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NIH renews COBRE grant for Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine

The Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine (KIPM) will continue its mission to improve health care by training physicians and scientists in precision medicine and supporting their research, thanks to a renewed Centers of Biomedical Research...
14-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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KU Cancer Center Researcher Secures $1.4M Grant to Develop Peptide Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Benyi Li, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Urology and member of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, has received a nearly $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a short peptide-based therapy for prostate cancer...
29-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pool Cool Makes Fun in the Sun Safe

Pool Cool is a program designed to educate young people in The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s catchment area on sun safety behaviors.
4-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Look at Ways to Target Early Breast Cancer Progression

A researcher at The University of Kansas Cancer Center has received a $930,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study a new targeted therapy option for people diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
22-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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KU Cancer Center receives $2.4 million grant to foster the next generation of translational scientists

In order to grow and train future clinical and translational scientists, The University of Kansas Cancer Center has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
24-Oct-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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KU Cancer Center receives historic $100 million gift from Sunderland Foundation to support new cancer research and care facility

The University of Kansas Cancer Center has received a $100 million lead gift to build a new, state-of-the-art destination cancer center. This gift is both the largest gift ever given by the Sunderland Foundation and the largest ever received by the...
27-Jun-2023 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Optimizing the Immune System to Beat Cancer

Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy amplifies the immune system’s ability to recognize and kill cancer cells. The first CAR T-cell therapy was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2017. Today, there are 6 FDA-approved...
31-May-2023 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

KU Cancer Center uses art to reach underserved communities

The mural, designed in collaboration with members of organizations in the surrounding urban community, is one part of the The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s broader campaign to increase the participation of minority and underserved...
23-Feb-2023 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Triple-Threat

Triple-negative breast cancer expert Dr. Priyanka Sharma discusses latest research and clinical trial efforts.
18-Jul-2018 1:35 PM EDT

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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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