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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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The University of Kansas Health System and Ardent Health Services Finalize Purchase of St. Francis Health
Published: 11/1/2017

The University of Kansas Health System and Ardent Health Services (“Ardent”) today announced they have completed the purchase of St. Francis Health in Topeka, Kansas. The two organizations formed a joint venture to acquire St. Francis Hospital and clinics. Terms were not disclosed.

Researchers receive grant to study use of natural compounds in triple-negative breast cancer prevention
Published: 10/31/2017

Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center will explore triple-negative breast cancer prevention therapies using natural compounds thanks to a grant for approximately $1.5 million in funding by the Department of Defense’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP).

Monday Night Football Announcement: $200,000 Research Grant to Cancer Center Researcher
Published: 10/30/2017

Mary Markiewicz, Ph.D., assistant professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center in the Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology and a researcher with KU Cancer Center, will receive the grant, made possible by a unique partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs, ESPN, the V Foundation For Cancer Research and The University of Kansas Health System.

Roofs of Green: New Tower's Therapeutic Views
Published: 10/26/2017

Cambridge Tower A boasts all the modern amenities a spanking new urban hospital could feature. Serving as a counterbalance to the gleaming steel and glass, however, are some impressive green spaces with therapeutic effects.

The University of Kansas Cancer Center Is Chosen to Be One of the First Sites in the Country to Have Newly Approved Immunotherapy for Lymphoma
Published: 10/26/2017

The University of Kansas Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute designated cancer center in the region, will be offering the first-ever FDA-approved CAR T cell therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients meeting certain criteria.

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