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December 26, 2018
Carbone receives science and technology award

December 18, 2018
UH Cancer Center study shows Japanese Americans are predisposed to excess body fat

December 14,2018
10th Annual Weinman Symposium

December 14,2018
8th Annual Quest for a Cure: Progress in Cancer Research

November 21, 2018
UH Cancer Center researcher awarded $1.4M for e-cigarette research

November 5, 2018
UH Cancer Center researchers recognized for community-based cancer research contributions

November 2, 2018
UH Cancer Center coordinated breast cancer clinical trials may improve routine care

September 25, 2018
Muller Fabbri highlights cancer research funding on The West Wing Weekly

October 30, 2018
Study discovers longer patient survival rates in mesothelioma patients with hereditary mutations

October 29, 2018
Laurence N. Kolonel Endowed Research Professorship

September 20, 2018
World-renowned scholar honored with UH Cancer Center emeritus professorship

September 20, 2018
New researcher joins UH Cancer Center faculty

September 19, 2018
Melissa Merritt makes Nature's 'The world at their feet' list

July 18, 2018
New studies show daily aspirin use reduces ovarian cancer risk and improves survival after diagnosis

July 16, 2018
UH Cancer Center celebrates critical national designation

July 3, 2018
UH Cancer Center renews NCI designation

June 7, 2018
UH Cancer Center partners with nation's top cancer centers to endorse goal of eliminating HPV-related cancers in the U.S.

May 22, 2018
Graduate student wins multiple awards for sepsis research

May 15, 2018
UH Cancer Center scientists recognized for international mesothelioma research impact

May 14, 2018
UH Cancer Center's Hawai`i Tumor Registry Awarded $1.8M

May 7, 2018
UH Cancer Center researcher, Carol Boushey, honored for contribution to foods and nutrition fields

April 14, 2018
Expert medical imager joins UH Cancer Center

April 10, 2018
3D Scanners Give New Insight to Body Shape and Health

March 16, 2018
New Findings on Type 2 Diabetes and Colorectal Cancer Survival Rates

March 7, 2018
UH Cancer Center researcher recognized with Endowed Chair

February 21, 2018
The future of cancer prevention and patient care

January 11, 2018
Promising cancer research earns Manoa student a Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship


December 27, 2017
New understanding of how cancer spreads

December 7, 2017
Nobel laureate wins Weinman award at UH Cancer Center symposium

November 15, 2017
UH Cancer Center postdoctoral fellow receives Italian Scientists Award

September 30, 2017
UH Cancer Center Addresses Lung Cancer at 7th Annual Quest for a Cure

September 21, 2017
UH Cancer Center Addresses Most Common Cancer in Men in Hawaii at 4th Annual Prostate Cancer Forum

August 16, 2017
Finding Potentially Improves Standard Mesothelioma Treatment

August 3, 2017
Summer Interns Conduct Cancer Research in Hawaii

July 28, 2017
Study Finds High-Quality Diet Related to Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

July 28, 2017
Study Finds High-Quality Diet Can Reduce Internal Body Fat

July 17, 2017
Teens and Young Adults Have Greater Risk of Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes If They Use E-Cigarettes

July 13, 2017
A Cup of Coffee May Help You Live Longer

July 11, 2017
The UH Cancer Center's New Certified Clinical Research Professionals

July 7, 2017
UH Cancer Center Researcher Receives Fulbright Award to Study Breast Cancer in Caucasian and Asian Women

July 5, 2017
Discovery of Metabolic Alterations Caused by BAP1 Gene Mutations

June 22, 2017
Dr Charles Rosser wins best poster at American Urological Association meeting

June 14, 2017
Dr Michele Carbone and team discover why some people are more susceptible to environmental carcinogens

June 2, 2017
UH Cancer Center researchers found high mortality due to cancer associated sepsis in Native Hawaiians

May 23, 2017
UH Cancer Center pilot study to improve colon cancer screening and prevention for native Hawaiian men

April 11, 2017
Researcher awarded $3m to study cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

March 15, 2017
UH Cancer Center physician receives national extraordinary service award

February 17, 2017
External advisory committee makes annual visit

February 8, 2017
Directors welcome

February 7, 2017
Lung cancer is leading cause of cancer deaths in Hawaii

January 27, 2017
8th annual weinman symposium

January 17, 2017
The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy: Pharmaceutical Sciences Symposium

January 11, 2017
NCI designated cancer centers endorse updated HPV vaccination recommendations


December 20, 2016
New bladder cancer test may help with early detection

December 16, 2016
Governor Ige pledges support for the UH Cancer Center

December 14, 2016
UH Cancer Center addresses new state cancer plan priorities

December 1, 2016
Study examines high rate of rare mesothelioma among young women in eastern China

November 14, 2016
UH Cancer Center researcher finds new driver of an aggressive form of brain cancer

November 9, 2016
Researchers Discover Genes that Contribute to Growth of a Rare and Aggressive Cancer

November 7, 2016
UH Cancer Center Reaches Major Milestones and Welcomes New Director

November 1, 2016
New Cancer Treatment Strategy Discovered for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

October 26, 2016
Researcher Awarded $4.5 Million to Study Breast Cancer and Other Cancers

October 21, 2016
Star Advertiser| Name in the News: Dr. Randall Holcombe

October 20, 2016
Top Oncologists Honored at UH Cancer Center Appreciation Dinner

October 11, 2016
$50,000 Gift Inspired by Father Funds Cancer Research

September 21, 2016
6th Annual Quest for a Cure

September 6, 2016
UHCancer Center Studies Best Way to Reduce Abdominal Fat to Lower Cancer Risk

August 21, 2016
Smokers with Newly Discovered Genetic Markers Have Higher Lung Cancer Risk

August 9, 2016
Researchers Develop Algorithm to Find Precise Cancer Treatments for Patients

August 8, 2016
New E-cigarette Regulations Begin

July 20, 2016
Remembering U.S. Rep. K. Mark Takai

June 30, 2016
UH Cancer Center Hosts Cancer Moonshot Summit

June 15, 2016
UH Cancer Center Interns are Future Hawai'i Cancer Research and Medical Workforce

June 7, 2016
UH Cancer Center Researchers Receive More Than 5.5 Million R01 NCI Grants

June 3, 2016
20 Million Potential Donation to UH Cancer Center

June 2, 2016
Fifth Graders Raise More than $4,000 for Cancer Research in Hawai'i

May 31, 2016
In Memory of Jimmy Borges Award Winning Hawai'i Singer and Actor

May 24, 2016
Recruitment for New Hula Study to Help Women Cancer Survivors Increase Physical Activity

May 6, 2016
UH Cancer Center Researchers Use Big Data to Discover Potential Cancer Biomarkers

May 5, 2016
Governor Ige Shows UH Cancer Center Support

May 2, 2016
Regents Medal for Excellence in Research

April 22, 2016
UH Cancer Center H.E.R.O. event honors clinical trial participants

April 21, 2016
Newly appointed UH Cancer Center interim associate director

April 15, 2016
Hawai'i Tumor Registry awarded for high performance and celebrates national cancer registrars week

April 5, 2016
The economic value of the John A. Burns School of Medicine and University of Hawai'i Cancer Center

March 30, 2016
UH Cancer Center and Jabsom researchers receive United States Department of Defense awards totalling $3 million

February 19, 2016
Chosen as one of the ten most impacftul publications in 2015

February 9, 2016
UH Cancer Center joins more than 185 signers for national cancer moonshot thank you letter

February 5, 2016
World cancer day 2016 new study points to why hpv vaccination rates are low in Hawai'i

January 25, 2016
Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking cigarettes

January 21, 2016
UH Cancer Center researcher awarded $100,000 for gastrointestinal pilot study

January 13, 2016
Possible discovery of biomarker for asbestos exposure and mesothelioma

January 7, 2016
Noni extract tested in UH Cancer Center clinical trial


December 18, 2015
Bap1 mutation has been passed down over centuries and is associated with high incidence of several cancers

December 18, 2015
Symposium on clinical and experimental metallodrugs in medicine cancer chemotherapy

December 3, 2015
Movember mens health month

November 23, 2015
University of Hawaii Cancer Center clinical trial could lead to new bladder cancer drug

November 6, 2015
Excellence in research award recipients

October 30, 2015
Researchers discover new way to measure if people are pre-diabetic

October 22, 2015
Significant discovery potentially helps detect colorectal cancer earlier

October 20, 2015
Quest for a cure update on breast and colon cancers

October 13, 2015
University of Hawaii Cancer Center awarded five year $5.5 million grant to address cancer health disparities

September 24, 2015
Titanium and gold based compound fights kidney cancer cells

September 16, 2015
Volunteers help at 2015 Four Seasons Hualalai run for hope

September 8, 2015
Bridging the cancer world symposium 2015

August 26, 2015
University of Hawaii Cancer Center researcher receives five year $2.70 million grant

August 17, 2015
University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researcher receives five year 1.9 million grant

July 15, 2015
Compounds show potential in fighting brain and breast cancers

July 8, 2015
Aspirin may delay growth of mesothelioma

July 6, 2015
Summer interns conduct cancer research in Hawaii

June 5, 2015
Fourth graders raise money for breast cancer research in Hawai'i

June 3, 2015
Award winning singer Jimmy Borges opens up about battle with liver cancer

June 3, 2015
External advisory committee completes its yearly visit

May 27, 2015
Healing through hula for breast cancer survivors

May 24, 2015
Cancer study looks for link between hula and healing

May 22, 2015
Leading scientists and a local singer talk about liver cancer

May 12, 2015
Asbestos research headlines Las Vegas news team investigation

April 24, 2015
An internal analysis of the kakaako campus of the University of Hawai'i has been released

March 31, 2015
$13,700 raised by Mid Pacific country club golf tournament

March 2, 2015
Hawai'i physician honored with prestigious award

February 10, 2015
A rare and highly fatal cancer found among some southern Nevada residents likely caused by asbestos found in nature

February 2, 2015
Five ways the UH Cancer Center benefited Hawai'i in the past year

January 24, 2015
Local familys $50,000 gift funds pancreatic cancer research in Hawai'i


December 22, 2014
UH researcher looks to the ocean to find a treatment for sepsis

December 15, 2014
Teen use of e-cigarettes growing according to first of its kind study conducted by university of hawaii cancer center

December 4, 2014
Dr. Lana Garmire and team win University of Hawai'i Cancer Center's Publication of the Month

December 3, 2014
Cancer from asbestos caused by more than one cell mutation

November 18, 2014
Friends of the Cancer Center Offers Quarterly Award for Winning Publication

November 17, 2014
Mesothelioma Patients with Germline BAP1 Mutations have Improved Long-Term Survival

November 14, 2014
World renowned scientist impressed with research at the UH Cancer Center

November 5, 2014
Fulfilling a promise to cure cancer

October 23, 2014
Dr. Kenneth Sumida honored for breast cancer work

October 20, 2014
Angiogenin sheds light on bladder cancer biology and provides diagnostic value

October 20, 2014
New genetic risk factor identified in a large trans-ethnic genome-wide association study

October 6, 2014
Dr Peiwen Fei awarded RO1 grant from the National Cancer Institute

September 30, 2014
Makiki man active in fight against cancer

September 22, 2014
Serum metabolites and metabolic pathways as novel prognostic markers and potential therapeutic targets for AML

September 3, 2014
Support cancer research with your Foodland Give Aloha donation this month

August 19, 2014
New drug could halt recurrence of bladder cancer, one of the most prevalent cancers in the U.S.

July 17, 2014
"Know your enemy," researchers tell summer interns

July 16, 2014
New donor-supported grants fund local cancer research

June 30, 2014
Dr. Mitsuru Emi, researcher and drummer

June 19, 2014
"Makawalu Vortex" Stone Basalt Sculpture by Local Artist Jerry Vasconcellos Dedicated on June 19

May 20, 2014
HMSA Foundation Funds Colon Cancer Screening for Native Hawaiian Men, and Healthy Aging Education

May 16, 2014
Young UH cancer Center researchers win award

May 05, 2014
UH Cancer Center researcher working on new test to detect bladder cancer wins $50,000 Weinman Innovator Award

April 09, 2014
Nobel laureates Bruce Beutler and Jules Hoffmann join Ann Chao of the NCI on May 5, 2014

March 18, 2014
UH Cancer Center Director Receives National Award for Work on Mesothelioma


July 20, 2013
University of Hawaii Cancer Center Researchers Report New Findings Regarding E-Cigarette Use

May 28, 2013
University of Hawaii Cancer Center to Host 3rd Annual "Quest for a Cure"

May 9, 2013
Women Smokers May Have Greater Risk for Colon Cancer Than Men

May 8, 2013
Hawaii Skin Cancer Coalition to host "Have Fun in the Sun and Love Your Skin"

March 19, 2013
Cancer Center Announces Recipient of 2013 Weinman Innovator Award

February 25, 2013
University of Hawaii Cancer Center Researchers Make Significant Discovery of Cancer Protein

February 18, 2013
University of Hawaii celebrates grand opening of new Cancer Center facility in Kaka'ako


October 25, 2012
University of Hawai'i Cancer Center and Chemistry Department Researchers Collaborate In Development of Potential New Anti-Cancer Drug

October 21, 2012
Manoa researchers collaborate on new anti-cancer drug

October 19, 2012
V Foundation Funding Supports Colorectal Cancer Research

October 12, 2012
Linking obesity and breast cancer, and more in the news

September 20, 2012
Xcel International Donates to Friends of the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center

September 10, 2012
University of Hawaii Cancer Center Researchers Discover Gene Defect Responsible for Cancer Syndrome

May 4, 2012
A New Target Identified in Treating Mesothelioma

August 28, 2012
Cancer Center Announces Recipients of Weinman Innovator Award

August 15, 2012
4th Annual Translational Symposium

August 9, 2012
Lynn Heirakuji Named Associate Director of Administration at the University of Hawai`i Cancer Center

July 2, 2012
University of Hawai`i Cancer Center Researcher Identifies a New Target in Treating Mesothelioma

June 28, 2012
University of Hawai'i Cancer Center Receives Renewal of National Cancer Institute Designation

May 21, 2012
University of Hawaii Cancer Center Researchers Create New Anti-Cancer Drug 

May 12, 2012
"I Love the Skin I'm In" T-Shirt Design Contest Winners Announced at Kick-Off Event

May 4, 2012
A New Target Identified In Treating Mesothelioma 

April 30, 2012
"I Love the Skin I'm In" Design Contest Winner to Be Announced May 12  

March 14, 2012
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars award $50,000 to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center

February 14, 2012
Counting Calories the "Smart" Way

February 14, 2012
New Director Provides Fresh Leadership for the Cancer Epidemiology Program


December 2011
Promising Inquiry

December 5, 2011
Legislators Don Hard Hat for Preview

December 2, 2011
Experts Explore Gene-Environment Interaction

November 21, 2011
New Study Identifies Novel Role For PEA-15 Protein In Cancer Growth

November 04, 2011
Local Philanthropist bestows MAJOR gift to new center

November 04, 2011
New Faculty Will Strengthen Cancer Biology Program

November 02, 2011
New Faculty Join University of Hawaii Cancer Center

October 20, 2011
International Symposium Explores Genetic Link To Mesothelioma And Other Cancers

October 11, 2011
Sullivan's $3 Million Gift Supports University of Hawaii Cancer Center

October 11, 2011
NIH-funded Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk From Vitamin E Supplements

August 28, 2011
NIH-funded Researchers Discover Genetic Link To Mesothelioma; Identified gene mutation may underlie other cancer types

August 24, 2011
UH Cancer Center and the Queen's Medical Center Receive Major Grant for Liver Cancer Research

July 25, 2011
New study finds cancer-causing mineral in U.S. road gravel
Erionite in North Dakota roads may increase risk of mesothelioma

June 23, 2011
University of Hawaii Cancer Center Receives $3.58 Million Gift for Mesothelioma Research

June 16, 2011
University of Hawaii Cancer Center Announces Recipient of Weinman Innovator Award

June 15, 2011
New Faculty Enhance UH Cancer Center's Research Programs

May 20, 2011
University of Hawaii Cancer Center Hosts Cancer Survivors Day Event

February 22, 2011
New Frontiers: Unraveling Cancer in Hawaii


December 9, 2010
Exposure to road material containing erionite may increase risk of lung cancer

December 7, 2010
Exploratory Cancer Research Gets $547K Gift

November 1, 2010
Funayama Strengthens University of Hawaii Cancer Research with $100K Gift

October 12, 2010
Cancer Research Center of Hawaii's Suzanne Murphy elected to internationally prestigious Institute of Medicine

May 25, 2010
First public release of architectural renderings for new Cancer Research Center of Hawaii

May 4, 2010
Study Finds Key Protein Controls T-Cell Proliferation, A Process Essential in Preventing Blood Cancers and Autoimmune Diseases

April 4, 2010
Old drug with a new purpose may offer hope for children with neuroblastoma as Phase 1 clinical trial opens

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