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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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September 29, 2022

Thyroid nodules are common. Here’s what to do after you check your neck.

Thyroid nodules are common, and while simply having irregular thyroid growths does not mean a person has cancer, everyone should check their neck on occasion and let their medical team know of any concerns. Physicians at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center are advancing the field of thyroid care with cutting-edge, patient-specific procedures and collaborative research investigations.
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November 21, 2020

A Quarter-Century of Service, and Counting

The Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center celebrates its silver anniversary this year after 25 years of providing health advocacy and cancer education to communities across the state and the South as a whole.
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Monica Baskin, COE
April 8, 2020

Letter from Monica Baskin: COE using new outreach strategies in the wake of COVID-19

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB remains committed to standing at the forefront of cancer treatment, education and research. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges that require new strategies and procedures to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.
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November 15, 2018

Extending the Benefits of the Cancer Center to All in our State

In April 2019, the outreach office officially changed its name to become the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. This is not just a name change, but a whole new approach of how to reach the community in an effective manner.
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