Markey News & Highlights

Find the most recent news, videos, and more about the UK Markey Cancer Center below. 


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New Study Shows Hope, Options for Older Patients With Liver Cancer

7/28/2022


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UK HealthCare No. 1 Again in Ky., Cancer Care Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

7/26/2022


screening bill signing

Gov. Beshear Signs Bill Establishing Lung Cancer Screening Program

7/22/2022


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Keeneland Bluegrass International Cup to Benefit Markey Cancer Foundation

7/19/2022

Dunbar Students Sweep Regional Science Fair With Mentorship From Markey

6/30/2022

Markey Patient Overcomes Aggressive Cancer Diagnosis, Inspires Hope

6/29/2022

Markey Cancer Data Portal Provides Digital Footprint of Cancer in Kentucky

6/23/2022

Multimedia Project Spotlights Cancer Burden in Appalachia

6/14/2022

Lower Your Cancer Risk With Easy Diet Changes

6/6/2022

UK Receives Renewed $11.4 Million Grant to Further Cancer Research

6/2/2022

Cancer Survivors Bond Over Shared Experiences at Markey's Expressions of Courage Event

6/1/2022

UK Receives Renewed $11.4 Million Grant to Further Cancer Research

5/25/2022

Pediatric Cancer Research Funding Critical to Save Lives

5/23/2022

Ky. Cancer Needs Assessment Report Details Critical Steps to Address Cancer Burden

5/16/2022

Cancer Research Highlighted in Day-long Spotlight Event

5/11/2022

BLOG: Cancer in Kentucky: Why Research Matters

5/10/2022

Davis Devotes Most of 40+ Year Career at UK to Caring for Cancer Patients

4/26/2022

UK Markey Cancer Center Joins Global Network to Advance Precision Oncology Research

4/14/2022

Markey Global Cancer Consortium Studies New Option for Diagnosing Lung Cancer

3/31/2022

UK Markey Cancer Foundation Funds World’s 1st Distinguished Professorship in Neuroendocrine Tumor Research

3/29/2022

Reminder: Schedule Your Colorectal Cancer Screening

3/28/2022

'They Treat Me Like a Person, Not a Chart': Colon Cancer Patient Thankful for Markey Team

3/21/2022

Junior Lauren Hudson Making Strides on Cancer Education, Literacy Through Research

3/16/2022

Social Workers Help Patients Find Light After Cancer Diagnosis

3/8/2022

‘UK at the Half’: Philanthropy Boosts Cancer Care at Markey

3/7/2022

DanceBlue 2022 Raises $1,430,497 For the Kids

3/6/2022

DanceBlue Leadership Prepares for 17th Annual Dance Marathon This Weekend

3/1/2022

'Behind the Blue': A Tradition of Care and Support With DanceBlue

2/28/2022

Markey's ACTION Program Announces Second Edition of Book

2/28/2022

UK, UK HealthCare Experts to Be Featured in KET Lung Disease Series

2/22/2022

'Behind the Blue': Mark Evers on the Milestones and Accomplishments of the UK Markey Cancer Center

2/22/2022

Historic, Multi-Million Dollar Gift Invests in Expansion of UK Markey Cancer Center Patient Care

2/17/2022

Markey Study Examines Kentucky’s Lung Cancer Disparities

2/17/2022

Brainson Lab Developing New Treatment Approaches for Lung Cancer

2/9/2022

The Impact of Research at the UK College of Medicine

2/8/2022

‘UK at the Half’: Miss USA, UK Alum Elle Smith Thankful for Wildcat Community

2/8/2022

'Team Jared' Honors KCH Patient After Cancer Battle

2/2/2022

Miss USA Elle Smith Talks Cervical Cancer Awareness with UK Markey Cancer Center

1/31/2022

Cervical Cancer Prevention is Possible With Increased Screening and Awareness

1/18/2022

Markey Cancer Foundation Receives ACS Grant to Help Patients Overcome Access to Care Barriers

12/21/2021

How an Experimental Therapy Brought This Markey Patient Back From the Brink

12/20/2021

UK HealthCare Employee Perseveres Through Pandemic, Cancer Diagnosis to Earn Art Degree

12/16/2021

UK Board of Trustees Approves Land Purchase for New Markey Cancer Outpatient Center

12/14/2021

Opportunity Open for Appalachian Students Interested in Cancer-Focused Careers

12/9/2021

Markey’s SHE in Oncology Program Provides Valuable Experience for Future Women in Science

12/6/2021

‘UK at the Half’: Learn About the Markey STRONG Program

11/23/2021

New UK Program Will Address Rural Cancer Health Disparities

11/19/2021

Q&A: Melinda Ickes Discusses Importance of Tobacco Prevention

11/19/2021

Markey Physician, Patient Join Governor in Proclaiming Lung Cancer Awareness Month

11/18/2021

'UK at the Half': Learn About Markey's SHE in Oncology Program

11/17/2021

Markey Molecular Tumor Board Improves Patient Outcomes in Appalachian Kentucky

11/2/2021

Lung Cancer Survivor 'Explores Uncharted Waters,' Offers Hope and Help With Cancer Support Group

11/1/2021

Markey Receives ACS Grant to Remove Transportation Barriers for Patients

10/21/2021

Markey Study Shows Nutrient-Regulated Hormone Alters Stem Cell Function

10/6/2021

UK Study Shows Combination Therapy May Potentially Improve Ovarian Cancer Patient Outcomes

9/28/2021

Society of University Surgeons Honors Markey Center's Mark Evers

9/23/2021

ACTION Students Document Cancer Crisis in Appalachia in New Photography Exhibit

9/21/2021

What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer Screenings

9/13/2021

'Whatever It Takes' — Middlesboro Mom Shows Superheroine Strength in Cancer Battle

9/3/2021

Lt. Gov. Coleman, Female Legislators Highlight UK’s Ovarian Cancer Screening Program

9/2/2021

UK HealthCare Launches Pediatric Neuroendocrine Tumor Program

8/26/2021

Markey Makes Major Impact on National Genomics Trial

8/24/2021

New Markey Initiative Helps Affiliates Deliver Cancer Care Closer to Home

8/17/2021

UK HealthCare Increases Visitor Restrictions Due to COVID Surge

8/12/2021

UK HealthCare Ranks No. 1 in Kentucky, Cancer Care Again Ranks Nationally in U.S. News & World Report

7/27/2021

UK Study Demonstrates the Benefit of Radiosensitizers in Cancer Treatment

7/27/2021

Staying Hydrated is Important During Cancer Treatment

7/26/2021

Diagnosed With Advanced Colorectal Cancer, Young UK Researcher Fights Back

7/23/2021

Markey Cancer Center at Lexington Clinic Richmond Location Has Moved

7/23/2021

ACTION Preps Kentucky High Schoolers for Cancer Careers Even Through the Pandemic

7/23/2021

UK Study to Reveal Health Equity Impacts of Flavored Tobacco Sale Restrictions

6/22/2021

UK Study Shows Methods to Increase Cancer Screening Awareness in Disparate Populations

6/8/2021

Markey Cancer Center Encourages COVID-19 Vaccinations for Cancer Patients

5/28/2021

Magnet Status Achieved for UK HealthCare, Eastern State Hospital

5/28/2021

Drug Derived from Kentucky-Grown Plant Shows Promise for Ovarian Cancer Treatment, Study Shows

5/28/2021

Spread the Word: Oral Cancer Screenings are Critical

5/28/2021

Preventing Cancer Recurrence with Coffee? Markey Launches Unique Clinical Trial

5/28/2021

UK HealthCare Announces Plan for New Ambulatory Cancer Complex

5/28/2021

COVID-19 Devastation in India Hits Home for Many South Asian Americans at UK

5/28/2021

Meadowview Regional Medical Center Announces Collaboration with Markey, Celebrates $7.6 Million Cancer Center Expansion

5/28/2021

Markey, Other Top U.S. Cancer Centers Urge Resumption of HPV Vaccination

5/28/2021

Betty Graham:'Skin Cancer Screenings Saved My Life'

5/28/2021

Kunos Appointed Medical Director of Markey Clinical Research Office

5/28/2021

Cancer Tried, But He's Still Here

4/30/2021

1/20/2021

12/20/2019

Elizabeth Chapin

PR & MEDIA
CONTACT

Elizabeth Chapin is the public relations officer for the UK Markey Cancer Center. She joined the UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications office health care team in 2019. Before coming to UK, Elizabeth served as public affairs manager for the California State University Office of the Chancellor.

Elizabeth Chapin
UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications
Public Relations Officer
(859) 562-2207

Markey Cancer Center is NCI-designated

The UK Markey Cancer Center was first designated by the National Cancer Institute in 2013 – a distinction that recognizes our extraordinary ability to provide world-class care for our patients. We are the only NCI-designated cancer center in Kentucky and one of only 71 in the nation.

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