEMA7A is an identifiable risk factor for breast cancer progression that would be monitored in high risk women.  

What is Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)?

Dr. Alexis Leal provides insight on fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and identifies common symptoms associated with this very rare liver cancer that tends to strike children and young adults.

The Adrenal Gland and Its Response to Immunotherapy

William Robinson, MD, PhD, discusses the scientific theory behind why melanomas that metastasize to the adrenal gland don’t respond to checkpoint inhibitor and provides his recommendation for patients moving forward. 

Erin Schenk, MD, PhD, Recipient of LUNGevity Award

Erin Schenk, MD, PhD, has been awarded the 10th annual LUNGevity Career Development Award which supports exceptional young researchers to augment the lung cancer research pipeline and advance the field.

Colorectal Cancer Among Young Populations

Chris Lieu, MD sits down with CBS Denver to discuss the importance of early screening in response to rising cases of colorectal cancer among young people.

CU Researchers Receive Prestigious SPORE Grant

“A very strong team of collaborators have helped us propel this into a successful collaborative science grant, this is teamwork at its best.” Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD

How Screening for Lung Cancer Can Save Lives

Dr. Studts discusses why LDCT screening has been an underused resource despite reducing lung cancer mortality by twenty percent.

Endowed Chair in Pancreatic Cancer Research

The inspiration for this gift was the dedication, selflessness, and overall outstanding patient care provided by Drs. Chris Lieu and Jennifer Diamond. 

Discussing the Importance of Access to Clinical Trials

Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD, is working on a study to investigate disparities in clinical trials and increase the representation of underserved populations.

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