Taking on cancer from every angle
In 1972, Norris Cotton Cancer Center opened its doors for the first time. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, look back at past achievements, and point to areas of research that hold promise for improvements in the treatment of cancer, the Cancer Center held a symposium in November 2012. Several scientists spoke about their work in all fields of cancer research, from prevention to treatment. The talks given during the symposium are available to watch below.
- Opening remarks by Mark Israel, M.D., the director of the Cancer Center
- Liberating the immune system to cure human cancer targeting of negative checkpoints regulators, by Randolph Noelle, Ph.D., a professor of microbiology and immunology at Geisel
- Finding signals in the noise: Phosphoproteomics to study cancer cell signaling, by Scott Gerber, Ph.D., an associate professor of genetics and of biochemistry at Geisel
- Know your chances: Making sense of cancer risk, Lisa Schwartz, M.D., and Steven Woloshin, M.D., who are both professors of medicine and of community and family medicine at Geisel
- Keynote address: Surprising insights into BRCA1 function, by David Livingston, M.D., the Emil Frei Professor of Genetics and Medicine at Harvard Medical School
- Nanotechnology in cancer treatment: Hope, hype, and reality, by P. Jack Hoopes, D.V.M., Ph.D., a professor of medicine and of surgery at Geisel
- Media, marketing, and cancer risk behaviors in youth, by James Sargent, M.D., a professor of pediatrics and of community and family medicine at Geisel
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