Klemp Named to CDC Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer
The Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women exists to help the CDC develop evidence-based approaches to advance understanding and awareness of breast cancer among young women through prevention research, public and health professional education and awareness activities and emerging prevention strategies.
KU Cancer Center Recognizes Director's and Pilot Award Recipients at Research Week
The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced its 2023 recipients of the Director’s Awards, which honors individuals who have made noteworthy contributions to the cancer center’s mission, Pilot Awards, which funds promising research undertaken by...
KU Cancer Center receives $2.4 million grant to foster the next generation of translational scientists
The NCI’s Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology K12 award is an institutional training grant that supports the training and career development of clinical and translational researchers.
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
In recognition of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, some of The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s offices will have modified hours on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24.
Interim Associate Director for Cancer Workforce Equity Named
Simon Craddock Lee, PhD, MPH, chair and Sosland Family Professor in Preventive Medicine in the Department of Population Health, has been named interim associate director for Cancer Workforce Equity at The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Cardio-Oncology Program Receives International Designation
The cardio-oncology program at The University of Kansas Cancer Center has received the Gold Status Center of Excellence designation from The International Cardio-Oncology Society. Cardio-oncology refers to a combination of heart care and cancer care...
NCORP Team Recognized for Clinical Trial Accruals
Of the 14 NCORP designated minority/underserved community sites, the KU Cancer Center-MCA team is one of only two such sites to receive a Platinum Certificate of Excellence.
Researchers receive $11.5 million grant to address health disparities through implementation science
Team seeks to improve real-world uptake of latest research evidence.
Researchers Awarded Grant to Improve Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment in Kenya
With the aid of a new grant from the NCI, researchers will see if they can boost cervical cancer screening and treatment follow-up using a novel web-based tool.
Labor Day Holiday Hours
In recognition of the upcoming Labor Day holiday, some of The University of Kansas Cancer Center offices will have modified hours on Monday, September 4.
Experts call for standardized acute myeloid leukemia classification systems
The opinion piece was authored by leading international experts in the field of hematology, including Tara Lin, MD, professor in the Department of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapeutics at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Researchers get $2.8 million grant to explore use of CAR T cell therapy in brain cancer
The grant from the National Cancer Institute will help researchers overcome challenges in using engineered T cells to treat glioblastoma.
Taylor Awarded Grant for Bladder Cancer Research
The $300,000 grant will fund efforts to explore the finding that people with Down Syndrome are less likely to develop and die from solid tumors.
Breast Surgical Oncologist Jamie Wagner, DO, Brings Specialized Expertise to Olathe Health Cancer Center
Jamie Wagner, DO, a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist, brings her specialized expertise to Olathe Health Cancer Center. She offers a multidisciplinary breast clinic that provides comprehensive care to patients with breast cancer.