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Colon on the Corner... with Coffee; Thursday, March 7, 7 to 9 a.m. at The Kirklin Clinic
February 21, 2024

Save the Date: Colon on the Corner

Mark your calendar for this year's Colon on the Corner event on Thursday, March 7, and check out additional event details.
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Woman with cancer cooking and smiling with her boyfriend at home
February 21, 2024

5 tips for getting more nutrition during cancer treatment

If you were recently diagnosed with cancer, you may want to do everything you can to develop and maintain healthy behaviors. Anna Abel, a UAB nutrition sciences graduate, shares her expertise for getting more nutrition during cancer treatment.
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Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., MPH
February 15, 2024

Scarinci selected to lead national cervical cancer elimination workgroup

The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., vice chair for Global and Rural Health in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was chosen to lead a workgroup charged with creating the United States cervical cancer elimination plan.  
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Two puzzle pieces coming together in collaboration
February 6, 2024

The Synergy of Collaborative Cancer Research

When members of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center investigate complex questions together, the new therapies, discoveries and patient care improvements that result become more than the sum of the parts
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Woman in white sweater and pants placing hands over lower abdomen
February 1, 2024

Gynecologic cancers: Early detection and understanding symptoms can save lives

According to the American Cancer Society, it was estimated that nearly 115,000 new cases of gynecologic cancers were diagnosed in American women in 2023. However, many women are unaware of their potential risk for developing a gynecologic cancer and the symptoms that indicate they may have cancer.
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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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Andrew McDonald, M.D.
January 31, 2024

Employee Spotlight: Andrew McDonald, M.D.

Andrew McDonald, M.D., answers questions about his career journey and experience as an employee of the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Portrait of an Indian woman with cancer and her doctor
January 30, 2024

Oncology nurse navigators and social workers help simplify the cancer treatment journey

Patients choose the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB for advanced care but also for our unique approach to guiding patients through their cancer treatment journey.
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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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The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB Hospital
January 25, 2024

UAB earns Women’s Choice Award for “Best Hospital” designation for eight areas

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has received eight 2024 Women’s Choice Awards designations for women’s health practice areas. By appearing on the Best Hospitals list, these UAB Medicine clinical areas are considered to represent the top 10 percent of hospital practices across the country.
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Abstract artwork with yellow, black, white, green, pink, orange, and red
January 25, 2024

ArtBLINK Gala returns for 39th year to support cancer research

The advisory board of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will host its 39th annual ArtBLINK Gala on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the UAB Kirklin Clinic.
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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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Group photo of medical professionals
January 24, 2024

UAB Health System and Infirmary Health partner to deliver comprehensive cancer care together

The UAB Health System and Infirmary Health have entered a relationship to bring collaborative, comprehensive cancer services to patients in southern Alabama, southeast Mississippi and the Florida panhandle.
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Closeup shot of a couple holding hands outdoors
January 3, 2024

Tips for maintaining sexual health during cancer survivorship

Over half of the people diagnosed with gynecologic or breast cancer report some type of sexual health issue. However, many of these problems can be overcome if you and your partner proceed with understanding, flexibility, and hopefulness.
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Woman Holding Teal Ribbon on Lower Abdomen
January 3, 2024

Cervical cancer: what you need to know

Each January, Cervical Cancer Awareness Month calls attention to important facts about a type of cancer that is diagnosed in about 14,000 women in the United States annually and is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide.
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Headshot of Sarah Mansfield
December 28, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Sara Mansfield

Sara Mansfield answers questions about her career journey and experience as an employee of the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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December 20, 2023

UAB Breast Cancer Team presents at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

UAB’s Breast Cancer Team presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) December 5 through December 9, 2023.
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December 11, 2023

UAB cancer biology undergraduate student presents at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium

UAB cancer biology undergraduate student Emma Hendrix attended the ASCO Quality Care Symposium October 27, 2023, to present her research poster “Evaluating shared-decision making among women with metastatic breast cancer.” One detail made this opportunity uniquely special however: She presented her research with her grandfather, oncologist Patrick Daugherty, M.D., in attendance.
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A beautiful African American mother with cancer and her son celebrate Christmas Day together
November 28, 2023

Mental wellness tips for cancer survivors during the holidays

Sylvia Huang, Ph.D., director of UAB Medicine’s Psycho-Oncology Program, shares some tips for embracing the holiday spirit with gratitude and mental well-being.
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Headshot of Michelle Taylor
November 28, 2023

Patient Spotlight: Michelle Taylor

Michelle Taylor answers why she chose the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB for her cancer journey and more in this Q&A.
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November 17, 2023

Elizabeth E. Brown, Ph.D., MPH, Appointed as Associate Director for Population Science for the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center

Elizabeth E. Brown, Ph.D., MPH, will be the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Associate Director for Population Science beginning January 1, 2024. Brown is the Endowed Professor of Cancer Pathobiology in the Department of Pathology at the Heersink School of Medicine, immediate past chair of the International Lymphoma and Epidemiology Consortium and co-leader of the O’Neal Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program.
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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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Pancreatic Cancer x-ray
November 13, 2023

Know the symptoms: Pancreatic cancer

This year, the American Cancer Society predicts approximately 1,000 Alabama residents will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. With a trending increase in cases for patients under the age of 55, an expert from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is sharing common signs and symptoms associated with pancreatic cancer to help people reduce risk and identify key indicators.
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