Yang’s research focuses on a new class of drug – PARP inhibitors – that interfere with a cancer cell’s ability to repair DNA damage, hastening cell death.
The UAB community came out to support the CPS-3, becoming the largest single site enrollment in the U.S. with 1,209 participants.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the BCRFA and other organizations are hosting several local events.
Clinicians will collaborate with local physicians, offering patients updated treatment recommendations and access to cutting-edge research.
Originally built in 1975, the Wallace Tumor Institute is the hub of the Comprehensive Cancer Center’s research and administrative enterprise.
On Friday, August 23, 2013, the Comprehensive Cancer Center will officially celebrate the grand opening of the recently renovated Wallace Tumor Institute.
The American Cancer Society is conducting the Cancer Prevention Study-3; enrollment is coming to UAB this fall.
Louise Chow, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and senior scientist at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, was elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences for excellence in original scientific research.
Biomarkers could tailor preventative or therapeutic aspirin regimens by predicting patients’ response.