Research Priorities - Cancer
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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 17 2019

Despite the leaps and advances made in cancer treatments over the past few decades, sometimes patients still discover that they’ve exhausted all other available options.

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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.

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  • Aug 13 2019

This summer, high school students from Appalachian Kentucky spent five weeks at UK gathering real-life experience in oncology training and research as part of the UK Markey Cancer Center's successful ACTION Program.

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  • Jul 23 2019

A new study by Markey researchers shows a higher mortality rate for prostate cancer among men from Appalachian Kentucky compared to men from non-Appalachian Kentucky.

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  • Jun 13 2019

Aime Kunes decided to participate in a health research study because she wanted to learn more about the process of research. With a Ph.D. in psychology and a background in neurofeedback, she was planning to conduct her own research and felt it was important to understand the experience of a participant.

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  • Jun 12 2019

A new public health initiative supported by $11 million in funding from the National Cancer Institute aims to address the burden of cervical cancer incidence and mortality in Appalachia.