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By: University of Cincinnati Cancer Center
Tammy Mentzel, MPH, has been named Executive Director for Center Administration and Associate Director for Administration at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center.
Andrew Waters, PhD, a basic scientist at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center and assistant professor within the Division of Surgical Oncology and the Department of Cancer Biology at UC, runs a research lab focusing on the molecular consequences and resistance mechanisms to KRAS inhibitors.
The University of Cincinnati Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office recently opened a trial to study the efficacy of LN-145 on patients with advanced lung cancer. This treatment involves the infusion of patients’ own immune cells, tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL), to evaluate the efficacy of LN-145 as determined by objective response rates (ORR).
How will the explosion of AI impact cancer research and care? Last month, the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center held the tenth annual Charge Against Cancer Symposium on “Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Data Sciences to Conquer Cancer” to tackle this topic.
The University of Cincinnati Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office recently opened a trial to compare a lower-than-standard dosage of a widely used treatment in newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients. This clinical trial is designed to evaluate the efficacy this dosage and treatment schedule of Venetoclax plus Azacitidine may have for newly diagnosed AML patients.
By: Karen Bankston, PhD, MSN
Black people have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial/ethnic group in the United States for most cancers. An underlying source of health disparities among people of color is structural racism, which is defined as discrimination perpetuated through interconnected institutions and reinforced through culture, history, ideology, and sanctioned practices.
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