Tag: UH Cancer Center

World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

November 29, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS will lead discussions updating local efforts to prevent, treat and cure AIDS.

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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 reaches major milestones and welcomes new director

UH Cancer Center reaches major milestones and welcomes new director

November 7, 2016  |  Comments
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The UH Cancer Center welcomed its new director, Randall Holcombe and celebrated UH Cancer Center Day proclamation.

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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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Budget request funds key initiatives

Budget request funds key initiatives

October 31, 2016  |  Comments
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Proposals include funding for 21st century facilities, graduation initiative and innovation initiative.

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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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Randall F. Holcombe approved as next UH Cancer Center director

Randall F. Holcombe approved as next UH Cancer Center director

May 27, 2016  |  Comments
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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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