Are E-cigarettes Safer Than Cigarettes? Study Sheds Light on the Issue
Scientists and medical professionals have long debated whether e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. A new study provides some insight.
Sharing Data for Childhood Cancers
Grant will accelerate precision medicine for pediatric cancer care.
2020 Director’s Award, Pilot and Travel Award Recipients Announced
Recognizing cancer center members and supporters.
Beat AML Clinical Trial: A Paradigm Shift in Treatment
Patients participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) precision medicine Beat AML Master Clinical Trial had superior outcomes compared to acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients who opted for standard chemotherapy treatment, according to findings published in the prestigious Nature Medicine journal.
Dense Breast Tissue Care Program Launched
KANSAS CITY, KAN. – The University of Kansas Health System has launched a specialized dense breast care program coinciding with breast cancer awareness month in October. The program helps women who have dense breast tissue understand their risk for...
Grant aims to bring basic scientists and community stakeholders together
New grant will support efforts to create more patient-centered research.
CATCH-UP grant provides more clinical trials to rural, underserved cancer patients
A one-year, $500,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will bring more clinical trial opportunities to cancer patients living in Kansas.
Leading population health expert joins cancer center
Elizabeth Calhoun, PhD, MEd, has been named professor in the department of Population Health and associate dean for population health at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Cancer center exceeds NCORP clinical trial accrual goals
The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s status as a community site of the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) has been renewed following a successful first year.
Dr. Siddhartha Ganguly appointed to endowed professorship
Ganguly has been named the A. Drue Jennings Professor in Medical Oncology.
Researchers from the University of Kansas pivot from studying cancer and cystic fibrosis to launch trial of drug to fight COVID-19
A unique partnership between a researcher usually focused on cancer and a researcher usually focused on cystic fibrosis has resulted in an investigator-initiated clinical trial.
Scientists look to common herb to keep early-stage breast cancer from progressing
Rosemary, a fragrant herb frequently used in recipes and perfumes, may contain properties that prevent breast cancer from progressing.
Nanomaterials expert joins cancer center team
Stefan Bossmann, PhD, has joined KU Cancer Center as a member of the Drug Discovery, Delivery and Experimental Therapeutics research program.
Y-90 Radioembolization Now Offered in an Outpatient Setting
Kansas City, Kan. ― The University of Kansas Health System now offers radioembolization, also known as Y-90, as an outpatient procedure at The University of Kansas Hospital in Overland Park. Our fellowship-trained interventional radiologists speciali...
Cancer Program Recognized Among Nation’s Top 10 Percent
U.S. News & World Report released its 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings on July 28. The cancer program at The University of Kansas Hospital is recognized among the top 10% of all hospitals in the nation. U.S. News evaluates hospitals on a series of a...