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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Get details on Ellis Fischel Cancer Center's annual free screening event happening next week in Columbia. Guest: DR. EMILY SMITH | Also, 'Salvation Army Week' is underway! Stop by the Thrift Store for special sales and/or the Harbor House for a special tour. Plus, find out when to mark your calendar for National Donut Day! Guest: JACK HOLLOWAY (4:12) May 13, 2019

You're invited to the 2nd annual Boost Fest at Logboat Brewery in Columbia! Guest ELIZABETH FREEMAN says this all-important fundraiser will help cancer patients in need of "expensive" supplemental nutrition options (like Boost). Also, MICHELE SNODDERLEY and BARB TUTTLE tell us about this year's Children's Camp at Maplewood Barn Theatre in Columbia. The play will be 'Charlotte's Web', and all skill levels are welcome! (4:01) April 4, 2019

Thankfully, "Sweeney Todd" actors DANE JOHNSON and AUBREY HICKS are nothing like their turning-people-into-meatpies characters, but they'll have you thinking they are when the "fun" begins this Friday at Talking Horse Productions in Columbia! Also, AMY HAWKINS, RN, tells us about tomorrow evening's 'Artful Bra' silent auction and reception fundraiser for Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. (4:10) October 10, 2018

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In rural communities, finding transportation to basic health care services can be difficult. So what if instead of making people come to health care – the health care came to them?

Well, the Mobile Mammography Van through Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is working to do just that - bringing preventative mammogram screenings to rural communities.


Ellis Fischel Cancer Center
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Dr. Eric Kimchi was appointed the medical director of MU’s Ellis Fischel Cancer Center on Thursday.

He said he’s looking forward to expanding the recognition and capabilities of the center, and that MU is one of a few universities uniquely situated to become a nation-wide leader in cancer treatment.

Missouri cancer center announces partnership

Mar 21, 2014
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University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe announced Friday the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center will be collaborating with the MD Anderson Network.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is based in Houston and is recognized as one of the nation’s best cancer centers. This center focuses on education, research, and professional training in advanced cancer treatment.  

Wolfe said that he predicts this decision will play a big role the advancement to eradicate cancer.