Tag: oncology

UofL researchers developing cancer vaccine

Vaccinations protect us from all kinds of terrible diseases — polio, small pox, influenza. But what if a vaccine could protect you from cancer? Researchers...

UofL’s McMasters gives moving speech on difference between patient treatment and...

In a moving speech on the difference between palliative “treatment” and palliative “care,” the University of Louisville’s Kelly McMasters, MD, PhD, gave the keynote...

UofL cancer-targeting technology licensed to California medical company

California-based medical device company, Qualigen Inc., has licensed a drug technology developed at the University of Louisville that uses tiny, DNA-coated gold nanoparticles to...

UofL Brown Cancer Center social worker surprised with award Marc A....

Laura Jones, an oncology social worker at the University of Louisville Brown Cancer Center, received a Marc A. Lehmann Spirit of Service Award for...

UofL oncology nurse recognized for compassionate care

  Heather Hibbard, BSN, RN, manager of the medical oncology and infusion center at the University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center, is being...

UofL oncology nurse strikes perfect balance of caregiver and leader

In 2012, her father and grandfather were diagnosed with lung cancer within a month of each other. As the manager of the medical oncology...

Bullitt County invited to ‘Think Pink’ Oct. 18

Shepherdsville and Bullitt County, Kentucky, are invited to “Think Pink” for breast cancer awareness at an event featuring the stories of three breast cancer...

UofL faculty member will lead world’s largest oncology social work group

A University of Louisville faculty member has been tapped for leadership roles with the world’s largest organization of professionals who provide psychosocial services to...

School of Medicine faculty tapped for leadership roles Tse, Koenig named...

The University of Louisville continues to demonstrate international leadership in medicine as two faculty members have been named editors-in-chief of respected medical journals.William Tse, MD,...

UofL and James Graham Brown Cancer Center receive 33,000 tissue samples...

The University of Louisville has expanded its oncology research strength through the addition of approximately 33,000 human tissue samples and specimens. The samples were...