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UH Cancer Center researcher receives Fulbright Award

UH Cancer Center researcher receives Fulbright Award

July 7, 2017  |  Comments
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The award will enable researcher Gertraud Maskarinec to research the relation of obesity, type 2 diabetes and breast cancer in Caucasian and Asian women.

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Why some are more susceptible to environmental carcinogens

Why some are more susceptible to environmental carcinogens

June 14, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers found that people carrying BAP1 gene mutations are more susceptible to asbestos, sunlight and other environmental carcinogens.

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Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

April 11, 2017  |  1 Comment
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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.

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Law graduate honored with star treatment from LA Lakers

Law graduate honored with star treatment from LA Lakers

March 30, 2017  |  Comments
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Cancer survivor and William S. Richard School of Law graduate Jamil Newirth became a “Laker for a Day.”

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2013 Nobel Laureate speaks at UH Cancer Center symposium

2013 Nobel Laureate speaks at UH Cancer Center symposium

January 27, 2017  |  Comments
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Top-scientists from across the nation presented at the cancer symposium, and looked at opportunities for future research collaborations.

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Dave Shoji to take leave from team; diagnosed with cancer

Dave Shoji to take leave from team; diagnosed with cancer

December 12, 2016  |  2 Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi head women’s volleyball coach Dave Shoji will take leave from the team due to prostate cancer.

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New driver of aggressive brain cancer discovered by UH Cancer Center researchers

New driver of aggressive brain cancer discovered by UH Cancer Center researchers

November 14, 2016  |  8 Comments
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The discovery can help researchers create novel targeted therapies potentially reducing deaths from this devastating cancer.

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UH Cancer Center researcher awarded $4.5 million to study breast and other cancers

UH Cancer Center researcher awarded $4.5 million to study breast and other cancers

November 2, 2016  |  Comments
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Lana Garmire’s research will identify biomarkers for preeclampsia and breast cancer risks and develop personalized treatments.

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New cancer treatment strategy discovered for acute myeloid leukemia

New cancer treatment strategy discovered for acute myeloid leukemia

November 1, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers discovered a novel therapeutic target and treatment strategy for acute myeloid leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

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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  |  1 Comment
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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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