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  • KU Cancer Center receives grant to expand clinical trials in rural Kansas

    The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Midwest Cancer Alliance have been awarded a grant to expand the reach of cancer clinical trials to Kansas’ rural communities. The six-year grant designates the team as a minority/underserved (MU) community site of the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).

  • Team Aims to Close Rural-Urban Cancer Survival Gap

    While people in rural areas across the U.S. are less likely than urban dwellers to be diagnosed with cancer, they are more likely to die from it. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from The University of Kansas Cancer Center has received a five-year, $2.25 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study why there are survival rate disparities in rural parts of Kansas, and how to improve them.

  • Young Investigators Join Federally Funded Precision Medicine Initiative

    Three new early-career investigators have been selected to be a part of the University of Kansas Medical Center’s $11.5 million precision medicine-focused federal grant. The investigators study a range of diseases across the research spectrum, including pediatric clinical pharmacology, radiation oncology and biostatistics.

  • Researchers Seek Culprit in Liver Inflammation

    A team of researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have been awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study chronic inflammation of the liver, a major factor in the development of liver cancer.

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