Tag: UH Cancer Center

Generous donor asks for cure to breast and all other cancers

Generous donor asks for cure to breast and all other cancers

October 29, 2015  |  Comments
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An anonymous donation to the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center contains memo asking to cure cancer.

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Genetic variants for colorectal cancer identified

Genetic variants for colorectal cancer identified

October 22, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The discovery by UH Cancer Center researchers will help identify high-risk individuals who should be prioritized for colonoscopy screening.

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UH Cancer Center awarded $5.5 million to address health disparities among Pacific Islanders

UH Cancer Center awarded $5.5 million to address health disparities among Pacific Islanders

October 14, 2015  |  Comments
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The UH Cancer Center awarded grant to support ongoing partnership with the University of Guam, addressing cancer health disparities among Pacific Islanders.

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UH researcher’s book addresses, analyzes Ebola epidemic

UH researcher’s book addresses, analyzes Ebola epidemic

September 30, 2015  |  Comments
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Felix Ikuomola recounts real-life experiences while analyzing influences in spread of Ebola.

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Metal-based compound shows promise for kidney cancer patients

Metal-based compound shows promise for kidney cancer patients

September 23, 2015  |  2 Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi researcher Joe Ramos developed a promising metal-based compound that destroys kidney cancer cells, while leaving normal cells unharmed.

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$2.7 million grant funds liver cancer prevention study

$2.7 million grant funds liver cancer prevention study

August 27, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center’s Wei Jia will research how gut bacteria can damage the liver and eventually promote the development of fibrosis and liver cancer.

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2011 Nobel Prize winner to speak at UH Cancer Center symposium

2011 Nobel Prize winner to speak at UH Cancer Center symposium

August 17, 2015  |  Comments
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Bruce Beutler, the 2011 Nobel Prize winner in medicine, will speak at the Bridging the Cancer World Symposium on Thursday, August 20.

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Compounds show potential in fighting brain and breast cancers

Compounds show potential in fighting brain and breast cancers

July 16, 2015  |  1 Comment
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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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Aspirin may delay growth of asbestos-related cancer

Aspirin may delay growth of asbestos-related cancer

July 8, 2015  |  1 Comment
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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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