The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is Alabama’s only cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute and is a national leader in driving cancer research, advancing new cancer treatments, engaging communities in cancer prevention and early detection initiatives, and training the next generation of cancer physicians and scientists. Since it was established in 1971, the Cancer Center has been continuously funded for 48 years and has become a world-renowned institution for cancer research, cancer care and the delivery of that care to all people.
Rodney Rocconi, MD, discusses the continued exploration of antibody-drug conjugates in patients with ovarian cancer, biomarkers and agents under investigation in the space, and the ongoing research being conducted at the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded a five-year Cancer Center Core Support Grant of $27,477,570 from the National Cancer Institute.
TogetHER for Health is honoring the contributions of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Isabel Scarinci, PhD, with the first-ever Trailblazer Award for her tireless dedication to saving women’s lives both in Alabama and across the world.
The potent, highly selective, next-generation PI3Kδ inhibitor parsaclisib demonstrated activity and an acceptable safety profile in patients with Bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitor-naïve relapsed/refractory mantle cell lymphoma.
Luciano J. Costa, MD, discusses the emerging role of CAR T-cell therapy in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma, investigational products such as ide-cel, orva-cel, and JNJ-4528, and early intervention strategies to manage the toxicities associated with these products.