Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Dr. Wagner-led study yields novel breast cancer finding

Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. Of those women, approximately one in five test positive for Her2, an aggressive type of breast cancer that is harder to fight because it is less responsive to hormonal therapy.

Jan 24, 2012

Take an interactive look at the proposed cancer center

Check out a great interactive graphic of the proposed new cancer center from the Omaha World-Herald.

Jan 19, 2012

UNMC and The Nebraska Medical Center Unveil Plans for a New Cancer Center

New center would elevate Nebraska’s role in cancer care and research

Jan 19, 2012

Plans unveiled for new cancer center

Preliminary plans for a new cancer center at the medical center’s Omaha campus were announced today by leaders from UNMC and The Nebraska Medical Center. The project is the largest ever proposed for the medical center.

Jan 18, 2012

Country music star Justin Moore to perform at 2012 Cattlemen’s Ball

Small town Arkansas singer has 3 top 10 hits

Dec 15, 2011

Medical treatment close to home

Learn about a UNMC Eppley Cancer Center effort to bring clinical trials to patients throughout the state.

Nov 2, 2011

Lasker-DeBakey award recipient, Dr. Brian Druker, to present Latta Lecture

Brian Druker, M.D., an oncologist at Oregon Health and Sciences University and a Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, will present the Latta Lecture at UNMC on Friday at noon in the Eppley Science Hall.

Oct 20, 2011

UNMC in China – Joint research symposium broadens collaboration

BEIJING — The fight against cancer is a global effort. To that end, a group of UNMC scientists were in China this week for the 2011 Annual Symposium of the China-U.S. Research Center for Life Sciences on Cancer and Stem Cells.

Oct 13, 2011

Homing in on pancreatic cancer

With the recent deaths of Apple founder Steve Jobs and Nobel Prize winner Ralph Steinman, M.D., pancreatic cancer is once again on the public’s radar screen. UNMC researchers recently secured a large grant to help their efforts to tackle this killer.

Oct 12, 2011

Cattlemen’s Ball awards $1.3 million to UNMC Eppley Cancer Center

Remaining $150,000 divided among 36 health and wellness organizations in West Point area West Point, NE – The 2011 Nebraska Cattlemen’s Ball, which raised a record total of nearly $1.5 million, has announced its distribution of the funds. The Eppley Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will receive 90 percent of the […]

Oct 12, 2011