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KU Cancer Center reseachers find statins may hold keys to future cancer treatment 02/01/2017

Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have found that high doses of drugs commonly used to fight high cholesterol can destroy a rogue protein produced by a damaged gene that is associated with nearly half of all human cancers.


New collaboration between The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Children's Mercy Hospital aims to transform pediatric oncology 01/24/2017

The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Children's Mercy Hospital announced new collaboration with the aim of helping eliminate childhood diseases around the world.


The University of Kansas Cancer Center joins other National Cancer Institute-designated centers to endorse updated HPV vaccine recommendations 01/12/2017

Statement supports shorter dosing schedule, urges action to increase national vaccination rates

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Cancer Research Areas

The Kansas Masonic Cancer Research Institute
 
Cancer Prevention & Survivorship

Improving quality of life for cancer survivors and those at high risk for the disease.

 
Drug Discovery, Delivery & Experimental Therapeutics

Discovering novel anticancer drugs, repurposing and improving the safety of drugs.

Research 
Cancer Control & Population Health

Responsive to the needs of high risk and underserved communities in the region.

 
Cancer Biology

Enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration among basic and clinical scientists.

Contributions to Cancer Care, a Vision for Donors

Every day, cancer patients and their families ask our physician scientists at The University of Kansas Cancer Center for “more than just hope.” They plead for help – and call for action that will lead to a cure.