Tag: cancer

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  |  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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