AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2010)— Screening for lung cancer using low-dose “spiral” CT scans reduces lung cancer mortality by 20 percent compared to screening with chest X-ray, the National Cancer Institute announced today.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2010) – One of the leading transplant centers in the United States will get a boost from the University of Colorado Hospital’s annual fundraiser, “Hearts of All Ages.”
DENVER (Nov. 8, 2010) – The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has selected the Center on Domestic Violence to help develop people of color to be leaders in the movement to end domestic violence.
AURORA, Colo. (November 9, 2010) - Tim Byers, MD, MPH, associate director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center, has been named second vice president of the American Cancer Society’s National Board of Directors for 2010-2011.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 9, 2010) – As dog bites become an increasingly major public health concern, a new study shows that unsupervised children are most at risk for bites, that the culprits are usually family pets and if they bite once, they will bite again.
DENVER (November 9, 2010) - Attorney General John Suthers Friday staked his claim to the legal high ground on the multi-state health care reform lawsuit by claiming his decision to join the challenge was not about politics.
DENVER (November 9, 2010) – The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Western States Arts Federation and with support from University of Colorado Denver College of Arts & Media will present the inaugural Denver Music Summit.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 10, 2010) – New research released today takes a look at birth outcomes and maternal smoking, building urgency for more states and cities to join the nationwide smoke-free trend that has accelerated in recent years.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2010) – The Children’s Hospital names nationally-renowned pediatric developmental expert Francis James Hickey, M.D., as medical director of the Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome at The Children’s Hospital.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2010) – A clinical trial of a device nicknamed the “bionic pancreas.” The former Buffaloes football star who’s now the team doctor. Medical school leaders creating a health care profession in South Africa.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2010)— Two groups of Colorado breast cancer researchers have received a total $1.625 million in grants to better understand the role of stem-like breast cancer cells in treatment resistance and recurrence.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2010) A clinical trial that aims to speed up the study of new treatments for certain subtypes of breast cancer now has a designated study site at the Diane O'Connor Thompson Breast Center at the University of Colorado Hospital.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2010) –Food and Drug Administration officials announced that the University of Colorado School of Medicine will work with the FDA to develop a pilot registry in Denver to identify AEDs in the community
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 22, 2010) – As Thanksgiving approaches, the Colorado School of Public Health joins leading U.S. public health organizations around the nation in thanking local “public health heroes.”
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 22, 2010) – Doctors at the University of Colorado School of Medicine are helping lead the way nationally in the use of a genomic approach to evaluating suspicious thyroid nodules.
AURORA, Colo. (November 22, 2010) — More and more people have become aware of the dangers of excessive fructose in diet. A new review on fructose indicates just how dangerous this simple sugar may be.
AURORA, Colo. (November 23, 2010) – A new study shows that individuals at high risk for HIV infection who took a single daily tablet containing two widely used HIV medications experienced fewer HIV infections than those who received a placebo pill.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 23, 2010)—Jacob Gump, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of UCCC deputy director Andrew Thorburn, PhD, has received a $150,000, three-year fellowship from the American Cancer Society.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 23, 2010)—The University of Colorado Cancer Center is enrolling patients in a clinical trial for a new treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer that showed promise in early clinical trials.
AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2010) - Cardiac arrest strikes more than 500,000 Americans each year, and only 5-6 percent of the population who experience cardiac arrest and resuscitation survive and return to their lives as they were prior to the arrest.