News Releases

The PACT Program: Values for Service Excellence at the Cancer Center
May 23rd, 2016

Elevated Bladder Cancer Risk in New England and Arsenic in Drinking Water from Private Wells
May 6th, 2016

Study in partnership with researchers at NCI, departments of health for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont found drinking water from private dug wells have contributed to elevated bladder cancer risk.

Our Patients. Their Stories. Jim Bonney
April 4th, 2016

For the last 45 years, Jim Bonney, 69, has been living with cancer.

Precision Medicine
March 2nd, 2016

Molecular Tumor Board: Treating Cancer Based on Genetic Mutations

NCCC One of 69 National Cancer Centers Backing HPV Vaccination for Prevention.
January 27th, 2016

NCCC has joined 69 other top cancer centers in issuing a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer.

Computational Analysis Shows Immune Response to Breast Cancer
January 21st, 2016

A study by researchers at Norris Cotton Cancer Center has shown that a very sensitive computational method can be used to reveal the human immune system’s effect on cancer.

Plant Virus Sparks Immune Response to Cancer
December 22nd, 2015

Mice tumor free and protected from metastatses after treatment.

Families Frequent Fast Food Chains When Kids Are Targeted by Ads
November 3rd, 2015

Researchers from Dartmouth/Norris Cotton Cancer Center found that a link between ads for kids' fast-food meals and the frequency with which families eat at fast-food restaurants.

Vitamin D, Calcium Intake Does Not Reduce Colorectal Polyps
October 15th, 2015

A large, randomized study at 11 U.S. hospitals including Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center found that vitamin D and calcium supplements fail to protect against developing colorectal cancer.

Higher Volume Mammography Facilities Better for Screening
October 7th, 2015

Women who visit mammography facilities with higher total interpretive volumes are more likely to benefit from screening.