Modified Hours for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Kansas City, Kan. — The University of Kansas Cancer Center community sites will close for provider visits Monday, Jan. 17, with these exceptions: BMT clinic and treatment, Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion treatment and the Richard and A...
2021 Holiday Hours for The University of Kansas Cancer Center
The University of Kansas Cancer Center community sites will close for provider visits Dec. 24-25 and Dec. 31-Jan. 1, with these exceptions: BMT clinic and treatment, Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion treatment and the Richard and Annette Bloch Radiation Oncology Pavilion, which will all be open for limited hours.
Receiving CAR-T therapy sooner improves lymphoma survival, according to study published in New England Journal of Medicine
Axicabtagene ciloleucel, known by the brand name Yescarta, is significantly more effective than the current standard of care in treating people with large B-cell lymphoma who relapse after the first line of treatment.
Three Floors Open in Cambridge Tower A for Cancer Care
The December 2021 opening of levels 8, 9 and 10 in Cambridge Tower A at The University of Kansas Health System main campus in Kansas City adds 100 rooms for patients, with 84 beds designated specifically for cancer care. Levels 9 and 10 are dedicated...
Socioeconomic status influences telehealth use, study finds
Findings suggest unequal access to telehealth can potentially exacerbate the health equity gap between those with high socioeconomic status and those with low socioeconomic status.
Notable and CicloMed Initiate Phase 1B/2A Clinical Trial of Fosciclopirox in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Under Co-Development Agreement
Notable Will Leverage Its High-Fidelity Predictive Precision Medicines Platform With The Goal Of Assessing Patient Responsiveness To Fosciclopirox
UKanQuit Honors Tobacco Treatment Champions
Since the formation of the program in 2007, UKanQuit has treated 21,328 individuals, and more than 2,000 subsequently enrolled in a clinical trial.
Thanksgiving 2021 Holiday Hours for The University of Kansas Cancer Center
The University of Kansas Cancer Center will be closed for clinician visits and most treatments on Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26.
2021 Director’s Award, Pilot and Travel Award Recipients
The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced its 2021 recipients of the Director’s Awards, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the cancer center’s mission, and Pilot Awards, which funds promising novel research being conducted by cancer center members. In addition, Travel Award recipients receive financial support to attend scientific conferences.
Cancer Center Leaders Appointed to National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancers (NAPBC) Executive Committee
The NAPBC Executive Committee is a multidisciplinary committee that provides clinical leadership and facilitates quality improvement across the breast cancer care continuum.
Rural-urban differences in cancer screening among women
Study finds women living in rural areas less likely to undergo colorectal cancer screening.
The International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Welcomes Dr. Weijing Sun as President
Dr. Sun is an international expert in gastrointestinal cancers
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.