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  • KU Cancer Center receives grant to expand clinical trials in rural Kansas
    9/9/2019

    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
    8/27/2019

    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
    8/8/2019

    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
    8/6/2019

    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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