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Research Is at the Heart of Decade-Long Collaboration on Smoking Cessation Between KU Medical Center and the University of Kansas Hospital

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UKanQuit, a joint inpatient program between the University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital, is helping more smokers quit the habit
17-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A New Hope for Bladder Cancer Patients

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A bladder cancer drug discovered and developed at The University of Kansas Cancer Center is set to become its first cancer drug to go from bench to bedside.
10-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Collaboration Between the University of Kansas Cancer Center and Children's Mercy Hospital Aims to Transform Pediatric Oncology

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The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Children’s Mercy Hospital have announced four first-of-their-kind endowed chair appointments that will help eliminate childhood diseases around the world.
24-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

KU Researchers Find Statins May Hold Keys to Future Cancer Treatment

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Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have found that high doses of drugs commonly used to fight high cholesterol can destroy a rogue protein produced by a damaged gene that is associated with nearly half of all human cancers
24-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The University of Kansas Cancer Center Joins Other National Cancer Institute-Designated Centers to Endorse Updated HPV Vaccine Recommendations

Statement supports shorter dosing schedule, urges action to increase national vaccination rates
18-Jan-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Successful Targeted Injectable Chemotherapy Treatment for Dogs Could Lead to Human Trials

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Researchers are studying a new injectable chemo that has shown to be successful in canines.
16-Nov-2016 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tackling Obesity in Rural Communities

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Currently, excess body weight contributes to as many as 1 in 5 cancer-related deaths. Obesity is associated with increased risk of at least eight types of cancer. The American Society of Clinical Oncology has identified obesity as a health risk that...
27-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Kansas School of Medicine Names Allen Chen Department of Radiation Oncology Chair

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Allen M. Chen, M.D., has been appointed the new Joe and Jean Brandmeyer Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He will join the faculty on October 1, 2016.
7-Jul-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Getting Survivorship Care Planning Off the Page and Into Practice

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Jennifer Klemp, PhD, MPH, director of cancer survivorship and an associate professor at The University of Kansas Cancer Center, is interviewed by Oncology Nursing News. In this interview, Klemp offers insights on some of the critical issues that...
31-Oct-2016 9:30 AM EDT

Rewriting the Book on Chemo-Resistant Cancers with a DNA Library

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KU Cancer Center researcher is finding out why ovarian cancer is resistant to certain types of chemo to eventually identify a different drug target.
30-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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