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UH Cancer Center studies best way to reduce abdominal fat to lower cancer risk

UH Cancer Center studies best way to reduce abdominal fat to lower cancer risk

September 6, 2016  |  Comments
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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.

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Cancer treatment algorithm developed by UH Cancer Center

Cancer treatment algorithm developed by UH Cancer Center

August 9, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Gordon Okimoto’s computational algorithm analyzes genomic data to help diagnose and treat cancer.

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Make-A-Wish teen shoots hoops and dons white coat at UH Mānoa

Make-A-Wish teen shoots hoops and dons white coat at UH Mānoa

July 29, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa students, faculty and staff give Alyssa a full day of aloha.

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Dr. Randall F. Holcombe approved as next UH Cancer Center director

Dr. Randall F. Holcombe approved as next UH Cancer Center director

May 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Dr. Randall F. Holcombe has been recommended to the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents to be the UH Cancer Center director.

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Biochemist at UH Hilo looks for clues to cure cancer

Biochemist at UH Hilo looks for clues to cure cancer

May 4, 2016  |  Comments
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Assistant Professor Li Tao is doing research into the mechanisms of cell division that will provide clues for cancer treatment.

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Clinical trial participants honored at UH Cancer Center H.E.R.O.

Clinical trial participants honored at UH Cancer Center H.E.R.O.

April 22, 2016  |  Comments
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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.

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UH researchers address military risk factors associated with cancer with $3M grants

UH researchers address military risk factors associated with cancer with $3M grants

March 30, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The UH Cancer Center and John A. Burns School of Medicine researchers were awarded 3 out of only 45 United States Department of Defense grants.

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UH West Oahu student research projects advance the study of anti-cancer drugs

UH West Oahu student research projects advance the study of anti-cancer drugs

March 9, 2016  |  Comments
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UH West Oʻahu students Christine Baltazar and Rebecca Oshiro recently completed the first Kikaha Undergraduate Research Projects.

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World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaiʻi

World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaiʻi

February 4, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The Hawaiʻi HPV Immunization Improvement Project points to reasons why the vaccine rate has remained low in the state among boys and decreased in recent years among girls.

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Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking cigarettes

Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking cigarettes

January 25, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to new UH Cancer Center study

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