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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 Health System and Ardent Health Services Move Closer to Completing Purchase of St. Francis Health
Published: 10/3/2017

The University of Kansas Health System and Ardent Health Services ("Ardent") have signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire St. Francis Health. The hospital will be renamed The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus upon the closing of the sale, which is expected by November 1.

The V Foundation Teams Up with the Kansas City Chiefs and The University of Kansas Health System for Victory Over Cancer
Published: 10/3/2017

The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity founded by ESPN and Jim Valvano, announced Monday a collaboration with the Kansas City Chiefs and The University of Kansas Health System to support critical cancer research. This marks the first time the V Foundation has joined forces with an NFL team to advance its goal of achieving victory over cancer.

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