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.

The UAB Cancer Center presents a program to help patients, survivors and caregivers find peace through creative art.
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.
The Nov. 7 workshop will provide information and resources for lung cancer patients.
The Nov. 15 Lunch and Learn event will provide patients and employers with information about working during cancer treatment.
UAB Hospital has received a 2016 Women’s Choice Award and is named one of America’s Best Breast Centers.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Becker’s Hospital Review ranks the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs in America. 

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. 

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