Case Manager Honored for Lung Cancer Support
Sarah Bechard, LMSW, Social Work case manager at The University of Kansas Cancer Center-Overland Park, has received the Lung Cancer Social Worker of the Year Award. The recognition is from the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) in conjunct...
Cancer Center Celebrates 10-Year Milestone
Ten years ago this month, The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Kansas City Cancer Center held a ribbon-tying celebration at the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park. The event marked the beginning of a merger designed to give more pa...
Natalie Streeter Named Clinical Research Chief Operating Officer
Natalie Streeter has been appointed assistant vice chancellor and chief operating officer of clinical research, strategy and operations of The University of Kansas Cancer Center. As clinical research chief operating officer, she will oversee the cancer center’s efforts to offer the latest breakthrough clinical trials to our patients.
Kansas Must Plan to End Tobacco Sales
The University of Kansas Cancer Center joins 148 organizations from around the world in this public health appeal
The University of Kansas Cancer Center joins other top US cancer centers in urgent call to get HPV vaccination back on track
NCI Cancer Centers strongly encourage parents to vaccinate their adolescents as soon as possible.
Bringing Advanced Cancer Care to Topeka and Northeast Kansas
Kansas City, Kan. — The University of Kansas Health System has established a new partnership that will expand access to the most advanced cancer care to patients in Topeka and across northeast Kansas. The University of Kansas Cancer Center in partner...
Study to Examine Exosomes in Ovarian Cancer
Research team has been awarded a $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate better ways to identify ovarian cancer earlier.
Massive negative impact of COVID-19 on cancer screenings quantified in KU Medical Center faculty study published in JAMA Oncology
Routine cancer screenings fell dramatically in 2020.
Carol Fabian Recognized As Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Dr. Fabian founded KU Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer Prevention and Survivorship Center, which has helped shape the way we treat breast cancer survivors and women at high risk for developing the disease.
Turning Up the Heat: Study to Explore Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer
Christy Hagan, PhD, has received a $450,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study breast cancer cells and better understand their ability to evade the immune system.
Proton Therapy Coming to Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Kan - The University of Kansas Health System has reached another major milestone in bringing proton therapy to Kansas City. Proton therapy is an advanced form of targeted radiation treatment that uses protons instead of X-rays to attack...
The University of Kansas Cancer Center Among the First to Offer CAR T-cell Therapy to Treat Multiple Myeloma
Study Analyzes Clinical, Economic Impact of Hemorrhagic Cystitis in Stem Cell Transplant Patients
The results of the study were published in the journal Transplantation and Cell Therapy.
$4.2 Million Grant Awarded for Breast Cancer Chemoprevention Study
Researchers at KU Cancer Center have received a grant from the NCI to study the effects of bazedoxifene and low-dose conjugated estrogen in women.