Dr. John Taylor meets with a urology patient at Dowling South at UConn Health in Farmington. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Urologist Picked to Lead New Bladder Cancer Institute

A donor with no previous ties to the University sought out a UConn Health expert to drive the advancement of bladder cancer care and research.

Vitamin D as Colon Cancer Foe

The director of UConn Health's Colon Cancer Prevention Program explains medicine’s growing understanding of how higher vitamin D levels may slow colon cancer.

Pramod Srivastava, UConn Health. (Lanny Nagler for UConn)

UConn Researchers Develop Personalized Ovarian Cancer Vaccines

The first genomics-driven personalized medicine clinical trial in immunotherapy of ovarian cancer begins at UConn Health this fall.

Jennifer Stroop, certified genetic counselor, at UConn Health with a patient. (UConn Health Photo)

Genetic Screening and Breast Cancer Risk

Two UConn Health genetic counselors discuss a recent call for much wider use of genetic screening for breast cancer.

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.