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🗓️ The community is creating a buzz ahead of the 11th annual head-shaving fundraiser hosted by the St. Baldrick's Foundation on April 24, 12–5pm. All are invited to support the organization which has helped to provide opportunities for doctors, summer research fellows, and earth scientists.

University of Hawaii Cancer Center
John A. Burns School of Medicine
Donʻt miss the opportunities! Learn about new vaccine recommendations and updates from our talk story session last week: https://youtu.be/zB0M1b7t4vg.

Mahalo to University of Hawaii Cancer Center Hawaii Immunization Coalition (HIC) Dynavax Technologies Corp!

🗓️ The community is creating a buzz ahead of the 11th annual head-shaving fundraiser hosted by the St. Baldrick's Foundation on April 24, 12–5pm. All are invited to support the organization which has helped to provide opportunities for doctors, summer research fellows, and earth scientists.

University of Hawaii Cancer Center
John A. Burns School of Medicine
🗓️ The community is creating a buzz ahead of the 11th annual head-shaving fundraiser hosted by the St. Baldrick's Foundation on April 24, 12–5pm. All are invited to support the organization which has helped to provide opportunities for doctors, summer research fellows, and earth scientists.

University of Hawaii Cancer Center
John A. Burns School of Medicine
New in : Reference Values for Children and Adolescents According to Age, S*x, and Ancestry Cincinnati Children's University of Hawaii Cancer Center http://ow.ly/oxXV50I4W5t
“We can appreciate the strength of the health programs and research associated with the University of Hawaiʻi, the University of Hawaii Cancer Center and the John A. Burns School of Medicine,” said Carol Boushey, who will serve as the program director and principal investigator for the Dietary Assessment Center. “Hawaiʻi received the only designated Dietary Assessment Center, this speaks volumes to the work we are doing in Hawaiʻi, which can directly influence the health of people in Hawaiʻi and across the USA.”
Four finalists have been identified for the position of director of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. The finalists are each scheduled for in-person visits over a two-day period that includes meetings with senior administrators, faculty, staff, students, internal and external constituents, and a public presentation. The campus visits of the four candidates may be viewed here ⬇️
A research team led by a University of Hawaii Cancer Center researcher has received a $2.01 million grant from The National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA to conduct this public impact examining how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected mental health and to***co and other substance use among the state’s young adults.
Four finalists have been identified for the position of director of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. The finalists are each scheduled for in-person visits over a two-day period that includes meetings with senior administrators, faculty, staff, students, internal and external constituents, and a public presentation. The campus visits of the four candidates may be viewed here ⬇️
A research team led by a University of Hawaii Cancer Center researcher has received a $2.01 million grant from The National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA to conduct this public impact examining how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected mental health and to***co and other substance use among the state’s young adults.
“We can appreciate the strength of the health programs and research associated with the University of Hawaiʻi, the University of Hawaii Cancer Center and the John A. Burns School of Medicine,” said Carol Boushey, who will serve as the program director and principal investigator for the Dietary Assessment Center. “Hawaiʻi received the only designated Dietary Assessment Center, this speaks volumes to the work we are doing in Hawaiʻi, which can directly influence the health of people in Hawaiʻi and across the USA.”
Four finalists have been identified for the position of director of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. The finalists are each scheduled for in-person visits over a two-day period that includes meetings with senior administrators, faculty, staff, students, internal and external constituents, and a public presentation. The campus visits of the four candidates may be viewed here ⬇️

The University of Hawai'i Cancer Center is the only NCI-designated cancer center in Hawai'i and the

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UH Cancer Center studies the role of genetics of colorectal cancer patients with sepsis 12/28/2022

UH Cancer Center studies the role of genetics of colorectal cancer patients with sepsis

Did you know in Hawaiʻi, Native Hawaiian cancer patients have double increased risk of dying from sepsis (a life-threatening immune response to an infection) compared to other ethnicities?

UH Cancer Center researchers recently co-authored a study that aimed to determine the role of genetics in the survival of colorectal cancer patients with sepsis. Read more here: http://ow.ly/oEuG50Mexgs

UH Cancer Center studies the role of genetics of colorectal cancer patients with sepsis The University of Hawaii Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated center in Hawaii and the Pacific.

Timeline Photos 12/01/2022

A huge mahalo to everyone who donated for ! Due to all of your help, we were able to achieve our goal of 30 gifts! Click here to see how much we raised this year: http://ow.ly/6OuK50LRX56

Timeline Photos 11/30/2022

Timeline Photos

11/30/2022

There is time still time to donate!
UH Cancer Center Interim Director, Dr. Loïc Le Marchand, will donate $1,000 if 30 or more people make a donation to the UH Cancer Center today!

Help us unlock Dr. Le Marchand‘s pledge of $1,000 for cancer research before the day ends! Donate with the link in our bio!

11/29/2022

Today is ! Support the UH Cancer Center by making a donation to help us achieve our mission to reduce the burden of cancer through research, education, patient care, and community outreach throughout Hawaiʻi and the Pacific! Donate with the link in our bio!

11/21/2022

This new for cancer patients and past-5-year cancer survivors in the U.S. comes from Dr. Pallav Pokhrel, researcher and co-leader of our Population Sciences in the Pacific program.

The survey is COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS (no IP addresses or PII collected). Please share! https://bit.ly/uhccsurvey

10/31/2022

It’s Early Phase Clinical Research Center construction start day! We’ll leave the real work to the real contractors, but happy Halloween! 👻🎃

10/28/2022

Last month, Dr. Loïc Le Marchand presented his award lecture during the opening session of the 15th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved in Philadelphia.

His lecture was titled “Translating Multiethnic Epidemiological Research into Innovative Interventions.”

Photo: ©2022 AACR/Vera LaMarche

10/22/2022

Ariel Orasud is one of our Graduate Research Assistants under the mentorship of Dr. Erin Bantum. She is a registered nurse and 2nd year family nurse practitioner student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at UH Mānoa.

Ariel is currently working on a study researching the impacts of a mobile app, Mindfulness Coach, on anxiety and cancer-related neuropathy for cancer survivors.

Photos from University of Hawaii Cancer Center's post 10/20/2022

The UH Cancer Center in collaboration with John A. Burns School of Medicine held a "Wear Pink Day" to support breast cancer research and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Students, faculty, staff, and cancer survivors wore pink to show support! 🎀

Naoto T. Ueno announced as new UH Cancer Center director | University of Hawaiʻi System News 10/17/2022

Naoto T. Ueno announced as new UH Cancer Center director | University of Hawaiʻi System News

We are excited to welcome Dr. Naoto T. Ueno as the new Director of the UH Cancer Center!

Ueno's mission as director is to ensure that every patient with cancer lives to the fullest extent. He wishes to prevent cancer in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific through patient-centered cancer strategies, high-quality cancer care, research, prevention and education.

His appointment will be effective December 12, 2022. Read more here:

Naoto T. Ueno announced as new UH Cancer Center director | University of Hawaiʻi System News Naoto Ueno's appointment would be effective December 12, 2022.

Photos from University of Hawaii Cancer Center's post 10/13/2022

A huge mahalo to our long time supporter, Cooling Cancer, for the $100K donation for cancer research!

Cooling Cancer’s mission is to raise money for cancer research and patients in Hawai’i. So far, they have donated over $400K to the UH Cancer Center!

10/12/2022

Interested in the Hepatitis B Vaccine? Join this talk story session on Thursday, October 27 at 12PM. To register, visit: http://go.hawaii.edu/2sP

10/08/2022

Mahalo to donor Les McCoy, for the Terri M. McCoy Memorial Endowed Fund for Breast Cancer Research and Education.

The Terri McCoy Endowment Fund will support breast cancer research projects and community education.

09/26/2022

Alicia Zolondick is one of our Graduate Research Assistants in the Cancer Biology program under the mentorship of Dr. Michele Carbone. She is a 3rd year PhD student in the Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering Department at UH Mānoa.

She studies the tumor suppressor activity and effects of environmental carcinogens of BAP1 in human cancer development.

Career Opportunities at the University of Hawai'i | University of Hawai'i 09/23/2022

Career Opportunities at the University of Hawai'i | University of Hawai'i

The UH Cancer Center's Community Outreach and Engagement office is hiring a Program Specialist. To apply and learn more, visit:

Career Opportunities at the University of Hawai'i | University of Hawai'i The University of Hawai'i's 10-campus system offers a wide range of career opportunities throughout the State of Hawai'i. Employment within the University system includes competitive compensation and benefits, a supportive work environment, and the opportunity to build a lifelong commitment to educa...

Timeline Photos 09/21/2022

The UH Cancer Center's No Ke Ola Pono o Nā Kāne (for the good health of men) project is committed to improving the health and well-being of Native Hawaiian men through culturally grounded approaches.

The project, in partnership with Ke Ola Mamo is recruiting Native Hawaiian men to discuss the current health and cultural issues that are important to them. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/yTT750KPJNq

09/19/2022

Introducing the new Friends of the UH Cancer Center President, Christopher M. Yasuma! He has been a board member since 2017. Cancer has impacted Christopher's immediate family, so he is dedicated to fighting the disease.

Friends of the UH Cancer Center's goal is to generate community support for the Cancer Center in its efforts to find cures for cancer, educate the people of Hawaiʻi on cancer prevention, and improve the quality of life of those diagnosed with cancer.

09/17/2022

We are at the Young at Heart Expo at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall this weekend! Admission is FREE. Stop by and say 🤙🏽

Timeline Photos 09/15/2022

The UH Cancer Center volunteered at the 25th annual Run For Hope event last weekend at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai on the Big Island, along with Daveline Ching, Hero of Hope, American Cancer Society.

UH Cancer Center researcher selected on national breast cancer steering committee 09/14/2022

UH Cancer Center researcher selected on national breast cancer steering committee

UH Cancer Center researcher, Jami Fukui, MD, has been selected to serve on the NCI Breast Cancer Steering Committee. Through this committee's position, Fukui hopes to advance developments in minority breast cancer clinical trials that will help to improve the outcomes of breast cancer in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific. Read more:

UH Cancer Center researcher selected on national breast cancer steering committee The University of Hawaii Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated center in Hawaii and the Pacific.

Timeline Photos 09/12/2022

In a study on for breast and gynecologic cancer survivors, Drs. Erin Bantum and Lenora Loo found that hula could help to increase physical activity for breast cancer survivors and improve quality of life.

The benefits of hula were so positive, the study participants continue to meet regularly after the conclusion of the study.

University of Hawaii Cancer Center accelerates cures through cancer research in Hawaii 09/09/2022

University of Hawaii Cancer Center accelerates cures through cancer research in Hawaii

HI Now featured UH Cancer Center researcher, Lenora Loo, PhD, to talk about the Cancer Center's mission and about breast cancer facts and statistics.

University of Hawaii Cancer Center accelerates cures through cancer research in Hawaii HI Now host Rachel Pacarro speaks to Dr. Loo as she shares the work of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center!

Timeline Photos 09/07/2022

At just a few months old, Nicolas Villanueva was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer, hepatoblastoma, that can affect children between birth and the age of 3. He was put on a regimen of chemotherapy, and his parents enrolled him in a clinical trial through the UH Cancer Center, offering him the latest treatment options.

Spending a lot of time in the hospital growing up and having survived his battle with cancer, Villanueva was inspired to become a physician. He now is an oncologist specializing in adult hematology/oncology at the Sullivan Care Center at the Queen's Medical Center- West O'ahu, The Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu, and Kuakini Medical Plaza.

09/02/2022

In honor of , we spotlight some of the UH Cancer Center's initiatives that directly benefit the Native Hawaiian community.

The Center's Native Hawaiian Community Advisory Board works to address the cancer-related health concerns of Native Hawaiians. The board reviews research findings on health and social issues concerning Native Hawaiians to advise on ways to disseminate the information in Native Hawaiian communities.

Timeline Photos 08/31/2022

Congratulations to UH Cancer Center Interim Director, Loïc Le Marchand, MD, PhD, for being named the recipient of the 2022 American Association for Cancer Research Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities. Read more here: http://ow.ly/ScV750Kxfv8

$2.8M e-cigarette intervention grant for Hawaii’s youth 08/25/2022

$2.8M e-cigarette intervention grant for Hawaii’s youth

Our Center's researcher Scott Okamoto was featured in KHON2 News regarding his $2.8M grant to develop a culturally-grounded e-cigarette intervention plan for rural Hawaiian youth.

$2.8M e-cigarette intervention grant for Hawaii’s youth Researcher Scott Okamoto, PhD, MDW from the University of Hawaii Cancer Center received a $2.8 million grant to evaluate and develop an e-cigarette prevention for Hawaii’s adolescence.

UH Researcher Gets $2.8M To Help Prevent Va**ng Among Rural Hawaiian Youth 08/25/2022

UH Researcher Gets $2.8M To Help Prevent Va**ng Among Rural Hawaiian Youth

Our Center's researcher Scott Okamoto was featured in Honolulu Civil Beat regarding his $2.8M grant to develop a culturally-grounded e-cigarette intervention plan for rural Hawaiian youth.

UH Researcher Gets $2.8M To Help Prevent Va**ng Among Rural Hawaiian Youth A University of Hawaii Cancer Center researcher was awarded a $2.8 million grant to develop and test an e-cigarette prevention plan for the state’s rural youth, especially Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders who are disproportionately affected, according to a press release. This comes aft...

08/16/2022

The Center congratulates Monica Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO, for becoming the first female National Cancer Institute Director!

08/15/2022

UH Cancer Center researcher Scott Okamoto, PhD, MSW, received $2.8 million to develop and evaluate a school-based, culturally grounded e-cigarette prevention intervention for Hawaiʻi’s rural youth. The intervention will introduce new e-cigarette and va**ng prevention content. It will also add new components such as a social and print media campaign across middle, intermediate, and multi-level public and public-charter schools on the Big Island.

08/11/2022

Stephanie Si Lim, Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center and pediatric hematologist oncologist at recently brought Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) to the state of Hawaiʻi. This therapy helps to modify a patient’s T cells (a type of immune cell) to make them more capable of fighting cancer. The effort can result in the development of life-saving treatments for cancers that are difficult to treat.

08/08/2022

University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Join the thriving field of clinical research as part of the Clinical Research Professional Certificate Program. Visit outreach.hawaii.edu/cancer-center for more information. Details are also given in the flyer below!

Timeline Photos 07/20/2022

A study led by Izumi Okado, PhD, found that Hawaiʻi patients with cancer who were enrolled in therapeutic clinical trials had significantly more positive care coordination experiences. To read more about this study, visit http://ow.ly/tLXQ50JZJPq

Timeline Photos 07/18/2022

Lani Park, PhD, MPH, and Iona Cheng, PhD, MPH, have received over $700,000 to study the role of structural racism on racial and ethnic inequities in lung cancer risks. Read more here: http://ow.ly/rotE50JYIoJ

Timeline Photos 07/08/2022

As the search for a permanent Director continues, Dr. Le Marchand was appointed Interim Director of the UH Cancer Center. Having joined the UH Mānoa faculty in 1987 and assuming various leadership roles at the Center, Dr. Le Marchand brings decades of experience and knowledge to guide the Center during this transitioning period.

Timeline photos 07/08/2022

Interested in the field of clinical research? For more information about the program, visit: http://ow.ly/o9Hy50JR7R1

06/30/2022

Season 1 — Episode 10 (FINALE)

PARTICIPATION OF CHILDREN IN CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS

In the final episode of CANCER ANSWERS season 1, Dr. Stephanie Lim joins our host Haider Rifaat for a talk on the role of children in cancer clinical trials. Dr. Lim is an Associate Member in the Cancer Biology Program, and a Core Clinical Member (Translational and Clinical Research) at the UH Cancer Center.

Visit our website for more information: https://uhcancercenter.org

Follow us on our social media pages: Twitter: https://twitter.com/UHCancerCenter

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UHCancerCenter

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/UHCancerCenter

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Season 1 — Episode 10 (FINALE)

PARTICIPATION OF CHILDREN IN CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS

In the final episode of CANCER ANSWERS season 1, Dr. Stephanie Lim joins our host Haider Rifaat for a talk on the role of children in cancer clinical trials. Dr. Lim is an Associate Member in the Cancer Biology Program, and a Core Clinical Member (Translational and Clinical Research) at the UH Cancer Center.

Visit our website for more information: https://uhcancercenter.org

Follow us on our social media pages: Twitter: https://twitter.com/UHCancerCenter

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UHCancerCenter

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/UHCancerCenter

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