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National Cancer Institute-Funded Leukemia Researcher Joins Stephenson Cancer Center

Asish Ghosh, PhD, a cancer researcher who work focuses on understanding leukemia and other hematologic malignancies, was recently recruited to the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma. Ghosh comes to Oklahoma from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he was Assistant Professor of Medicine in Mayo’s Division of Hematology. At the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center he will hold a faculty appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology.

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Stephenson Cancer Center Announces $20 Million TSET Expansion Grant to Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center

The Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust has awarded a five-year, $20 million grant to Stephenson Cancer Center to fund the expansion of the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center. Grant dollars will directly support the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center, a program of the Stephenson Cancer Center. Tobacco use in Oklahoma continues to be our greatest preventable cause of premature death and disability, and the economic cost to our state exceeds $2 billion.

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Two behavioral scientists who specialize in tobacco control research, Darla Kendzor, PhD, and Michael Businelle, PhD, have been recruited to the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma. They bring expertise in utilizing targeted incentives and mobile health technologies as a tool for curbing tobacco use and promoting healthy lifestyle choices, with a particular focus on low socioeconomic status populations.

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National Cancer Institute-Funded Researcher Recruited to Stephenson Cancer Center

Jie (Jerry) Wu, PhD, a cancer researcher who studies the molecular mechanisms that lead to the development of cancer, was recently recruited to the Stephenson Cancer Center at The University of Oklahoma. Wu will be co-leader of the cancer center’s Cancer Biology Program.

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"Fingerprinting" Tumors to Match Cancer Patients to Best Treatments

Cancer diagnosis is not a one-size-fits-all proposition nor is cancer treatment. Now, a new clinical trial at the Stephenson Cancer Center will help match cancer patients with the best treatment option for their specific cancer.

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