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The University of Kansas Health System ranked nationally in 8 specialties on U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 Best Hospitals List

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Cambridge Tower A's Eclectic Art will Transport, Engage, Heal
Published: 10/12/2017

When it opens in early November, Cambridge Tower A will feature an impressive collection of art for patients, their families and visitors to enjoy. About 75 works are in the collection, representing 20 different artists.

CicloMed Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application for Ciclopirox Prodrug in the Treatment of Bladder Cancer
Published: 10/11/2017

CicloMed LLC announced that its development candidate for non-muscle-invasive and muscle-invasive bladder cancer, Ciclopirox Prodrug, was cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin human clinical trials. With this clearance, CicloMed plans to initiate the first-in-human safety trial in patients with advanced solid tumor cancers as soon as possible at several centers, including The University of Kansas Cancer Center.

Good Samaritan Turns Out to be Their Co-Worker
Published: 10/10/2017

A health system employee unknowingly stepped in to help save the life of a fellow employee after he suffered a Grand Mal seizure at a pizza shop this summer.

Researcher received grant from Susan G. Komen
Published: 10/4/2017

Susan G. Komen announced that it will be awarding Danny Welch, Ph.D., $300,000 to advance research on metastatic breast cancer. Welch is studying the role of genes that suppress the ability of breast cancer cells to spread to other parts of the body (metastasis).

The University of Kansas Cancer Center granted three-year designation from National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancers (NAPBC)
Published: 10/3/2017

The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced today that it was granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The KU Cancer Center is the only center regionally to have NCI-designation, NAPBC, and CoC (Commission on Cancer) designation.

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