University of Hawaii System newsletter

Genetic Link to Mesothelioma Discovered

University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center and Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists found that individuals who carry a mutation in a gene called BAP1 are susceptible to developing two forms of cancer.

Cancer Center Receives Grant to Tackle Liver Cancer

Scientists from the UH Cancer Center and The Queen’s Medical Center received a five-year $2.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop novel methods to better detect liver cancer.

Study Finds Cancer Causing Mineral in U.S. Road Gravel

New research by University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center Director Michele Carbone and colleagues shows that erionite minerals in US road gravel increased mesothelioma risk.

Cancer Center Gets $3.58 Million for Mesothelioma Research

The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center has received a $3.58 million gift from an anonymous donor to support the mesothelioma research of Michele Carbone.

Andrea Fleig Honored with Weinman Award

Andrea Fleig, a Mānoa adjunct professor, was honored with the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center’s Weinman Innovator Award.

Exploratory Cancer Research Gets $547K Gift

The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center received a $547,500 anonymous planned gift to provide ongoing funding for early-stage projects in novel and promising areas of study.