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Sign for Lucille Parker Markey building at Markey Cancer Center.Why choose Markey?

As Kentucky’s only NCI-designated center, the UK Markey Cancer Center is equipped to provide world-class cancer care. Read more about Markey »

 


 

Researcher working in laboratory.How clinical trials help patients

Clinical trials allow our researchers to do the research that can help heal Kentuckians and move the entire state forward. Read more about clinical trials at Markey »

 


 

After being treated at the UK Markey Cancer Center, Erika Carter returned to the classroom, where her students were excited to see her.Meet Erika Carter

Every patient has a story. Erika Carter shared her own road to recovery, from diagnosis and treatment to returning to her classroom as a teacher. Read Erika's story »  

 


 

Dr. Mark Evers, director of the Markey Cancer, discusses the U.S. News and World Report ranking
  • Cancer Screening Program

    Screening exams are simply medical tests done when you’re healthy. It’s like taking a car in for a tune up. You want to make sure you’re keeping a close check on your body at recommended ages for screenings.

    Those ages may vary depending on your family history. Talk to your doctor about your family’s history of cancer and your personal health history. Both play a major role in deciding what screenings may be best for you. Learn about Markey Cancer Center's screening program »