May 19, 2017
The UAB Cancer Center offers patients with advanced and rare cancer, including those with any stage of pancreatic and brain cancer, the opportunity to have no-cost tumor profiling, and patients may be matched with an appropriate clinical trial or recommend use of an FDA-approved drug.
May 04, 2017
The University of Alabama at Birmingham announces a partnership with Guideway Care to expand the reach of UAB’s proven cancer navigation program, Patient Care Connect, to patients nationally.
April 20, 2017
A new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Fiesta Ball on May 5 will support the work of young cancer research scientists and patient and family services.
At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
Published in Student Experience
Coalesce, a new support group for young adult cancer survivors, kicks off with a drum circle event at Railroad Park on April 15.
Cycliad, a community cycling event, will be held March 25 in Birmingham to benefit cancer patients at UAB.
Failure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.
February 24, 2017
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and UAB kicks it off with an inaugural Colon on the Green event March 3.
February 20, 2017
Published in Faculty Excellence
February 16, 2017
UAB will bring proton therapy, one of the most technically advanced forms of cancer-killing radiation, to Alabama with the new Proton Therapy Center.
February 16, 2017
A UAB study shows specialized treatment sites contribute to better survival rates for those with acute leukemia.
February 03, 2017
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority and life-saving research.
Published in Experiencing the Arts
January 26, 2017
UAB’s innovative Patient Care Connect Program utilizes lay navigation and provides a cost-effective new model for cancer care delivery.
January 23, 2017
A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
January 20, 2017
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a $16 million NCI renewal grant to advance cancer disparities research and reduce mortality rates among underserved populations.
January 13, 2017
A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 26-March 16 to help cancer survivors make healthier lifestyle choices.
January 12, 2017
The new UAB Integrative Medicine Clinic will provide conventional medical care with complementary approaches to tackle the biological, social and spiritual aspects of health and illness.
January 11, 2017
UAB-led Research to appear in American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that linking electronic health records with social determinants of health and environmental measures could help researchers understand the causes of obesity and chronic disease and suggest strategies for addressing the disparities in these conditions.