Tag: cancer

Compounds show potential in fighting brain and breast cancers

Compounds show potential in fighting brain and breast cancers

July 16, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers discover two chemical compounds that combat growth of brain cancer cells and breast tumors.

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UH Manoa Ohana Welcomes Make-A-Wish Teen

UH Manoa Ohana Welcomes Make-A-Wish Teen

July 15, 2015  |  Comments
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Fifteen-year-old Georgia teen Camron Hulsey was granted her wish to tour the university’s marine biology program.

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Aspirin may delay growth of asbestos-related cancer

Aspirin may delay growth of asbestos-related cancer

July 8, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers find that aspirin may inhibit the growth of mesothelioma.

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Fourth graders raise money for breast cancer research in Hawaiʻi

Fourth graders raise money for breast cancer research in Hawaiʻi

June 5, 2015  |  Comments
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The four local girls honor relatives who survived breast cancer, and are the youngest known donors to the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center.

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Growing rate of liver cancer addressed by first-of-its-kind Hawai‘i cancer team

Growing rate of liver cancer addressed by first-of-its-kind Hawai‘i cancer team

May 14, 2015  |  1 Comment
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A May 22-23 conference will draw liver cancer experts to discuss the latest in treatments and research.

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Melanoma survivors share at UH Cancer Center symposium

Melanoma survivors share at UH Cancer Center symposium

May 1, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center held a symposium to discuss the latest in skin cancer treatment, research and prevention.

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Skin cancer symposium hosted by UH Cancer Center

Skin cancer symposium hosted by UH Cancer Center

April 25, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center holds public symposium on skin cancer research, treatment and prevention.

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Physician honored for commitment to scientific research and medicine

Physician honored for commitment to scientific research and medicine

March 3, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center Professor Jeffrey Berenberg honored with the American College of Physicians’ Laureate Award.

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Rare cancer found in Nevada likely caused by asbestos in nature

Rare cancer found in Nevada likely caused by asbestos in nature

February 12, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers found that southern Nevada counties show high proportions of women and younger residents with an aggressive cancer commonly found in older men exposed to asbestos.

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Local family’s gift will fund pancreatic cancer research in Hawaiʻi

Local family’s gift will fund pancreatic cancer research in Hawaiʻi

January 28, 2015  |  Comments
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Alison Brown-Carvalho donates $50,000 towards UH Cancer Center pancreatic cancer study.

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