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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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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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