CENtER pROfILE ...................7 Lisle Nabell

sCIENtIst pROfILE ............ 10 Kent Keyser

sURVIVOR pROfILE ..............14 Dennis Gregg

REsEARCh UpDAtE .............16 Pancreatic Cancer SPORE

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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 stays here in

Birmingham and is directly 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.

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For a free subscription to UAB

Comprehensive Cancer Center, please call

(205) 934-0321 or send an e-mail with your

name and address to info@ccc.uab.edu.

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NEw BOARD MEMBERs .. 21

ADVIsORy BOARD pROfILE ................................... 22 Frank Lynch

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NEws AND EVENts ...........26

INsIDE VIEw ......................... 28 Cancer Center Directors

contents 2011 • Volume xxVII • Number 1 UAB C

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Celebrates 40 Years of Progress and Promise

of Discoveries: Four Decades