markey cancer center http://wuky.org en Markey Cancer Center Designation Will Open Door To New Treatments, Research Dollars http://wuky.org/post/markey-cancer-center-designation-will-open-door-new-treatments-research-dollars <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Despite persistently high cancer rates, Kentucky has been one of only 16 states been without a National Cancer Institute designated center, but an announcement Friday at the University of Kentucky Healthcare changed that. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 17:57:20 +0000 Josh James 34398 at http://wuky.org Markey Cancer Center Designation Will Open Door To New Treatments, Research Dollars UK Markey Cancer Center Gains NCI Designation http://wuky.org/post/uk-markey-cancer-center-gains-nci-designation <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky's cancer center received a significant boost in status Friday by winning designation as a National Cancer Institute facility, giving the Bluegrass state new clout in its fight against stubbornly high cancer rates.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:09:49 +0000 Associated Press 34380 at http://wuky.org UK Markey Cancer Center Gains NCI Designation UK's Markey Center Holds Annual Cancer Research Day Event http://wuky.org/post/uks-markey-center-holds-annual-cancer-research-day-event <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center held its annual Cancer Research Day on Monday.&nbsp; Over 140 posters lined the halls of UK’s Singletary Center, highlighting recent research.</p><p></p><p>Director Mark Evers says Markey should hear word soon regarding its application to the National Cancer Institute for designation as Kentucky’s first and only national cancer center.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:55:25 +0000 Chase Cavanaugh 30097 at http://wuky.org UK's Markey Center Holds Annual Cancer Research Day Event Women's Health Focus Of Kiosk Technology http://wuky.org/post/womens-health-focus-kiosk-technology <p>Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear joined the University of Kentucky&rsquo;s Dr Mary Lynne Capilouto to introduce a new tool designed to dispense health care information to women who may not otherwise receive it.</p><p>According the National Women&rsquo;s Law Center in Washington, D.C., Kentucky&rsquo;s female population ranks in the bottom third of almost every women&rsquo;s health indicator. The Women&rsquo;s Wellness Guide, a touch-screen kiosk located UK&rsquo;s Markey Cancer Center, is intended to be one step toward remedying that problem with technology.</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 20:06:55 +0000 Josh James 9832 at http://wuky.org Women's Health Focus Of Kiosk Technology