Beena Thannickal

Beena Thannickal

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Communication Director of the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center

beenat@uab.edu • (205) 975-3967

Covers stories and media requests within cancer research and patient care. Develops and executes internal communications for the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center has been designated a Center of Excellence by the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, making it the only one in the state that holds this designation and can now provide patients access to an international network of specialized physicians.
An O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center scientist presents at a major oncology meeting about a novel artificial intelligence software tool to assist evaluating tumor response in advanced cancers.
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB investigators will present pioneering research at the 56th American Society of Clinical Oncology virtual national meeting.
UAB Women’s Basketball will host the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders for the annual Pink Game on Feb. 15.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama has donated a total of $9.7 million to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center since 1996.    

UAB and Proton International open the first proton therapy center for cancer treatment in Alabama.
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority and lifesaving research.
A new UAB study shows metastatic breast cancer patients treated outside of NCCN guidelines had significantly higher costs.  
Dr. Edward Partridge was selected by the Black Belt Community Foundation as the 2019 Black Belt Legacy Award recipient.
The sixth annual Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer is Saturday, Oct. 19.
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