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U Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute Receive Grant to Extend Hope For Potential Cancer Patients

U Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute Receive Grant to Extend Hope For Potential Cancer Patients

By Claudia Robles

November 16, 2018

  Researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah were awarded a prestigious award to further research genetics. This science grant, awarded through the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative, will allow researchers to study genetic counseling, genetic...

U Team Comes Close to Melanoma Cure

U Team Comes Close to Melanoma Cure

April 5, 2015

To cure a disease, it seems counterintuitive to treat patients with a virus. But that is exactly how Robert Andtbacka, an associate professor of surgery, has helped skin cancer patients at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The treatments are still in clinical trials, but already Andtbacka and a team of...

Huntsman Cancer Institute Searches for the Cure

Huntsman Cancer Institute Searches for the Cure

November 18, 2014

  A cancer diagnosis can be shocking, depressing and even debilitating. It can turn a patient’s world upside down and transform them from an ordinary citizen to a warrior overnight. Cancer does not discriminate — it comes in many forms and across all ages, socioeconomic statuses, ethnicities and relig...

Volunteers Preserve Stories at Huntsman Cancer Institute

Volunteers Preserve Stories at Huntsman Cancer Institute

September 21, 2014

  For nine years the Living Legacy Program has helped preserve the life stories of cancer patients in the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Living Legacy is an ongoing project of YourStory, a program supported by the Documentary Studies Program in the College of Humanities. YourStory allows any Utahn to cr...

New Cancer Research Center Will Focus On Childhood and Family Cancers

New Cancer Research Center Will Focus On Childhood and Family Cancers

June 16, 2014

The Huntsman Cancer Institute broke ground on Friday for a new research center examining cancers in children. U President David Pershing said the U is "honored" to be home to the new facility, which will be completed in 2016. Roughly 500 people attended the groundbreaking. “Today we unite to take a great...

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