Athletes running along a path for a race
April 18, 2024

Support brain cancer research during the 11th annual Blazer Bolt 5K and fun run

Join the fight against brain cancer by participating in the Blazer Bolt 5K or fun run on Saturday, May 18, at Railroad Park.
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Race to Cure Sarcoma, Sarcoma Foundation of America
January 30, 2024

Race to Cure Sarcoma Birmingham set for March 23

Join us for the first Race to Cure Sarcoma Birmingham on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at Railroad Park in downtown Birmingham. The Race to Cure Sarcoma is a leading run/walk event in the United States, and we are so excited to bring it to Birmingham.
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Group photo of people celebrating the victory bell
November 16, 2023

New victory bells will ring for many personal triumphs in cancer survivorship

At UAB, we understand that every step of your cancer journey is significant. We believe in acknowledging and celebrating your victories along the way. That's why we introduce to you the Cancer Victory Bell - a symbol of hope and a reminder that we are all in this together.
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No Shave November
November 14, 2023

UAB’s No Shave November campaign for prostate cancer awareness underway

Join the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Department of Urology in a “No Shave November” competition to raise funds for UAB’s Program for Personalized Prostate Cancer Care.
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September 28, 2023

Get Involved: October Cancer Fundraising Events

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which inspires a variety of educational and fundraising events. From foot races to cookouts—all benefitting cancer research—there’s something for everyone.
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August 24, 2023

Announcing the Inaugural Cohort of O’Neal Community Builders

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center is pleased to announce the inaugural cohort of Community Builders. This group of individuals will serve as ambassadors for promoting diversity, equity and inclusion principles in all aspects of cancer workforce development.
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Dorothea Staursky speaking to U.S. Congress
April 19, 2023

O’Neal CCC Administrator Asks Congress to Support Bone Marrow Donation

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Dorothea Staursky urges Congress to approve a budget increase for a program that helps find matching bone marrow donors for people with leukemia and other blood disorders.
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UAB Building
March 22, 2023

UAB and Bibb Medical Center partner to fight colorectal cancer

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is partnering with Bibb Medical Center to provide care to rural patients. The partnership will provide screening and diagnostic modalities for colon and stomach cancers, in addition to reflux disease and swallowing difficulty.
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Legs of runners on a dirt path next to a lake
March 17, 2023

Blazer Bolt 5K and fun run scheduled for May 20, 2023

Blazer Bolt Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization whose annual event is the Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer, which is a race created to support those battling brain cancer. All proceeds will directly benefit the UAB Division of Neuro-Oncology and Children’s of Alabama Neuro-Oncology, to help fund adult and pediatric brain cancer research and patient support services.
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Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., MPH
November 2, 2022

Cervical Cancer Summit, made possible by strong community partnerships, was a success

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology hosted a Cervical Cancer Summit in collaboration with the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center and Alabama Department of Public Health on Friday, Sept. 30, at the Marriott Birmingham Grandview Hotel as an effort to tackle cervical cancer in Alabama.
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Students at Vestavia participating in the Rebels Impact through Service and Engagement (RISE) program
November 15, 2019

Vestavia RISE

Vestavia teens raise more than $200K for specialized, young adult cancer care at UAB.
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Mayor Woodfin at the O'neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB
April 17, 2019

Mayor Woodfin visits the Cancer Center

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin saw first-hand how the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center advances its mission of cancer research and care during a tour of the center this fall.
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Participants walking in the Lace Up For a Cure
April 17, 2019

Lace Up for a Cure

The inaugural Lace Up for a Cure walk brought together people from across the Birmingham community who have been affected by cancer.
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