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Optical biopsy shines light on prostate cancer

How many angels can dance on the head of a pin? If the pin is a biopsy needle in the lab of Priya Werahera, Ph.D., the answer is nine: eight fiber-optic...
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Step Up for Cancer needs volunteers

The AMC Cancer Fund/University of Colorado Cancer Center is among the nonprofit organizations participating in Step Up For Cancer, a stair-climbing event aimed...
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Campuses roll for Bike to Work Day

Raiders of the Lost Polyps, a team comprised of University of Colorado Cancer Center staff and supporters. All across the Greater Metro Area, hundreds of...
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How Anschutz Health and Wellness Center's garden will grow: on roof

The University of Colorado Denver today announced that the new Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus will incorporate healthy...
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Five questions for Marion Sills

Marion Sills, M.D., is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and an attending physician in the emergency...
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Update: University of Colorado Hospital explores partnership with Poudre Valley

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) officials have signed a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS).
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Colorado School of Public Health honors Poudre Valley Health System

The Colorado School of Public Health named the Poudre Valley Health System's (PVHS) Coalition for Activity and Nutrition to Defeat Obesity (CanDo) the...
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Programs critical in reaching, retaining diverse students

Gains are being made in attracting and retaining diverse students, but there's still much more to be done. The Board of Regents heard the 2010-11 diversity...
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With cross-country tour, bicyclist brings men's depression into light

At 50 men are 3 times more likely to suicide than women. Mark Meier has developed programs concerning workplace depression. Now he's taking it to the road.
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Denver Undy 5000: Race takes underwear outside for good cause

The Colon Cancer Alliance will host the Denver Undy 5000, a "brief" 5K walk/run in underwear to raise awareness and money for the fight against colorectal...
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Heritage Society luncheon honors estate donors to CU

More than 90 people gathered at the Denver Country Club on May 26 for the University of Colorado Foundation's annual luncheon for the Heritage Society
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Three CU scientists named 2011 Boettcher Investigators

Three University of Colorado researchers have been named to the 2011 class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program. This is...
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Five questions for Julie Krow

Julie Krow Julie Krow's father was a psychologist; so was her mother. With such influences and a passion for helping people and the underserved, how could she...
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Research: Post-liposuction, fat remains resilient

Robert H. Eckel, M.D. and Teri L. Hernandez, Ph.D., R.N. Liposuction has become one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the country. It has been around...
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Anti-virus software a must for computers

It happens all too often: Internet browsing leads to a pop-up message promising $100,000. Intrigued, the web surfer clicks on it, which results in a severe...
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Five questions for Morris Clark

Morris Clark Morris Clark, D.D.S., grew up in the small, rural town of Princeton, W.Va., where access to dental health care was not readily available. People...
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Reports of hacking for data provide reminder of need for security

The recent Sony PlayStation data breach caught the attention of consumers and information security professionals alike. The gaming network – which houses...
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Treatment shows promise in quelling a type of lung cancer

The words "adenocarcinoma of the lung" required no further explanation. As a physician herself, Gene Burges knew what they meant. "I told my husband, 'I've had...
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School of Pharmacy coordinates disposal of unwanted medicine

Health officials often remind us, "Do not flush down the toilet or dissolve in sink drains unwanted medications!" On April 30, area residents took advantage of...
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5K run/walk promises breath of fresh air

Registration is open for the fifth annual Gift of Life and Breath 5K Run/Walk, aimed at providing research support and boosting public awareness for early lung...
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Regents back tuition increases, salary pool

Photo: Cathy Beuten/University of Colorado Regent Joe Neguse makes a point while Regent Michael Carrigan listens during today's Board of Regents meeting at the...
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Four faculty members join ranks of President's Teaching Scholars

Four of the University of Colorado's faculty leaders in math, aerospace, psychiatry and internal medicine have been designated as President's Teaching Scholars...
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Safeway campaign leads to more than $1 million for CU Cancer Center

Safeway's Eric Holmes, Debbie Portwood and Kris Staaf gave a big check to Dr. Anthony Elias and Strode Weaver. A $350,000 gift from Safeway Inc. will fund...
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Monitor that laptop

It's a frightening scenario: Take a quick break from your desk, return from the afternoon snack – and find your laptop computer missing. All files, tax forms...
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Governor signs CU-endorsed bills

A bill signed today by Gov. John Hickenlooper enables the University of Colorado president to designate an executive of the Anschutz Medical Campus as director...

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