UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 2

contents 6 IMMUNOTHERAPY 2 Using the Human Body as a Weapon Against Cancer SURVIVOR PROFILE................6 CLINICAL UPDATE.................9 UAB Opens New Integrative Medicine Clinic CENTER PROFILE...................11 Jeffrey Nix, M.D. BCRFA PRESENTS RECORD-BREAKING DONATION...............................23 Harvest for Health Expands Across Alabama SCIENTIST PROFILE...............17 Lalita Shevde-Samant, Ph.D. TO THE CENTER UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law and may be designated for the cancer RESEARCH UPDATE..............16 GIVING There are a variety of ways to give to the RESEARCH UPDATE.............14 UAB Brings Proton Therapy for Advanced Cancer Treatment to Birmingham 20 2017 ARTBLINK..................... 20 Maggie Hanberry 2017 • VOLUME XXXIII • NUMBER 1 RESEARCH BRIEFS................ 24 or research area of your choice. Every dollar stays here in Birmingham and is directly NEWS AND EVENTS............26 INSIDE VIEW.......................... 28 In Memoriam: Emmie Bolden applied to cancer research and treatment. Donations may be made by visiting the Cancer Center’s Web site, uab.edu/cancer, or by calling the Office of Development and Community Relations at (205) 934-1603.