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July 17, 2024

BCRFA funds cancer-related research grant through O’Neal Invests for spring 2024 cycle

BCRFA funds cancer-related research grant through O’Neal Invests The UAB O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center is pleased to announce that the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) has generously funded […]
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July 15, 2024

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center announces recipients of cancer-related research grants through O’Neal Invests for spring 2024 cycle

The UAB O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center is pleased to announce its spring 2024 O’Neal Invests grant awards.
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June 24, 2024

O’Neal NextGen Award winner, Yogesh Kumar, Ph.D., speaks to thepotential benefits of machine-learning technology in cancer care

New technology presents new opportunities in patient care, something that Yogesh Kumar, Ph.D., knew well when he began researching the use of machine-learning software in cancer treatment. When he received this year’s Mary Ann Harvard NextGen Scholar Award for his work integrating artificial intelligence into radiotherapy, he knew he was on the right track.
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February 1, 2024

BCRFA funds cancer-related research grant through O’Neal Invests

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is pleased to announce that the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) has generously funded three Pre-R01 grants through the fall cycle of O’Neal Invests.
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January 25, 2024

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center announces recipients of cancer-related research grants through O’Neal Invests

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is pleased to announce its fall 2023 O’Neal Invests grant awards.
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November 3, 2023

Highlights from October cancer fundraising events

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center wants to thank everyone for their support and participation during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From Witches Rides to 5K runs, below are some photos highlighting events from around the greater Birmingham area.
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August 23, 2023

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center announces recipients of cancer-related research grants through O’Neal Invests

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is pleased to announce its latest O’Neal Invests grant awards. O’Neal Invests funds UAB investigators initiating new cancer-related projects to do key preliminary work to enable competitive extramural applications. Applications for the seventh grant cycle were submitted in Spring 2023.
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August 23, 2023

Mike Slive Foundation funds cancer-related research grant through O’Neal Invests

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is pleased to announce that the Mike Slive Foundation has generously funded a Pre-R01 grant through the spring cycle of O’Neal Invests.
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August 23, 2023

BCRFA funds cancer-related research grant through O’Neal Invests

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is pleased to announce that the Breast Cancer Resesarch Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) has generously funded a Pre-R01 grant through the spring cycle of O’Neal Invests.
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Caucasian female holding up a teal ribbon for Ovarian Cancer
July 14, 2023

One-of-a-kind Alabama ovarian cancer car tags raise nearly $1.7 million for ovarian cancer research at UAB

Alabama is one of three states currently offering an ovarian cancer car tag — and it is changing the future of ovarian cancer research. Since the tag’s inception, proceeds from each ovarian cancer car tag purchased have gone directly to the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Division of Gynecologic Oncology to support ovarian cancer research.
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Headshots of the five O'Neal Invests Fall 2022 Awardees
March 1, 2023

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center awards $530,000 in cancer-related research grants through O’Neal Invests

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB recently awarded six projects a total of $530,000 in research grants through O'Neal Invests. The O’Neal Invests program funds UAB investigators initiating new cancer-related projects to do key, preliminary work in order to enable competitive R01 applications.
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headshots of the eight Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama awardees
March 1, 2023

Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama awards $800,000 in grants to O’Neal Cancer Center members

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama recently awarded eight researchers at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB a total of $800,000 in breast cancer research funding.
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Courtney Williams, DrPH, and Anna Sorace, Ph.D. headshots side by side
March 1, 2023

Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama awards $320,000 in funding to O’Neal Cancer Center members

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama recently awarded $320,000 in funding to two researchers at the O'Neal Cancer Center.
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Outside of the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB
December 2, 2022

Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama announces $1.275 million investment in Alabama-based breast cancer research

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama today announced a total investment of $1,275,000 in Alabama-based breast cancer research in 2022.
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Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation awards $120,000 to UAB’s Gynecologic Oncology
October 13, 2022

Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation awards $120,000 to UAB’s Gynecologic Oncology

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Gynecologic Oncology has received $120,000 to further ovarian cancer research from the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation.
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O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center exterior shot
September 21, 2022

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center awards $950,000 in cancer-related research grants

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has announced its latest O’Neal Invests grants with awards worth $950,000 that will advance new cancer-related projects and initiatives and enable competitive extramural applications.
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O'neal Comprehensive Cancer Center 50th Anniversary
July 8, 2022

Journey to the Center of the Cancer Universe

As the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first core grant from the National Cancer Institute, its comprehensive vision comes full circle in this retrospective on the history of the NCI designations that started it all.
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George Wheelock
November 21, 2020

The Show Must Go On

After roughly four decades on the Advisory Board of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, George Wheelock III has seen the evolution of both the O’Neal Cancer Center and its annual ArtBLINK Gala. But this year, Wheelock will take on a new role as the Director’s Circle honoree for the Cancer Center’s first-ever virtual ArtBLINK Gala on Feb. 5, 2021.
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George Wheelock
November 5, 2020

From the Archives: George Wheelock III

To celebrate 2021 ArtBLINK Gala Director's Circle honoree George Wheelock III and his almost 40 years on the Advisory Board, the O'Neal Cancer Center revisits this 2008 story about Wheelock from the archives with fresh eyes and annotated updates on Wheelock's life.
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O'neal Comprehensive Cancer Center 1988 fundraising
April 22, 2020

ArtBLINK Gala Goes Virtual for 2021-2022

In 2021, the Advisory Board of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center held its annual ArtBLINK Gala virtually for the first time. Now, with their second virtual ArtBLINK in the books, the board looks back on its history and the history of the gala.
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Artist at ArtBLINK Gala 2020
April 17, 2020

ArtBLINK Gala 2020

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center’s 35th Annual ArtBLINK Gala raised $767,000 for the Cancer Center’s Fund for Excellence. The annual gala is the culmination of its advisory board’s yearly fundraising campaign and has served as one of the city’s premier social events for more than 30 years.
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The BCRFA Junior Board’s signature event, the Pink Up the Pace 5K, has raised more than $40,000 for BCRFA to invest in research in its first two years.
November 18, 2019

Thanks a Million

Dedicated community leaders helped the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama make a record donation to the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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New members of the Young Supporters Board at the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center
April 15, 2019

Cancer Center welcomes new board members

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB recently elected new members to its Advisory Board and Young Supporters Board.
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