Tag: UH Cancer Center

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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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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