Tag Cancer

Morgridge, UW researcher scores in cancer research ‘lightning round’

April 14, 2017

Scientists get funded for their ideas through a marathon grant-writing process, scores of collaborators, weeks of information gathering and a final product that often tops 250 pages. Melissa Skala’s experience was different: two people, 250 words, in 24 hours.

Wisconsin cancer patients test encouraging lymphoma treatment

December 27, 2016

Half of the patients in a Wisconsin Oncology Network clinical trial for a rare blood cancer are still in remission eight years after beginning treatment, according to new results of a follow-up to the study, led by UW hematologist Julie Chang.

Cancer signaling pathway could illuminate new avenue to therapy

November 23, 2016

The study could establish new avenues of therapeutic treatments for many types of solid tumors.

Alumnus’s startup seeks more precise screening for prostate cancer

October 26, 2016

Success will take years, but if the noninvasive screening test works, it could aid in early detection of a cancer that kills about 26,000 American men every year.

Study links changes in collagen to worse pancreatic cancer prognosis

October 21, 2016

The study reinforces growing evidence that collagen, which forms fibrous networks in skin, tendons and muscles, is intimately involved in several cancers.

Tiny 3-D models may yield big insights into ovarian cancer

July 25, 2016

With a unique approach that draws on 3-D printing technologies, a team of UW–Madison researchers is developing new tools for understanding how ovarian cancer develops in women.

UW technology key to growth as firm stays in Madison long after sale

May 18, 2016

The explosion in next-generation sequencing has opened windows throughout medicine and biology.

Compound doubles up on cancer detection

October 7, 2015

Tagging a pair of markers found almost exclusively on a common brain cancer yields a cancer signal that is both more obvious and more specific to cancer, according to a study published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).