HEALTH LINE: Cancer Experts Support Surgeon General's Melanoma Initiative

HEALTH LINE: Cancer Experts Support Surgeon General's Melanoma Initiative UC Cancer Institute skin cancer experts support the U.S. surgeon general'sinitiative to prevent melanoma, as they see the detriment caused by the sunevery day.


Focus On Staff With Alison Kastl

Alison Kastl, director of clinical trials at the UC Cancer Institute, earned abachelor of science degree in natural sciences from Xavier University in 1996.


Patient Overcomes Advanced Melanoma With Rare IL-2 Treatment

Cosmetic reasons--and a desire to spend the leftover money in her healthsavings account--were behind Julie Shelton's decision to remove a mole behindher right leg.


Herzog Named New UC Cancer Institute Clinical Director

Thomas Herzog, MD, University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine alumnus,will be the new clinical director of the UC Cancer Institute, effective Aug. 1.


Metastatic Brain Tumor Treatment Could Be on the Horizon With SapC-DOPS Use

A new study provides hope that previously studied SapC-DOPS could be used fortreatment of brain cancer that has spread.


GIVEHOPE, BSI Grant Funds Research Examining Target for Pancreatic Cancer

Thanks to a grant from GIVEHOPE Pancreatic Cancer Research and Awareness Fundand BSI Engineering, scientists are able to study possible treatments forpancreatic cancer.


Survivor Says Cancer Screenings Are Important for Quicker Treatment

It all started with a broken tooth. Lisa Williams, 56, says after beatingNon-Hodgkin's lymphoma and enduring bouts of bronchitis and pneumonia off andon afterward, she thoug


UC, IU, OSU Form Consortium Focusing on Cancer Survivorship

UC, Indiana University and Ohio State University have formed a consortium toimprove survivorship education and delivery in this area of the Midwest.