National Cancer Institute

Local/Regional News
1:57 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Markey Cancer Center Designation Will Open Door To New Treatments, Research Dollars

Markey Cancer Center director Dr. Mark Evers receives a standing ovation at the announcement of the center's NCI designation.
Credit Josh James / WUKY

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.

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