• Article
  • Feb 8 2023

After discovering that pediatric brain cancer incidence rates were higher among children in Appalachia, Markey Cancer Center's Eric Durbin launched a number of research projects to try to uncover the cause.

  • Article
  • Jan 31 2023

A University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center program is training the next generation of cancer researchers and healthcare providers to take on the region’s cancer burden.

  • Article
  • Jan 27 2023

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is working to address cancer disparities in communities of color through inclusive outreach and engagement.

  • Article
  • Jan 10 2023

A new University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center study highlights the need for increased outreach and education to reduce colorectal cancer screening disparities in Black communities.

  • Article
  • Dec 13 2022

Three University of Kentucky researchers presented their work in November at an academic bioscience showcase in New Orleans called BIO on the BAYOU.

  • Article
  • Dec 7 2022

The American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant (IRG) is intended to help junior faculty establish and advance cancer research programs.

  • Article
  • Nov 15 2022

Markey Cancer Center researchers Jessica Burris, Melinda Ickes and Shyanika Rose are addressing high rates of tobacco use with innovative studies and tactics.

  • Video
  • Oct 25 2022

In the final installment of the "I Am A UK Innovator" series Ming-Yuan Chih, Ph.D., describes a mobile health app he developed with his team to help bone marrow transplant patients during their recovery.

  • Article
  • Oct 19 2022

The Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program has received a five-year grant renewal — making this program over two decades old at the University of Kentucky.

  • Article
  • Oct 7 2022

The Alliance for Equity in Cancer Care is designed to make cancer care more equitable by helping patients living in underserved communities receive timely access to high-quality, culturally responsive care.