KU Cancer Center

Mike Sherry / Heartland Health Monitor

The University of Kansas Cancer Center today submitted its application to the National Cancer Institute to become a “comprehensive” cancer center.

If the cancer center does receive the highly coveted designation, it would become just the 48th institution in the country to do so, joining the likes of the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Scientists and doctors at such centers do basic laboratory research and clinical trials, as well as study the patterns, causes and control of cancer in populations.

KU Cancer Center Recognizes Wagle

Feb 7, 2013

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle was recognized at the Statehouse Thursday for her support of cancer research.