Jan 15, 2020

HCI Provides Naloxone Kits to Help Save Lives

Thanks to a partnership with Utah Naloxone, the G. Mitchell Morris Cancer Learning Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute now offers free naloxone rescue kits to anyone requesting one—no questions asked.

Jan 14, 2020

A New Decade: Celebrating More Than 20 Years of Supporting Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Mission

In 1999, the first research building at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) opened, with a vision that HCI could make a difference in the lives of people with cancer. Two decades later, discoveries have been made and lives have been saved because of committed, tenacious, hardworking doctors, researchers, and nurses. And standing beside them along this path are our steadfast and generous donors.

Jan 13, 2020

Huntsman Cancer Institute Earns Renewal of National Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah received a three-year renewal of its accreditation by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. HCI earned this renewal following a process that evaluates 34 quality care standards identified as best practice indicators to ensure excellence in the delivery of comprehensive, patient-centered cancer care.

Jan 13, 2020

Huntsman Cancer Institute Translational Scholars: Randy Jensen, MD, PhD

Huntsman Cancer Institute has established The Society of Huntsman Translational Scholars, an initiative that recognizes excellence in the discipline of translational science. Randy Jensen, MD, PhD, was recently honored with a Huntsman Translational Scholar award.

Jan 09, 2020

How Blood Donations Help Cancer Patients

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, people often look for ways to help. One way to help is to donate blood or platelets. Patients diagnosed with cancer may need a blood transfusion for many different reasons.

Jan 09, 2020

First-Ever Genomic Study of Puberty Yields Insights into Development, Cancer, and Infertility

In the first-ever genome-scale analysis of the puberty process in humans, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah outline distinct and critical changes to stem cells in males during adolescence. They further outline how testosterone, and the cells that produce testosterone, impact stem cells in male reproductive organs.

Jan 06, 2020

Let’s Raise Awareness of Cervical Cancer

This January, for cervical cancer awareness, let’s take a moment to think about those who faced this disease in the past, those who are currently suffering from it, and those who will face it in the future. I want to tell you, woman to woman, that you are enough. And while you may feel alone and different, there are many of us out here who can relate.

Dec 20, 2019

Don Milligan Named Huntsman Cancer Institute Cancer Hospital Executive Director

Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah and University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics (UUHC) announced Don Milligan, MBA, will serve as the new executive director of the HCI Cancer Hospital.