News/Events

2/4/2016

Patient Stomps Out Kidney Cancer Thanks to IL-2 Treatment, Healthy Living

Patient Stomps Out Kidney Cancer Thanks to IL-2 Treatment, Healthy Living Janet Fatika believes it's her dedication to staying active that's helped herovercome some big health obstacles. In March of 2015, Fatika was diagnosed withkidney cancer.

2/2/2016

Mahoney Named Permanent Chair of UC's Department of Radiology

Mary Mahoney, MD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Radiology,effective Tuesday, Feb. 2.

1/29/2016

Cancer Team Awarded Grant to Study Mutation Panel for Personalized Therapy

A team led by Scott Langevin, PhD, was awarded a $146,693 grant from the ElsaU. Pardee Foundation to study a mutation sequencing panel for patients withhead and neck cancer.

1/26/2016

'Transitions in Cancer Survivorship Care' Conference March 12

The UC Cancer Institute is hosting the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Research andBest Practice Conference, titled "Transitions in Cancer Survivorship Care,"March. 12.

1/19/2016

Pilot Grants Target Childhood Cancer, Kidney Cancer Metastasis to the Brain

Two researchers received $100,000 in pilot grants--$50,000 each--from the UCBrain Tumor Center's Molecular Therapeutics Program.

1/4/2016

Focus On Research With Jiajie Diao, PhD

Jiajie Diao, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Cancer Biologywho is developing a type of microscope to detect early stage cancer.

12/8/2015

Medical Scientist Training Program Student Wins ASH Award

Katelyn Melgarr eceived a 2015 Minority Graduate Student Abstract AchievementAward from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) .

11/30/2015

Patient Diagnosed With Same Cancer as Husband, Both Begin Chemo on Same Day

Patricia Lenox is part of the second couple UC's Olugbenga Olowokure has seenfighting pancreatic cancer together.