Pramod K. Srivastava, an accomplished leader in basic and translational research and director of the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health. (UConn Photo)

UConn Health Receives $3 Million for Cancer Research

The gift from Ray ’56 (CLAS) and Carole Neag will support research on genomics-guided cancer treatment.

Dr. Agnes Kim

Beating Cancer Can Come with New Health Risks

The No. 1 killer of cancer survivors is heart disease. Here’s what UConn Health is doing about it.

Raising Colon Cancer Awareness Among Minorities

Dr. Jose Orellana, internal medicine physician at UConn Health, discusses why some minority groups are at increased risk of the disease.

Medical assistant Jody D'Antonio

New Imaging Tool Bypasses Blade to Check for Skin Cancer

The UConn Health Center’s dermatology chair is the only dermatologist in Connecticut trained on confocal microscopy, enabling her to analyze skin lesions on a cellular level without a biopsy.

Health Center Introduces Lung Cancer Screening Program

The program’s goal is to find lung cancer in its earliest and most treatable stages.

Dental Care Leads to Free Breast Cancer Screening

The Screening with a Smile program offers mammograms to underserved women seeking dental care at the Health Center.

Dr. Soheil Sam Dadras

Health Center Research Focuses on Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer

Dr. Soheil Sam Dadras is closer to predicting which melanomas will become metastatic.

Dr. Pramod K. Srivastava, director of the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, in his lab. (Chris DeFrancesco/UConn Health Center Photo)

UConn Doctor’s Vaccine Technology Shows Promise in Brain Cancer Treatment

The vaccine is based on the role of heat shock protein (HSP) in immune response, an area pioneered by Dr. Pramod Srivastava.

Meg Gerrard, research professor of psychology on March 28, 2013. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Expanding Cancer Research at UConn

New faculty member Meg Gerrard, who previously worked at Dartmouth's comprehensive cancer center, hopes to build new cancer research programs at UConn.

EVIS EXERA III endoscopy system better

New Tools to Detect Colon Cancer

UConn Health Center is one of the first medical centers to use the latest high definition endoscopes.