Research Priorities - Cancer
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  • Dec 18 2019

The UK College of Public Health, in coordination with UofL and the Kentucky Cancer Consortium, have created a worksite intervention on lung cancer, which targets work sites with predominantly male employees in eight rural and medically underserved counties in southern Kentucky.

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  • Nov 20 2019

Nearly 40 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer will require a mastectomy. For those patients, breast reconstruction surgery is a valuable part of breast cancer care as studies show it improves quality of life, self-esteem and sexuality.

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  • Nov 20 2019

Ten years ago, UK administrators, students, faculty and staff made the decision to become a tobacco-free campus. Since then, the university has become a healthier place to live, work and learn.

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  • Oct 29 2019

This new study will involve public health partners throughout Appalachia, a geographically unique and underserved area that spans 54 counties in Kentucky and 32 counties in Ohio.

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  • Oct 25 2019

The ACTION program offers undergraduates and high schoolers the opportunity to gain cancer research, clinical, outreach and educational experiences in an effort to enrich their interest in a cancer-focused career.

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  • Sep 18 2019

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers provides new insight on targeted therapy for colorectal cancer metastasis.

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  • Sep 16 2019

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is a group of diseases that originates in the ovaries or in the related areas of the fallopian tubes and the peritoneum.

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  • Sep 6 2019

As she battled uterine cancer, alumna Lynda Morris Thomas was surrounded by people who cared about her and were invested in her recovery.

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  • Aug 29 2019

A technology from the University of Kentucky has been selected to be part of THE BRAIN RACE, a global competition to advance innovation in fighting brain tumors.

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  • Aug 19 2019

A new study by University of Kentucky researchers examines breast cancer survivors’ experiences with communicating with their oncology team about employment and work issues.