Combining two high-powered imaging techniques into a single scanner allows UAB to acquire and study PET and MRI data simultaneously, enabling new opportunities for diagnostic imaging of cancer, the brain and heart.

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

Published in Service to Community

A significant new UAB study published in Cancer shows that key socioeconomic factors, not race, affect survival of younger multiple myeloma patients.   

Published in Focus on Patient Care

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. 

Published in Focus on Patient Care

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. 

Published in Focus on Patient Care
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has initiated a joint call for action from Alabama organizations urging HPV vaccine for children.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
PaintFest America, a nationwide tour engaging cancer communities in the healing power of art, visits UAB on July 14.
Published in Service to Community
BCRFA is accepting proposals for a two-year collaborative breast cancer research award among the UAB Cancer Center, Southern Research and HudsonAlpha.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The partnership will bring a highly effective and precise alternative to traditional radiation therapy for treating cancer and some noncancerous tumors, without many of the side effects that often accompany treatment.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Prostate cancer physicians look to provide personalized medicine to prostate cancer patients with a new medical device.
UAB investigators will present innovative patient-centered research at the American Society of Clinical Oncology national meeting.
Published in Faculty Excellence
The UAB Cancer Center has received a $29 million National Cancer Institute renewal grant and is re-designated as “comprehensive” with an outstanding rating as a leader in advancing cancer research and care.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Madeline Harris and Kristen Noles centered their careers on caring for patients at UAB Hospital; now they celebrate five years of breast cancer survivorship for Noles.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has developed a statewide coalition to increase uptake of HPV vaccinations in Alabama.
Published in Service to Community
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Fiesta Ball will support the work of young cancer research scientists and patient and family services.
Published in Service to Community
Cycliad, a community cycling event, will be held April 24 in Birmingham to benefit cancer patients at UAB.
Published in Service to Community
Greg Kennedy wants to raise the profile of GI surgery division, which he says “is one of the most talented divisions as a group in the United States.”
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB receives American Cancer Society grant to foster early career development in junior faculty conducting cancer research.
Published in Faculty Excellence
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