UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
PaintFest America, a nationwide tour engaging cancer communities in the healing power of art, visits UAB on July 14.
BCRFA is accepting proposals for a two-year collaborative breast cancer research award among the UAB Cancer Center, Southern Research and HudsonAlpha.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has developed a statewide coalition to increase uptake of HPV vaccinations in Alabama.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Fiesta Ball will support the work of young cancer research scientists and patient and family services.
Cycliad, a community cycling event, will be held April 24 in Birmingham to benefit cancer patients at UAB.
April 01, 2016
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.”
UAB receives American Cancer Society grant to foster early career development in junior faculty conducting cancer research.
March 04, 2016
Oak Mountain High School will host the third annual Color Run 5K at Oak Mountain State Park on March 12 to raise money for cancer research at UAB.
March 04, 2016
Research study conducted at UAB shows that weekly dosage of paclitaxel versus three-week treatment does not prolong progression-free survival in patients with ovarian cancer.
March 01, 2016
UAB has joined forces with the American Cancer Society in the “80 by 18” initiative to actively promote colorectal cancer screening among its employees.
February 23, 2016
Research on using patient navigation as a means to increase participation of minorities in clinical trials is among this year’s top clinical cancer research advances.
February 16, 2016
BCRFA continues to provide substantial gifts to UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
February 15, 2016
Measure of Mpl gene expression reveals a heterogonous population of leukemia stem cells: one group leukemic and the other group non-leukemic.