Nov 18, 2022

Spotlight on the Area We Serve: Wyoming Cancer Coalition

The Community Outreach and Engagement team recently traveled to Casper for the semi-annual Wyoming Cancer Coalition meeting. Topics centered around cancer data and survivorship needs, and a review of activities that energized and expanded the Wyoming State Cancer Plan.

Oct 14, 2022

Spotlight on The Area We Serve: Nevada Cancer Coalition

The Community Outreach and Engagement team recently attended the annual Cancer Control Summit in Reno, Nevada. The event featured sessions on targeted topics across the cancer spectrum as Huntsman Cancer Institute received the 2022 Healthcare Partner of the Year award.

Sep 07, 2022

American Cancer Society Awards Huntsman Cancer Institute $300,000 to Improve Care for Rural Patients

Huntsman Cancer Institute has been awarded $300,000 from the American Cancer Society. This grant will expand Huntsman Cancer Institute’s patient navigation program to rural areas throughout Utah, Montana, and Wyoming. Patient navigators provide information about what to expect, coordinate appointments, connect to resources, and facilitate communication between the patient and health care team.

Jul 15, 2022

Connecting the Mountain West: Huntsman Cancer Institute Hosts Inaugural Summit

As the only National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Mountain West, Huntsman Cancer Institute is committed to improving care in this vast, often underserved area. A major step occurred in June when the inaugural Mountain West Cancer Summit brought diverse stakeholders from all five states together to collaborate on existing programs and services.

Jul 06, 2022

Bringing Cancer Clinical Trials to Rural Communities

Huntsman Cancer Institute serves a geographic region larger than any National Cancer Institute cancer center and nearly 30% of patients travel more than 150 miles for visits. With rural residents already at a disadvantage due to their distance from quality medical care, Huntsman Cancer Institute is dedicated to lessening the burden felt by rural residents of the Mountain West through clinical trials.

Mar 01, 2022

Addressing Cancer Needs throughout the Mountain West

Neli Ulrich, PhD, MS, cancer center director at Huntsman Cancer Institute, shares some of the innovations and successes of the past year. Whether it’s a record number of patients involved with clinical trials or nearly $100 million received in grant funding, this is an exciting time for everyone. Learn about some of the new and creative ways, Huntsman Cancer Institute is having a profound, positive impact on the Mountain West.

Apr 12, 2021

St. Peter’s Health Announces Affiliation

St. Peter's Health announced the decision to affiliate with Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah and bring a higher level of cancer care to the Helena community. The affiliation with HCI enables patients undergoing cancer and hematology care at St. Peter's Health in Helena, Montana to access a broader variety of treatment options along with top cancer experts at HCI.

Dec 04, 2020

Helping Wyoming’s Rural Communities Get Cancer Care and Resources

Before Sweetwater County, Wyoming, had its own cancer center, patients had to travel to Salt Lake or farther for treatment, says Tasha Harris, director of the Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center. As a member of HCI’s Community Advisory Board, she is able to connect people in rural Wyoming communities with even more cancer resources, prevention information, and screenings.