A financial gift announced today will allow for the expansion of a resource center for patients and families at the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Director Dr. Donald Miller says the gift comes from Raymond and Eleanor Loyd of Louisville. Both are cancer survivors who received treatment at the Brown Center, as… Continue reading Brown Cancer Center Receives Gift For Resource Facility
The group isn’t lobbying for any specific legislation, but they do support a statewide indoor smoking ban, similar to the law currently on the books in Louisville.
The University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center has received a prestigious national designation for its breast care program. U of L President James Ramsey says the center is the first in Kentucky to be granted full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. “Accreditation means that right here in Louisville, Kentucky… Continue reading Brown Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation
Over the years, tobacco has been a major economic engine for Kentucky. But the number of tobacco farmers has plummeted since the federal government ended its 70 year old price support program in 2004. Those who still grow tobacco say the crop has an uncertain future as the nation’s smoking rate continues to decline. WFPL’s… Continue reading Biotech Breakthroughs Could Lead to New Tobacco Industry
University of Louisville Health Care officials hope to have power restored to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center Thursday.
Monday’s announcement that a German scientist will share this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine is being celebrated at the University of Louisville. Dr. Harald zur Hausen is being honored for identifying the human pappiloma virus, or HPV, as the cause of cervical cancer. That led to the development of a cervical cancer vaccine with the… Continue reading U of L Celebrates Nobel Announcement