Cancer Center News

2007 Cancer Center News

Cohens Donate Endowed Chair to University Hospitals Ireland Cancer Center
November 19, 2007
Lung Cancer Chair Awarded to Afshin Dowlati, MD.

Gabrielle Brett Wins Regional Award from the Cancer Information Service
October 9, 2007
Gabrielle Brett, of Cleveland Heights, has been awarded the Spirit of the Cancer Information Service (CIS) Award for the Midwest Region.

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives $25.5 Million Award And "Outstanding" Rating
July 17, 2007
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Case CCC) has been awarded $25.5 million by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for continued cancer research and expanded clinical trials.

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Members are Among the 2007 Presidential Research Initiative Awardees
July 5, 2007
The 2007 Presidential Research Initiative (PRI) awards were announced last week. The purpose of the PRI grant program is to promote an interdisciplinary research environment at Case by seeding new research projects involving investigators preferably from two or more schools or colleges within the university.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Professor Receives Prestigious Designation by the American Cancer Society
June 15, 2007
Kurt C. Stange, MD, PhD, Professor of Family Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Sociology and Oncology at Case Western Reserve University and Associate Director of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named an American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor.

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives "Outstanding" Rating
June 8, 2007
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), a major component of the National Institutes of Health, has reaffirmed the formal designation of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center as an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Ireland Cancer Center Researcher Lays Out Benefits of Aspirin to Prevent Colon Cancer
May 23, 2007
Sanford Markowitz, MD, PhD, a colon cancer researcher at the Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC) has laid out the roadmap for how medical researchers should employ aspirin and aspirin-like drugs to prevent colon cancer in certain high-risk individuals.

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Unveils State-of-the-Art Technology For Solid Tumor Research
May 02, 2007
A new suite of core facility services is now available at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Ireland Cancer Center Researchers Advance Lung Cancer Treatment
April 23, 2007
Researchers at the Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospitals Case Medical Center have developed methods for treating lung cancer cells that have become resistant to new anti-cancer agents.



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