Cancer
  • Article
  • May 23 2022

Childhood cancer rates in Kentucky appear to be higher than the national rates for several cancer types. The UK Markey Cancer Center provides leading care to children in Kentucky, identifying new mechanisms causing these cancers and developing new treatment modalities.

  • Blog
  • May 10 2022

This blog is written by B. Mark Evers, M.D., director of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, in recognition of National Cancer Research Month.

  • Article
  • Apr 14 2022

The UK Markey Cancer Center joins Caris' extensive network of leading cancer institutions committed to utilizing clinical data to advance patient care and outcomes.

  • Article
  • Mar 31 2022

There is evidence that liquid biopsies obtained from a blood sample have the potential to replace tumor biopsies requiring patients to undergo a surgical procedure.

  • Article
  • Mar 29 2022

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Foundation received a $1 million gift to create the world’s first distinguished professorship in neuroendocrine tumor (NET) research.

  • Podcast
  • Mar 25 2022

In this “Research Made Possible” podcast, Nancy Schoenberg, Ph.D., shares what drives her work on diabetes and cancer in rural communities across Kentucky.

  • Article
  • Feb 21 2022

University of Kentucky and UK HealthCare experts will be featured in a three-part series by Kentucky Educational TV (KET) that examines the causes, impact and new developments in the treatment of lung disease in Kentucky.

  • Article
  • Feb 18 2022

UK HealthCare announced a historic $10 million gift from Central Bank to support expanded patient care at Markey Cancer Center, the largest in UK HealthCare history.

  • Article
  • Feb 9 2022

The laboratory of Christine Brainson is defining new potential therapy options for two molecular subtypes of lung cancer.

  • Article
  • Feb 4 2022

A new photo exhibition encourages 25 high school and UK undergraduates to consider determinants of cancer and visualize the effects that cancer has on their families or communities.