The UK Markey Cancer Center is joining a National Cancer Institute (NCI) initiative aimed at improving colorectal cancer screening rates among men and women aged 50 and older from racially, ethnically and geographically diverse communities.
The national Screen to Save (S2S) Colorectal Cancer Outreach and Screening Initiative is led by the NCI's Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities.
Written by Traci Brewer, executive director of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky (DSACK). UK HealthCare is proud to support DSACK and many other community organizations.
Today, March 21, is World Down Syndrome Day. Why? Because it’s 3/21, and people with Down syndrome have three copies of the 21st chromosome. That means they have 47 ...more
Two years ago, Sunny King began to volunteer at UK HealthCare as a “baby cuddler.” When volunteers were no longer able to enter the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) last year, King was determined to do something to support the patients and families during the holidays. Since it was the holiday season, she thought a ...more
For more than 30 years, employees at the University of Kentucky and UK HealthCare have worked to fulfill wishes during the holiday season. Each year, the Circle of Love program has expanded and reached more children in and around Fayette County.
More magical every year
Planning begins in July and a committee made up of UK employees works to ensure ...more
For the third year, the UK Cochlear Implant Program and the Lexington Hearing and Speech Center are partnering with Songs for Sound, a program dedicated to improving the quality of life for those who have profound hearing loss.
Songs for Sound will host its Hear the Music event in Lexington, bringing some of country music’s most ...more