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Member Monday: September 23, 2019

ACCC Editorial Staff

September 23, 2019

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

Every other Monday, ACCC highlights the latest news, announcements, resources, and innovations from our member cancer programs. To submit your program, visit the Member News Submission Portal and complete a brief form.

Expanding Clinical Trial Access in Florida

In partnership with AdventHealth, Moffitt Cancer Center has announced that they will be bringing early phase clinical trials to the Orlando area. Previously unavailable in the area, this access will provide patients with cutting-edge cancer treatments and accelerate AdventHealth's efforts to obtain National Cancer Institute designation.

Funding Cancer Research in Pittsburgh

At the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Gala on September 12, nearly a thousand supporters raised more a million dollars for the center's cancer research efforts. Congratulations to Hillman on their successful fundraising event!

Advancing Radiation Oncology in Greensboro

Congratulations to Cone Health Cancer Center's Dr. Matt Manning! The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has honored Dr. Manning as an ASTRO Fellow for his contributions to the field of radiation oncology and his progress in advancing cancer research, education, and patient care.

Funding New Treatment Methods in Kansas

The University of Kansas Cancer Center raised $1.7 million in September during its "Treads and Threads" fundraising event. The cancer center is directing this funding toward the installation of a $50 million proton therapy machine, and will become the first cancer program in the state to offer the treatment.

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