UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine Fall 2016 - Page 2

A Tradition of EXCELLENCE SURVIVOR PROFILE................9 Kim Evans CLINICAL UPDATE...............12 Advancing the Standard RESEARCH UPDATE..............14 GIVING BACK 2 FEATURES 2016 • VOLUME XXXII • NUMBER 3 9 Research Shows Difference in Multiple Myeloma Survival Rates CENTER PROFILE...................16 Herbert Chen, M.D. NURSE PROFILE.......................19 Laura Leal, B.S.N., R.N. 2016 FIESTA BALL................. 22 CANCER CENTER NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS.....................................24 CANCER CENTER HONORS SOONG FAMILY..........................................25 22 GIVING TO THE CENTER There are a variety of ways to give to the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law and may be designated for the cancer or research area of your choice. Every dollar QUICK TAKES COVER STORY contents RESEARCH BRIEFS................ 26 stays here in Birmingham and is directly applied to cancer research and treatment. NEWS AND EVENTS............29 INSIDE VIEW.......................... 32 A Look Back 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.