• Study addresses race and its impact on breast cancer risk

    Many of the established risk factors for breast cancer explain less of the breast cancer cases in Hispanic women compared with non-Hispanic White women, says Lisa Hines, PhD, and the lead author of a new paper published online April 26, 2010 in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, “Comparative analysis of breast cancer risk factors among hispanic and non-hispanic white women.” Hines is a cancer prevention and control scientist at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and associate professor at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.… Full Story

    April 27, 2010
    Guest Contributor
  • New partnership combines industry, technology and academic thinking to solve global public health problems

    Northrop Grumman selects Colorado School of Public Health and four other universities to form University Global Alliance Program The Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH) is among five academic institutions chosen to participate in Northrop Grumman Corporation’s University Global Alliance Program (UGAP), an initiative to unite higher education and the private sector for the purpose of accelerating the translation of thought leadership to global public health informatics, policy development, strategic planning, programmatic implementation and evaluation.… Full Story

    March 2, 2010
    Caitlin Jenney
  • Researchers use math to predict the spread of epidemic diseases

    The lurking threat of a major epidemic over the last decade has captured the attention of the international media and the public, with fears running rampant about the avian flu spreading to humans or the swine flu (H1N1) mutating at such a rate that it couldn’t be controlled.… Full Story

    January 6, 2010
    Tonya Ewers
  • Theodorescu named director of University of Colorado Cancer Center

    Recruitment will solidify UCCC as national leader in personalized cancer medicine and biotechnology

    Dr. Dan Theodorescu, a cancer researcher and urologic surgeon, has been named director of theUniversity of Colorado Cancer Center, the Rocky Mountain region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.… Full Story

    December 18, 2009
    Caitlin Jenney
  • Tanning associated with moles in very light-skinned children

    Increases the risk of melanoma/skin cancer later in life A new study led by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Denver has found very light-skinned children who tan appear to develop more moles on the skin than children who do not tan.… Full Story

    October 8, 2009
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