Cancer

The Prouty

The Prouty Announces In-Person Participation for 2021

The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center announce a hybrid Prouty event, with in-person and virtual participation options available this summer. Registration is open at TheProuty.org.

View story

Photo of Todd Miller, PhD, and Nicole Traphagen, a PhD candidate, working in a lab.

Researchers at Norris Cotton Cancer Center Are Studying the Use of Estrogen to Target Drug-Resistant Breast Cancer

An ongoing clinical trial at NCCC will determine whether the strategy of cycling between estrogen therapy and anti-estrogen therapies is effective in human patients with advanced breast cancer.

View story

Photo of project leads

Philanthropy-Backed Accelerator Advances Cancer Therapies

Three teams receive awards from the Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer

View story

Mary Jo Turk, PhD

NH Cancer Researchers Find Cellular Evidence Behind Lasting Immune Response in Some Cancer Survivors

Researchers have found that a certain subpopulation of cells that enters a patient’s skin and blood during immunotherapy is behind the excellent and long-lasting immune responses to cancer that some survivors develop.

View story

The Cure Podcast

COVID-19 and Cancer: D-H Doctors Discuss Vaccine Safety for Cancer Patients on “The Cure Podcast”

Special guest, DHMC Interim Section Chief of Medical Oncology Gary N. Schwartz, MD.

View story

Photo of NCCC Logo

Cancer Care Close to Home: New Hampshire’s Only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center Expands Cancer Services in Southern New Hampshire

Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center will open two new specialty clinics, NeuroOncology and Gynecologic Oncology, at their Dartmouth-Hitchcock location at the Catholic Medical Center’s Notre Dame Pavilion in Manchester.

View story

Dia Draper portrait

Life in Cancer Survivorship: Dia Draper

Four years after completing treatment for colon cancer, Dia Draper reflects on life in survivorship and the complex emotions and changes in life perspective that come along with surviving a serious illness.

View story

Letter tiles spelling out the word events

D-H Event Cancellations

To avoid activities that could cause the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have made the decision to cancel, postpone or transition to virtual events all in-person fundraising, engagement or stewardship events through December 31, 2020.

View story

Jason Faris, MD

What Types of Early-phase Trials are Open Now at NCCC?

In this Q&A series, Jason Faris, MD details some exciting and innovating early-phase trials underway at the cancer center.

View story

Elise Cushman cooking

The Chemo Diet: When Every Calorie Counts

Healthy recipes for cancer survivors and everyone else.

View story