Jul 31, 2020

I Can Answer That : Yelena Wu on Sun Safety

Yelena Wu, PhD studies sun safety behaviors in Utah families. In this video, she answers frequently asked questions about sun safety and why it’s important in preventing skin cancer.

Jul 31, 2020

Huntsman Cancer Institute Research Illuminates Potential New Treatment Approach in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

In a study published in the journal Leukemia, lead author Ami Patel, MD, showed that factors produced by bone marrow support cells allowed leukemia cells to survive treatment with quizartinib, a type of TKI.

Jul 31, 2020

Community Advisory Board Spotlight: Morgan Marietti

Morgan Marietti, MS, joined the Community Advisory Board to represent the American Cancer Society and for the opportunity to elevate the voices and needs of the communities in which she advocates and serves.

Jul 29, 2020

Researchers Outline Need for Further Evaluation of Gene Expression Profiling in Melanoma Patients

A consensus statement published today in JAMA Dermatology by an international group of melanoma researchers evaluates the use of prognostic genetic expression profile (GEP) testing to guide clinical management of patients with melanoma. The group cautioned against routine use of currently available GEP tests for patients with cutaneous melanoma.

Jul 29, 2020

Letter of Hope from the KB Jones Lab

Even as we strive to improve our understanding and treatment of many types of sarcoma and other cancers, we recognize that every cancer and every patient with cancer is unique. Each person we are fortunate enough to work with needs specific care and attention to move forward. Thank you for your continued strength and determination. We are committed to learning the most we can in order to do the best we can for every patient.

Jul 28, 2020

Huntsman Cancer Institute Ranked among the Best Cancer Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report has again named Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) among the top cancer hospitals in the nation.

Jul 21, 2020

Huntsman Cancer Institute Receives Renewal of Prestigious Designation from the National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute has renewed the designation of Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest federal rank possible for a cancer research organization. This grant awards HCI more than $29 million over seven years, an increase of 84% in annual funding from the previous award cycle.

Jul 20, 2020

What You Need to Know about Eye Cancer and Eyelid Cancer

Cancers that happen in and around the eye are very rare. The most common type of eye cancer that happens in adults is ocular melanoma, sometimes known as intraocular melanoma. This is when melanoma forms inside the eye or just around the eyelid.