Community Memorial Hospital seeks vendors
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

 Community Memorial Hospital is seeking vendors for Cheery Cherry Fall Fair. Those wishing to participate should fill out an exhibitor application as ..Read More

HPV Linked to Oral Cancer, Department of Surgery
University of Wisconsin

Doctors are becoming increasingly concerned of strains of the human papillomavirus that can cause cancer. Of the 200 strains of HPV, only nine are lin..Read More

SwedishAmerican Investing $130 Million into Downtown Rockford Hospital Campus
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, is expanding its excellence in health care by investing $130 million to construct a new state-of-the art wom..Read More

New Study Quadruples Known Genetic Risk Factors for Fuchs Dystrophy
Case Western Reserve University

Bottom Line: Researchers discovered three novel genetic mutations associated with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, the most common corneal disorde..Read More

Indications of Early-Onset CRC
Cornell University

Manish A. Shah, M.D., director of gastrointestinal oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, spoke to OncLive about his researc..Read More

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine
Cornell University

Nurse extraordinaire Sandra Allen-Bard Sandy Allen-Bard is a leukemia nurse practitioner in the Weill Cornell Leukemia Program. She lives on the Upper..Read More

Tragically Hip honoured for contributions to brain cancer research
Queen's University

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) honoured the Tragically Hip for their contributions to brain cancer research, and presented the band with a co..Read More

Michael Caligiuri, MD, Assumes Presidency of American Association for Cancer Research
The Ohio state University

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and chief executive officer of the Arthur G. James Cancer ..Read More

News digest – boosting lung cancer survival, a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours, crisps, air pollution and… go vegan?
University of Cambridge

Early findings suggest that people with cancer could be at a higher risk of suicide than those without the disease, according to the Guardian. Cancer ..Read More

Undergraduate Student in the Kashatus Lab receives Rotary Fellowship to continue her research at Cambridge!
UVA

Ashley Ferguson will study at the University of Cambridge’s Medical Research Council Cancer Unit with a Rotary Global Grant next year. “Ferguson is re..Read More

Carolina Honors Nine Individuals and Groups for Public Service
UNC Global

Community-based services for the elderly, pro bono legal assistance and a refugee health program were some of the projects recognized at the Universit..Read More

UR Medical Center Board Honors Top Staff with Excellence Awards
University of Rochester

Ten individuals and four teams were honored by the University of Rochester Medical Center Board on Jan. 17 for their dedication, service and outstandi..Read More

Two UGA Honors students named 2017 Goldwater Scholars
University of Georgia

 University of Georgia juniors and Honors Program students Morgan Gibbs and Mallory Harris are among 240 students across the nation to be recognized a..Read More

UTA supports community with The Big Event
University of Texas at Arlington

More than 1,300 students, faculty and staff from The University of Texas at Arlington will help residents and communities across Dallas and Fort Worth..Read More

Michael Caligiuri, MD
The Ohio State University

Greetings! I am proud to announce that Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and CEO of the Jame..Read More

Wendy McGinnis interviewed in Scholars-in-Training Vodcast for the Radiation Research Society
Oregon Health & Science University

Wendy McGinnis interviewed in SIT (Scholars-in-Training) Vodcast for the Radiation Research Society. Ms. McGinnis describes her work on the effects on..Read More

U students to showcase medical innovations and vie for cash prizes at annual Bench-to-Bedside event
University of Utah

After six months of research, problem-solving and light-bulb moments of inspiration, the innovations are ready to be unveiled. On Monday, more than 35..Read More

Rare Disease Day at Scottish Parliament
The University of Edinburgh

, with Cabinet Secretary Shona Robison and Professor Stuart Ralston, CGEM, who spoke about the TOPAZ Trial for patients with Osteogenesis imperfecta a..Read More

New technology that could detect cancer faster and more accurately wins a Royal Society Innovation Award
The Royal Society

Professor Chris Phillips, from Imperial College London who has developed Digistain a non-intrusive, faster and more accurate way of detecting cancer r..Read More

Dr. Bruce Christiansen Provides Expertise on Oklahoma Programs for Tobacco Cessation
University of Wisconsin

An article on the public health impact of tobacco use in Oklahoma quoted Bruce Christiansen, MA, PhD, senior scientist, General Internal Medicine and ..Read More

Fourth Annual GillingsX Talks Showcased Students’
UNC Global

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health gave presentations about their global health..Read More

A drug called Kisqali for Breast Cancer
University of Cambridge

  The first experiments of Astex, a start-up company founded by Tom Blundell, Chris Abell and Harren Jhoti, were carried out in the Department of Bioc..Read More

Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Award Recipients
Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Awards recognize promising young cancer researchers presenting outstanding proffered papers relatin..Read More

Where CRI Funds
Northwestern Medicine

Checkpoint immunotherapies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 have been approved for multiple cancers. However, there are many types of cancer that have yet to..Read More

Scientific Excellence rewarded at WIMM Day
University of Oxford

Congratulations to all our prize winners at this year’s WIMM Day. We were delighted to award Mike Barnkob, a DPhil student with Prof Vincenzo Cerundol..Read More

New computer program detects cancer by blood sampling
UCLA

UCLA researchers, working with colleagues at the University of Southern California, have developed a computer program to detect cancer based on chemic..Read More

Carbone Cancer Center Joins National Colorectal Cancer Screening Effort
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

Colorectal cancer screening is proven to save lives, but rates in rural Wisconsin and among people in the Native American, African-American, Hmong and..Read More

U of M Health Science Response to Proposed NIH Funding Cuts
University of Minnesota

The budget proposal announced last week was a wake-up call for the health sciences. While it is true that presidential budget proposals are only a fir..Read More

Attend Half-Day Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Conference
The Ohio State University

A free half-day conference focused on providing the most relevant information to head and neck cancer patients, families and caregivers will be held S..Read More

Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings Offered
The Ohio State University

The James will offer free head and neck cancer screenings on Friday, April 7 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the head and neck clinic located on the fifth flo..Read More

New partnership launches Carolina Hepatitis Academic Mentorship Program
UNC

 The North Carolina Division of Public Health, Duke University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have partnered t..Read More

Pitt Researchers Awarded for Cancer Discoveries
University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh faculty members and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) researchers, Yuan Chang, M.D., and Patrick S. Moore, M.D..Read More

V Scholar Award in cancer research;
Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation for Cancer Research to apply for their V Scholar Award, a program designed to identify, retain and further t..Read More

Uncorking a Wine-Related Cancer Treatment, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Resveratrol — that intriguing substance that seems to make red wine heart-healthy — is being proposed for clinical trials later this year ag..Read More

Wisconsin Partnership Awards New Grants
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Scientists with ideas for improving cancer care and for reducing radiation exposure from CT scans were among those receiving New Investigato..Read More

Proactive Fertility Preservation, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Men facing a diagnosis of testicular cancer should take a few days to consider how to preserve their fertility before launching into chemoth..Read More

Unusual Compound Seeks and Destroys Cancerous Tumors
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Imagine a compound that can both detect and treat nearly 50 different kinds of cancerous tumors, irradiating them from the inside out.   Res..Read More

Mending a Broken Heart With Stem Cells
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — A little more than a year after University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists showed they could turn skin cells back into stem cells, they have..Read More

Secondhand Smoke Still Prevalent in Wisconsin Workplace
University of Wisconsin

One in five Wisconsin workers is employed in workplaces that still allow smoking, according to a report issued today by the UW Carbone Cancer Center. ..Read More

UW Cancer Doctor Gets Leukemia Grant
University of Wisconsin

A UW Health pediatric cancer specialist will receive a $330,000 grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation for research into the causes of acute myeloid..Read More

DeLuca Named UW-Madison Provost
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — Paul M. DeLuca Jr., vice dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), was named the u..Read More

New MRI Technique Could Mean Fewer Breast Biopsies
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — A University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineer and colleagues have developed a method that, applied in MRI scans of the br..Read More

Stimulus Funds Strengthen UW-Madison Research
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — The University of Wisconsin-Madison's nearly $840 million research portfolio, one of the top three in the country, will become ev..Read More

UW Cancer Researcher Takes Leadership Role with Oncology Group, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — A University of Wisconsin cancer researcher has been appointed to a leadership role for a prestigious coalition of cancer centers..Read More

Restless Legs Syndrome is no Joke for Sufferers
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — They say it's like spiders crawling up and down your legs.   Or like a tingling wave that never stops.   That's how many sufferer..Read More

Mouse Study Sheds Light on Hearing Loss in Older Adults
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Becoming "hard of hearing" is a standard but unfortunate part of aging: A syndrome called age-related hearing loss affects about ..Read More

Tobacco Researchers Earn Federal Grant for Smoking Cessation Study
University of Wisconsin

  The grant announcement comes on a day when the Centers for Disease Control released new figures showing the number of adults who smoke has increased..Read More

Wisconsin Scientists Assemble Puzzle of Red Blood Cell Genes
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - A complete picture of all genes involved in the formation of red blood cells - and the way the genes work with key proteins - is ..Read More

Wisconsin Study Ties Lower Hormone Use to Fewer Breast Cancer Cases
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Decreased use of post-menopausal hormones likely accounts for more than 40 percent of a dramatic, one-year decline in breast canc..Read More

Researchers Eliminate Cervical Cancer in Mice with FDA-Approved Drugs
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have eliminated cervical cancer in mice with two ..Read More