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4:52 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Cancer Clinical Trial Program In Kansas Awaits Decision On Its Fate

A high-mag image of Seminoma, one of many types of cancer treated at Wichita-based Cancer Center of Kansas.
Credit Wikimedia / CC

Kraig Moore is one of the patients helping test experimental cancer treatments through a clinical trials program operated by the Wichita-based Cancer Center of Kansas. The 47-year-old psychologist, who also operates a bed-and-breakfast near Mulvane, Kan., was diagnosed last January with stage 3b metastatic malignant melanoma.

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Health
11:55 am
Fri July 13, 2012

University Of Kansas Gets 'Select' Cancer Institute Designation

Bill Witaker (pictured left), a cancer survivor, spoke at yesterday's official announcement. KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little listened next to him.
Elana Gordon KCUR

KU Cancer Center has obtained a National Cancer Institute designation. Officially.

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Health
11:53 am
Thu July 12, 2012

KU To Announce Prestigious Cancer Center Designation

KU's application to be a nationally designated cancer center was on display at an event last fall, celebrating the application's completion.
Elana Gordon KCUR

Leaders from the University of Kansas, politicians and health officials, including U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, will gather at the University of Kansas Medical Center this afternoon to formally announce KU Cancer Center becoming a National Cancer Institute designation.

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