Beena Thannickal

Beena Thannickal

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Cancer research and patient care

A significant new UAB study published in Cancer shows that key socioeconomic factors, not race, affect survival of younger multiple myeloma patients.   

With 12 associates, the UAB Health System Cancer Community Network integrates patients, collaboration and community to change the way cancer care is delivered in the region. 

Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has initiated a joint call for action from Alabama organizations urging HPV vaccine for children.
UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
PaintFest America, a nationwide tour engaging cancer communities in the healing power of art, visits UAB on July 14.
BCRFA is accepting proposals for a two-year collaborative breast cancer research award among the UAB Cancer Center, Southern Research and HudsonAlpha.
A workshop is set to provide information and resources for MDS patients and families June 25.
UAB investigators will present innovative patient-centered research at the American Society of Clinical Oncology national meeting.
The UAB Cancer Center has received a $29 million National Cancer Institute renewal grant and is re-designated as “comprehensive” with an outstanding rating as a leader in advancing cancer research and care.
 
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