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Chip-Based Blood Test for Multiple Myeloma Could Help Make Bone Biopsies a Relic of the Past

A new University of Kansas research effort featured in the current edition of Integrative Biology has resulted in a low-cost, reliable blood test that uses a small plastic chip about the size of a credit card that can deliver the same diagnostic...
19-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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KU Cancer Center-Discovered Anti-Cancer Drug to be presented at AACR 2018 Meeting

The University of Kansas Cancer Center will present preclinical evidence supporting Ciclopirox Prodrug (CPX-POM), an anti-cancer agent currently in Phase I clinical trials, at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2018 Annual Meeting...
12-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scott Weir Named Research Recipient of 2018 Global Health Repurposing Awards

Scott Weir, Pharm.D., Ph.D., of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, is the recipient of the 2018 Janet Davison Rowley Patient Impact Research Award. Dr. Weir serves as director of the Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI) and as...
1-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researcher Jamie Myers Searches for Answers to “Chemo-Brain”

Myers has spent the last decade researching the prevalence, possible causes, management and treatment of chemo-brain.
21-Feb-2018 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

KU Cancer Center named “High-Performing Site” by National Cancer Institute

The University of Kansas Cancer Center was recently recognized as a “high-performing site” by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
6-Feb-2018 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Mitochondrial DNA and Its Role in Cancer Metastasis

Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have found that mitochondrial DNA may contain information that could help determine the likelihood of cancer metastasizing.
5-Feb-2018 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Sharma named Vice Chair of SWOG Breast Committee

Priyanka Sharma, M.D., a breast cancer medical oncologist at The University of Kansas Cancer Center, has been named vice chair of SWOG’s Breast Committee.
1-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Decoding the DNA Repair Process

Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center are working to fill the knowledge gap between DNA damage and cancer, including developing approaches to manipulate the DNA damage response to treat and prevent disease. Their research on an...
24-Jan-2018 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Getting Survivorship Care Planning Off the Page and Into Practice

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

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

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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