A key Leukemia & Lymphoma Society grant will provide an opportunity for a UAB researcher to develop a new immunotherapy treatment approach for the leukemia most prevalent in Western countries.
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An Alabama woman asked her primary care physician one question that may have saved her life — is it time for me to have a mammogram?
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A fight with breast cancer has brought Odenville Elementary teachers Meg Lowry and Michelle Simmons closer as they learn the disease is “not your grandmother’s story anymore.”
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Almost 100 people have signed up for the annual Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Yvonne Akins, a mentor and friend to many at UAB for 42 years.
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A workshop is set to provide information and resources for MDS patients and families June 25.
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Prostate cancer physicians look to provide personalized medicine to prostate cancer patients with a new medical device.
Part of the challenge is to do a better job of helping patients make their own, well-informed choices.
Measure of Mpl gene expression reveals a heterogonous population of leukemia stem cells: one group leukemic and the other group non-leukemic.
The Nov. 10 workshop will provide information and resources for lung cancer patients.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center ranked as one of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs in America.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A drug derived from female hormones that may help soldiers survive major blood loss on a battlefield will undergo first human testing at UAB.
Wrong shipment of mice led to estrogen breakthrough in trauma survival.
UAB researcher reports that brentuximab vedotin may be effective therapy for older patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma who cannot tolerate standard therapy.
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New UAB research demonstrates social factors that determine survival of younger patients with AML and present opportunities to improve outcomes.
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UAB offers two national clinical trials with customized treatment for lung cancer patients.
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Elevated PARP1 polymerase in HER2+ breast cancer may confer susceptibility to PARP inhibitor drugs.
Internationally renowned husband and wife cancer researchers join UAB and showcase its  recruitment muscle

Weakened immune systems due to diseases like cancer cause increased risk of severe complications from the flu virus — experts advise vaccine shot, not mist.

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PNP Therapeutics, UAB and Southern Research Institute work abolishes otherwise unmanageable human cancers in preclinical rodent studies.

Biomarkers could tailor preventative or therapeutic aspirin regimens by predicting colorectal cancer patients’ response.
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