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    Director's Message

    Mark Evers, MDKentucky now has the unfortunate distinction of being first among all 50 states in overall cancer mortality and cancer incidence (covering all cancer sites). Our cancer problem is distinct and prevalent, which underscores Markey's mission to reduce the cancer mortality in our region. Fortunately, our colleagues here are doing their part to make a difference in the lives of our patients, and many of them are going above and beyond by becoming more directly involved in communities and organizations that fight the cancer battle alongside Markey every day.

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  • Campus goes pink for breast cancer awareness

    pink lights on campusOn October 6, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, lights around campus will shine pink to honor survivors, those who are fighting and those we have lost. Together, as a campus family that sees blue every day, we will see pink. Read the letter from President Capilouto and Dr. Evers about Breast Cancer Awareness »


  • Upcoming

    • 3rd Annual Cooking Classes at Rushing Wind Farm

      Join us Sunday, October 19, from 4 to 6 p.m.

      The Real McCoy, Inc. & Catering is partnering with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center for an exclusive event for cancer patients, survivors, and their families to come and enjoy an afternoon at the farm and learn all about preparing home grown fruits and vegetables.

      Only 30 spaces available! Sign up today to reserve your spot!

      Email your name and how many will be attending to:
      rachel.c.miller@uky.edu
      or call 859-257-0519

      Mark your calendar now for this free event featuring:
      Cooking demonstrations!
      Door prizes!
      Farm fresh food!
       
      Hosted by: local chef and author of the Scratch Cooking Cookbook Series, Benita McCoy-Lyons.
    • Learn to make Italian bread

      Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. 

      306 Whitney- Hendrickson Building 
      Markey Cancer Center 

      Learn to make and taste fresh, delicious Italian bread! A free class presented by: Dr. Philip DeSimone.
    • Markey Research Seminars will resume later this year. See the full schedule »  

    Ongoing

    • First Wednesday of each month - American Cancer Society Look Good, Feel Better program. 10 a.m. - noon, second floor Comprehensive Breast Care Center conference room, Whitney-Hendrickson Building. The Look Good, Feel Better program is dedicated to improving the self esteem and quality of life for people undergoing treatment for cancer. Download more information or visit the Look Good, Feel Better website for more information.
    • Fourth Wednesday of each month - Smoothie demonstrations.
      Need a little inspiration? Smoothie demonstrations are offered on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. in the Psych-Oncology Services office, third floor, Whitney-Hendrickson Building.
      Read more about it and watch a video demo » 

    • Monthly events:Jin Shin Jyutsu seminars are held monthly and are free of charge for Markey patients, caregivers and staff.

    • Find a support group. Markey Cancer Center support groups offer the chance to meet and learn from people who share your concerns and needs. See the schedule of patient and survivors support groups »  
  • Markey Cancer Center News

     

  • Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Experiences to Help Others

    Methodist Hospital in Henderson Joins UK Markey Affiliate Network

    UK Staff, Cancer Survivors "Tealgate" to Raise Ovarian Cancer Awareness

    Wolin Joins Markey Team, Expands Program for Neuroendocrine Cancers

    UK Study Identifies Molecule That Induces Cancer-killing Protein

    Twitter Chat Offers Insight on Participating in Health Research

    Markey, Hardin Memorial Health Join Together to Provide Complex Cancer Care in Central and Western Kentucky

    Markey Researchers Develop Web-Based App to Predict Glioma Mutations

    UK Named One of Top Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs

    Smoke-Free Kentucky Campaign Stopping at Markey

    UK Psychologist Creating Online Tool to Help Patients Navigate Lung Cancer Screening Decision

    UK Doctor Competing in Triathlon to Benefit His Cancer Patients

    Expanding Cancer Treatment Options across Eastern Kentucky

    Drink to Your Health: Smoothie Demos Promote Good Nutrition for Cancer Patients

    New UK Study Helps Scientists Understand Melanoma Development

Page last updated: 10/6/2014 4:40:53 PM
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  • Important influenza notice 

    To protect the health of the patients we serve this flu season, UK HealthCare has made temporary changes to Bone Marrow Transplant visitation policies. Read more »

    Para proteger la salud de las personas a quienes atendemos durante esta temporada de influenza, UK HealthCare ha hecho cambios temporales a los reglamentos en cuanto a visitas. Más »

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