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Newswise: International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Appoints Weijing Sun, MD, President-Elect
Released: 5-Dec-2019 9:40 AM EST
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Appoints Weijing Sun, MD, President-Elect
University of Kansas Cancer Center

The International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology (ISGIO), a not-for-profit global educational organization committed to GI oncology, announces that Weijing Sun, MD, FACP, has been elected the society’s next leader.

Released: 4-Dec-2019 12:35 PM EST
CicloMed Expands Fosciclopirox Phase 1 Trial to Include Cisplatin-Ineligible Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer Patients
University of Kansas Cancer Center

First patient enrolled at The University of Kansas Cancer Center in expansion cohort study characterizing the safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of fosciclopirox in bladder cancer patients

Newswise: Ronald Chen Named Chair of Radiation Oncology
Released: 19-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Ronald Chen Named Chair of Radiation Oncology
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Ronald Chen, MD, MPH, has been named the Brandmeyer Chair and Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, clinical service chief at The University of Kansas Health System and associate director for Health Equity at The University of Kansas Cancer Center.

Newswise: KU Cancer Center receives grant to expand clinical trials in rural Kansas
Released: 9-Sep-2019 6:05 PM EDT
KU Cancer Center receives grant to expand clinical trials in rural Kansas
University of Kansas Cancer Center

The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Midwest Cancer Alliance have been awarded a grant to expand the reach of cancer clinical trials to Kansas’ rural communities.

Newswise: Fellowship focuses on providing future psychologists specialized training in cancer care
Released: 3-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Fellowship focuses on providing future psychologists specialized training in cancer care
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Clinical health psychology fellowship emphasizes psychological care for people with cancer.

Newswise: Team Aims to Close Rural-Urban Cancer Survival Gap
Released: 3-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Team Aims to Close Rural-Urban Cancer Survival Gap
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Researchers from The University of Kansas Cancer Center has received a five-year, $2.25 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study why there are survival rate disparities in rural parts of Kansas, and how to improve them.

Released: 8-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Young Investigators Join Federally Funded Precision Medicine Initiative
University of Kansas Cancer Center

A select group of early-career investigators has been selected to be a part of the University of Kansas Medical Center’s $11.5 million precision medicine-focused federal grant.

Newswise: Researchers Seek Culprit in Liver Inflammation
Released: 8-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Researchers Seek Culprit in Liver Inflammation
University of Kansas Cancer Center

A research team has been awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the NIH to study chronic inflammation of the liver, a major factor in the development of liver cancer.

Newswise: Telementoring Program Aims to Improve Quality of Breast Cancer Care
Released: 2-Jul-2019 11:30 AM EDT
Telementoring Program Aims to Improve Quality of Breast Cancer Care
University of Kansas Cancer Center

A new program seeks to improve community oncology providers’ knowledge of genetic testing in breast cancer patients, as well as provide tools to allow genetic counseling and testing to be incorporated in their clinical practice.

Newswise: Researcher Identifies Four Hallmarks of Metastasis
Released: 3-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Researcher Identifies Four Hallmarks of Metastasis
University of Kansas Cancer Center

A literature review seeks to summarize the metastatic research landscape and identify the distinguishing features of metastasis. This is the first paper that attempts to define the process in terms of core hallmarks.



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