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O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is among three groups selected nationwide for the Co-Creating Solutions to Address Racism and Disparities in Oncology initiative coordinated by the Center for Health Care Strategies.
G207, an immunotherapy derived from a modified herpes virus is well tolerated in children with gliomas, and shows signs of clinical effectiveness
This digital solution will help doctors offer patients timely genetic testing for hereditary cancer, greater clinical support and counseling, coupled with shorter wait times and more counselors to expand into other clinical areas when needed.
The study points to an adhesive cell surface protein that might be a key element in tackling the resistance to radiation therapy commonly seen in glioblastoma tumors.
Proton International at UAB reached significant milestones in its first year. More than 5,000 treatments have been performed, with most patients getting 30-35 treatments. Some 142 patients have completed therapy.
American Cancer Society Emergency Lodging grants focus on addressing unmet lodging needs of cancer patients, particularly vulnerable populations experiencing an unequal burden of cancer.
Altered epigenetic marks on ribosomal RNAs appear to create a pool of specialized ribosomes that can differentially regulate translation of specific messenger RNA.
The 72-year-old patient was unable to mount her own immune defense against the SARS-CoV-2 virus because of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, which compromises normal immunity and immunoglobulin production.
If these hollow capsules are modified to target a solid tumor, PET imaging and therapeutic ultrasound can be used to rupture them and release an anticancer drug at ground zero.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will hold its 36th annual and first-ever virtual ArtBLINK Gala on Friday, Feb. 5, featuring an online art auction of 20 original pieces from local artists to support cancer research.
Leath, a UAB gynecologic oncologist, professor of medicine and senior scientist, has been named new chair of the Division.
This specialized office at the O’Neal Cancer Center marks its silver anniversary with renewed commitment to reaching the medically underserved and tackling cancer health disparities in the state and surrounding areas.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will host a virtual outreach event Nov. 9 to educate about the disease.
Men in the community will wear pink on Sunday, Oct. 25, to show support for breast cancer awareness at the annual “Real Men Wear Pink” outreach event.
The UAB Medicine O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at Acton Road is expanding services to bring high-quality cancer care to others in the community.
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