Research Priorities - Cancer
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  • Mar 12 2024

A recent University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center study published in PNAS uncovers a critical pathway involved in immune evasion by breast cancer cells.

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  • Feb 23 2024

A new University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center study published in JCO Precision Oncology demonstrates a feasible way to expand germline genetic testing for patients with cancer.

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  • Jan 26 2024

A University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researcher has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study a newly discovered enzyme linked to lung cancer progression.

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  • Jan 11 2024

The findings, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, provide valuable guidance for doctors regarding how long and how often to monitor ovarian cysts.

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  • Dec 13 2023

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center recently held a research symposium to honor the remarkable career of Daret St. Clair, Ph.D., who is retiring after 32 years of dedicated service.

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  • Dec 6 2023

Offered by Markey Cancer Center, the Markey STRONG Scholars Program gives students from underrepresented groups opportunities to get hands-on experience in a supportive learning environment.

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  • Nov 29 2023

Two recent studies led by UK Markey Cancer Center researcher Nathan Vanderford, Ph.D., provide insight on the connection between education levels and cancer rates in Appalachian Kentucky.

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  • Nov 15 2023

One University of Kentucky researcher is working to develop new techniques for radiation treatment to improve survival rates of patients with a specific type of cancer.

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  • Oct 27 2023

Ka-wing Fong, Ph.D., and Eric Rellinger, M.D., were named V Scholars by the V Foundation for Cancer Research and will each receive $600,000 to fund their individual cancer research projects.

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  • Oct 24 2023

A recent article published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention documents Cancer InFocus' development.