Author Archive: Nana Ohkawa
A UH Cancer Center researcher receives a $3 million NCI grant to study how natural compounds in ironweed plant extract can be used to treat breast and brain cancers.
Top-scientists from across the nation presented at the cancer symposium, and looked at opportunities for future research collaborations.
HPV vaccination is a powerful tool to prevent genital, anal and other cancers in Hawaiʻi.
The discovery can help researchers create novel targeted therapies potentially reducing deaths from this devastating cancer.
Lana Garmire’s research will identify biomarkers for preeclampsia and breast cancer risks and develop personalized treatments.
UH Cancer Center researchers discovered a novel therapeutic target and treatment strategy for acute myeloid leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
A UH Cancer Center study will research if changes in dietary habits can reduce the amount of fat inside the abdomen to potentially decrease the risk for cancer.
Researchers discover new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung cancer.
UH Mānoa’s Gordon Okimoto’s computational algorithm analyzes genomic data to help diagnose and treat cancer.
The UH Cancer Center honored nearly 100 clinical trial participants during its First Annual H.E.R.O. (Helping Enhance Research in Oncology) event on Saturday, April 16.