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October 12, 2011

Improved Faculty Quality of Life Essential to Productivity at American Medical Centers

June 30, 2011

Novel Analysis Method Organizes Genomic Cancer Data

May 10, 2011

Zebrafish Models Identify High-Risk Genetic Features in Patients with Leukemia

May 9, 2011

New License Plate To Support Cancer Research At Huntsman Cancer Institute

May 3, 2011

Ten Minutes Can Save Your Life: Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening May 14

April 21, 2011

Jon and Karen Huntsman Make $41 Million Donation to Cancer Research

March 28, 2011

Huntsman Cancer Institute dermatologists warn fair-skinned young women
and older men are at increased risk to develop melanoma and should be
screened every year

February 28, 2011

New Clinic to Address Long-Term Complications of Childhood Cancer Treatment
Close to 80 percent of children with cancer now survive, but what happens next?



December 30, 2010

Huntsman Cancer Institute Renews Prestigious National Cancer Institute Designation
Only such designation in five-state Intermountain West

December 21, 2010

Parent Attitudes Favor Melanoma Genetic Testing for Their Children

November 22, 2010

Quality Control at the Cellular Level
A New Trigger Mechanism Identified in The Journal of Cell Biology

October 14, 2010

$1M from George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation Will Support New
Breast Health Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute

September 17, 2010

Mechanism behind Demethylation Pinpointed in APC Gene Mutants

September 14, 2010

Study Offers First Explanation of How Cells Rapidly Repair and Maintain Structure
Insight May Lead to Better Understanding of How Cells Respond to Stress

July 29, 2010

Free Screening Finds Suspected Skin Cancers
Huntsman Cancer Institute and Intermountain Team Up to Fight Skin Cancer at Annual Event

July 28, 2010

Reconstruction after Mastectomy Does Not Delay or Interfere with Breast Cancer Treatment
Largest study to date demonstrates no risk to survival

April 13, 2010

The AACR Honors Three Visionary Leaders with Distinguished Public Service Awards

March 29, 2010

Parent Attitudes Favor Melanoma Genetic Testing for Their Children

March 29, 2010

U of U Medical Student Receives American Medical Association Foundation Research Seed Grant

March 17, 2010

HCI Awarded $12,000,000 to Study Colon Cancer

January 12, 2010

More Accurate Diagnosis for Leading Cancer Killer in Children May Be Possible



Nov. 24, 2009

Discovery Leads to Effective Treatment of Painful Skin Condition

Oct. 8, 2009

Huntsman Cancer Institute Leads International Consortium to Develop First Ever Genetic Testing Guidelines for Melanoma

Sept. 7, 2009

First Evidence of Virus in Cancerous Prostate Cells

Aug. 31, 2009

New Hope for Deadly Childhood Bone Cancer
Surprising Discovery Made by Studying So-Called "Junk DNA"

Aug. 17, 2009

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?
New Research Sheds Light on Old Saying

July 23, 2009

Scientists Discover Gene Mutation Responsible For Hereditary Neuroendocrine Tumor

July 8, 2009

Huntsman Cancer Institute Announces Major New Training Initiative for Cancer Research

June 14, 2009

Good News and Bad for Dad this Father's Day
New Study Explores Dad's Role in Shaping a Healthy Baby

June 10, 2009

University of Utah Announces Prestigious Jon and Karen Huntsman Presidential Professorships in Cancer Research

June 2, 2009

HCI Researcher Appointed to National Cancer Institute Board

May 19, 2009

HCI Congratulates Researcher for "Sword of Hope" Award

May 14, 2009

A Surprise "Spark" for Pre-Cancerous Colon Polyps
Study Pinpoints Protein in Polyp Formation: More Effective Treatments Now Possible

March 18, 2009

U.S. Cancer Screening Trial Reports More Diagnoses, but No Fewer Deaths from Annual Prostate Cancer Screening

Feb. 9, 2009

New Test for Breast Cancer Will Help Guide Treatment Choices

Jan. 15, 2009

Huntsman Cancer Institute and KUED Team Up for Breast Cancer Education


Monticello Residents to Get Free Radon Test Kits



Dec. 15, 2008

Medical Alliance Pays Off:Collaboration Leads to Expanded Research Opportunities

Nov. 1, 2008

Sibling Study Could Lead to Better Treatments for Inherited Form of Colon Cancer

Sept. 23, 2008

Huntsman Cancer Institute Researcher Named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow

Sept. 18, 2008

Longevity, Cancer and Diet Connected:New Research in Worms Could Apply to Humans

June 17, 2008

Inherited Melanoma Risk: What You Do Know Does Help You

May 13, 2008

Free Screening Finds Suspected Skin Cancers More than 400 patients examined at 8th annual event at Huntsman Cancer Institute

April 29, 2008

Mary Beckerle, Huntsman Cancer Institute Executive Director, Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

March 5, 2008

Huntsman Cancer Institute Announces Expansion Additional Space Doubles Hospital Capacity

Feb. 7, 2008

Glenn Beck, K-BULL 93 listeners, and community give $620,000 through Radio-A-Thon to support cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute

Jan. 2, 2008

Colon Cancer Risk in U.S. Traced to Common Ancestor
Discovery of founder mutation involved two large families—one in Utah—one in New York


Dec. 17, 2007

Help for Patients with Multiple Myeloma
New program at Huntsman Cancer Institute can offer more years to patients afflicted with myeloma

May 18, 2007

When Art and Cancer Meet, It's More Than Just a Pretty Picture
Cancer survivors put their experiences on canvas in traveling exhibit at Huntsman Cancer Institute June 4-8

May 4, 2007

2007 Rosenblatt Prize Awarded to Cell Biologist and Executive Director of Huntsman Cancer Institute



Oct. 9, 2006

A New Way to Treat Colon Cancer? Possible New Drug Is Still Three to Five Years Away

Sept. 29, 2006

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day will bring information, music, and poetry to a "celebration of life" on Saturday, Oct. 7

Aug. 16, 2006

Noted Cell Biologist Selected as New Leader of The University of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute

March 2, 2008

Huntsman Cancer Institute Study to Look at Reducing Disparities in Native American Cancer Care

Jan. 24, 2006

Supplemental Radiation Beneficial for Stage I Endometrial Cancer

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