News from Holden

From the Director

Weiner to step down as director of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center March 31; Henry to serve as interim director

George Weiner, MD, director of University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, will step down from the leaders

Innovation

Caris’ Precision Oncology Alliance Welcomes University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Holden Cancer Center joins Caris’ extensive network of leading cancer institutions committed to utilizing clinical

Innovation

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center among nation’s top cancer organizations to issue joint call to action for increased lung cancer screening

University of Iowa’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center has partnered with more than 50 cancer organizations to issue a call to action urging individuals, providers and insurers to increase access to and utilization of low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans for those at high risk for lung cancer.

Innovation

Unique bone cancer treatment is customized to each patient’s anatomy

The treatment uses 3D technology to precisely map tumor removal and develop prosthetics that are unique to each patient’s anatomy. It’s helping patients get back to their active lifestyles sooner.

Research

Faculty awarded 2022 ACS seed grant through Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Two early-career scientists have each been awarded a one-year, $40,000 American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant through University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Research

Faculty awarded ASC seed grant through Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Two early-career scientists have each been awarded a one-year, $30,000 American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant through Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI.

UI Health Care designated first Pheo Para Cancer Center of Excellence in Iowa and surrounding states

Pheo Para Alliance has designated University of Iowa Health Care as a Center of Excellence for pediatric and adult cancers, the first designation made in Iowa and the surrounding states.

From the Director

Congratulations to Dr. Raymond Hohl

Dr. Raymond Hohl departs from Holden to become the director of the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute. In light of this, Dr. Weiner highlights his greatest accomplishments at Iowa.