National Cancer Institute Increases Cancer Center’s NCORP Funding
NCI exceeds original year-three funding by more than $300,000.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center Participating in National Pilot Project to Increase Diversity in Cancer Treatment Trials
The pilot project is testing a research site self-assessment tool and an implicit bias training program focused on increasing racial and ethnic diversity among cancer treatment trial participants.
Researcher Receives Grant to Explore Colorectal Cancer, Taste Bud Receptor Connection
Taste changes are a common side effect of chemotherapy. About half of people undergoing chemotherapy report changes to their taste perception, such as an increased bitter taste.
Dr. Paul Camarata named president of neurosurgical society
Paul Camarata, MD, Neurosurgery clinical service chief at The University of Kansas Health System and professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, has been elected president of the Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA). Camarata most recent...
U.S. News & World Report 2021-22 Best Hospitals rankings
U.S. News & World Report released its 2021-22 Best Hospitals rankings on July 27. For the tenth year, the cancer program at The University of Kansas Hospital is one of the nation’s best. U.S. News evaluates hospitals on a series of a data-driven anal...
Spring 2021 Pilot Project Winners Announced
These awards support scientists with promising and innovative ideas that have the potential to be funded by extramural organizations such as the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Endowed Professorship Named to Honor Carol Fabian
$4 million professorship will help support next generation of breast cancer prevention and survivorship researchers.
Study to Assess Post-Vax COVID-19 Antibodies in Patients with Cancer
Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center want to understand how vaccination against COVID-19 affects patients with cancer who are receiving anticancer therapies.
CicloMed Announces Initiation of Phase 1B Trial of Fosciclopirox in Newly Diagnosed and Recurrent Urothelial Cancer Patients
Trial will be conducted at The University of Kansas Cancer Center
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 Trials Office Assistant Vice-Chancellor
Natalie Streeter has been appointed assistant vice-chancellor of The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s Clinical Trials Office. In this role, she will oversee the cancer center’s efforts to offer the latest breakthrough clinical trials.
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...