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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

A Persistent Pioneer in Breast Cancer Research

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Dr. Carol Fabian honored for her work changing the odds for women with breast cancer and those at increased risk for the disease.
16-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pinpointing the Chromosomal Creation of Cancer

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Yoshiaki Azuma, Ph.D., is analyzing the role of enzyme Topo II and how its functions may show how cancer mutations are born.
19-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

From a Cotton Seed to a Potential Cancer Drug

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KU Cancer Center researchers Liang Xu, Ph.D., and Kristi Neufeld, Ph.D. are studying gossypol, a natural compound currently going through early phase clinical trials for prostate cancer.
12-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Linking Cancer and Polycystic Kidney Disease

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NIH grant will help create Kansas PKD Research and Translation Core Center
14-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST 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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