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

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

February 4, 2016  |  Comments
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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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Gastrointestinal cancer researcher receives $100,000 pilot study grant

Gastrointestinal cancer researcher receives $100,000 pilot study grant

January 22, 2016  |  Comments
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The Masami Horio Memorial Fund awards $100,000 to Scott Kuwada of the UH Cancer Center for gastrointestinal cancer pilot study.

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UH Cancer Center evaluates noni

UH Cancer Center evaluates noni

January 8, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers test if noni extract could potentially help prostate cancer.

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Researchers find four unrelated families share identical mutation of BAP1 gene

Researchers find four unrelated families share identical mutation of BAP1 gene

December 22, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Findings of University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center researcher Michele Carbone and colleagues are published in PLOS Genetics.

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UH Cancer Center receives $45,000 gift from CoolingCancer.org

UH Cancer Center receives $45,000 gift from CoolingCancer.org

December 18, 2015  |  Comments
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The UH Cancer Center celebrated CoolingCancer.org’s $45,000 gift.

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Andrew and Mary Weinberg Foundation supports cancer immunotherapy research at UH Cancer Center

Andrew and Mary Weinberg Foundation supports cancer immunotherapy research at UH Cancer Center

December 1, 2015  |  Comments
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$150,000 gift establishes Andrew and Mary Weinberg Cancer Immunotherapy Fund at the UH Cancer Center.

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UH Cancer Center clinical trial could lead to new bladder cancer drug

UH Cancer Center clinical trial could lead to new bladder cancer drug

November 23, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Bladder cancer drug tested in UH Cancer Center clinical trial gets closer to Food and Drug Administration approval.

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Search commences for director of UH Cancer Center

Search commences for director of UH Cancer Center

November 18, 2015  |  3 Comments
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UH Cancer Center director search process launched with Search Advisory Committee.

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Generous donor asks for cure to breast and all other cancers

Generous donor asks for cure to breast and all other cancers

October 29, 2015  |  Comments
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An anonymous donation to the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center contains memo asking to cure cancer.

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