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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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Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

August 24, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers discover new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung 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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Dr. Randall F. Holcombe approved as next UH Cancer Center director

Dr. Randall F. Holcombe approved as next UH Cancer Center director

May 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Dr. Randall F. Holcombe has been recommended to the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents to be the UH Cancer Center director.

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Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research awarded

Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research awarded

May 16, 2016  |  Comments
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The 2016 Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research was awarded to Brian W. Bowen, Loïc Le Marchand and Kristin Pauker.

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2016 legislature budget recap by VP Kalbert Young

2016 legislature budget recap by VP Kalbert Young

May 5, 2016  |  4 Comments
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Kalbert Young, UH vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer, shares his analysis of the 2016 legislative session.

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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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Joe Ramos appointed UH Cancer Center interim associate director

Joe Ramos appointed UH Cancer Center interim associate director

April 22, 2016  |  Comments
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Joe W. Ramos has been appointed interim associate director of the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center

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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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The economic value of the John A. Burns School of Medicine and University of Hawaii Cancer Center

The economic value of the John A. Burns School of Medicine and University of Hawaii Cancer Center

March 20, 2016  |  Comments
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The John A. Burns School of Medicine and the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, collectively, generated $510.6 million in total added income to Oʻahu’s economy in fiscal year 2015.

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