Beena Thannickal

Beena Thannickal

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Communication Director of the 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 Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Oak Mountain High School will host the fifth annual Color Run 5K at Oak Mountain State Park on March 17 to raise money for cancer research at UAB.
The Mike Slive Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research awarded the UAB Cancer Center with $150,000 to accelerate prostate cancer research projects.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and UAB kicks it off with a Colon on the Green event.
BCRFA provides close to a million dollars to the UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
A new eight-week FreshStart! program beginning Feb. 1 will help cancer survivors make healthy lifestyle changes.
Proceeds from the annual ArtBLINK Gala support high-priority and life-saving research.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Patient Care Connect Program received a distinguished Innovator Award from the Association of Community Cancer Centers for providing stellar cancer care with cost savings.
A UAB researcher has received a 2017 Susan G. Komen grant to investigate combination drug therapies for HER2-positive breast cancer.
UAB is the first in the country to use novel HyperArc High-Definition Radiotherapy on brain cancer patients.
UAB Hospital has received a 2017 Women’s Choice Award for being one of America’s Best Breast Centers in the United States.
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