A Dual Diagnosis

“The comprehensive care I received at UK Markey not only focused on treating my cancer, but their team also saw me through some of the most challenging personal moments I have ever experienced.”

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The Faces in the Fight Against Cancer

Behind every diagnosis is a person with a story. As the only NCI-designated cancer center in Kentucky, we’re committed to fighting alongside each patient, through triumph and tragedy. Here’s how your support is helping to change outcomes for patients and is making UK Markey the place where Kentucky comes to beat cancer.

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UK Healthcare No. 1 Again in KY., Markey Cancer Center Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

By Allison Perry LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 26, 2022) — The University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital at UK HealthCare earned the ranking of the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and recognized in the Bluegrass Region by the 2022-23 Best Hospitals…

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Three Lexington High School Students Create Tutoring Business and Donate Profits to the Markey Cancer Foundation

Lexington students raise over $1,600 to benefit the UK Markey Cancer Foundation by requesting donations are made in honor of the tutoring service they provide.

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The National Association of Cancer Center Development Officers (NACCDO) Organizations Exceed $10 Billion in Philanthropy from 2018-2021

The National Association of Cancer Center Development Officers (NACCDO) has reported that its member organizations have exceeded a combined $10 billion in philanthropy raised from 2018 through 2021, under the leadership of current NACCDO Chair,…

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Stories of Impact

The UK Markey Cancer Foundation Supporters Submit Kind Messages for those Undergoing Treatment at the Markey Cancer Center

The UK Markey Cancer Foundation Supporters Submit Kind Messages for those Undergoing Treatment at the Markey Cancer Center

Through what has now become a tradition taking place multiple times a year, the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation collected hundreds of kind and uplifting messages for those receiving in-patient care at the Markey…

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The UK Markey Cancer Foundation Provides Annual Thanksgiving Meal and Banners Full of Kind Messages to Those Receiving In-Patient Treatment During the Holiday

The UK Markey Cancer Foundation Provides Annual Thanksgiving Meal and Banners Full of Kind Messages to Those Receiving In-Patient Treatment During the Holiday

On Thursday, November 25, the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation will provide Thanksgiving meals to patients and their families staying at the Markey Cancer Center for treatment during the Thanksgiving holiday.  Through generous donations…

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UK Markey Cancer Foundation Aims to Brighten Patients’ Day with Kind Messages from the Community

UK Markey Cancer Foundation Aims to Brighten Patients’ Day with Kind Messages from the Community

The UK Markey Cancer Foundation gathered kind messages of support from the community dedicated to the patients going through treatment at the UK Markey Cancer Center. The messages will be turned into banners and hung for patients to read.

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COVID-19 Devastation in India Hits Home for Many South Asian Americans at UK

COVID-19 Devastation in India Hits Home for Many South Asian Americans at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2021) – Though she grew up in California, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center research assistant Sumati Hasani spent many summers of her childhood visiting her extended family in India. The first-generation South Asian…

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Markey Women Strong Award 2021 Distinguished Researcher Grants, Reaches $500,000 in Total Giving

Markey Women Strong Award 2021 Distinguished Researcher Grants, Reaches $500,000 in Total Giving

On May 18, The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation’s Markey Women Strong program awarded its annual Distinguished Researcher Grants to UK Markey Cancer Center researchers Dr. Emilia Galperin and Dr. Luksana Chaiswing.  This marks…

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Markey Cancer Foundation and Markey Cancer Center’s 2020 Successes

Markey Cancer Foundation and Markey Cancer Center’s 2020 Successes

In a year where nothing went quite like one expected, the UK Markey Cancer Center and Markey Cancer Foundation, soldiered on caring for patients and persevering in the fight against cancer. Below are some of…

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News & Updates

The UK Markey Cancer Foundation’s Markey Women Strong Awards the 2022 Distinguished Researcher Grants

The UK Markey Cancer Foundation’s Markey Women Strong Awards the 2022 Distinguished Researcher Grants

The UK Markey Cancer Foundation's Markey Women Strong program awarded the 2022 Distinguished Researcher Grants to Dr. Krystle Kuhs and Dr. Jill Kolesar.

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Markey Women Strong News & Updates | Issue 5 | March 2022

Markey Women Strong News & Updates | Issue 5 | March 2022

Catch up on the latest in the Markey Women Strong program and hear from our 2021 researchers one last time.

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The First U.S. Distinguished Professorship in Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Research Funded through University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation

The First U.S. Distinguished Professorship in Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Research Funded through University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation

Markey Cancer Foundation President, Michael Delzotti, receives check for $1million, alongside donor, Payton Lockey of the Amanda W. Lockey Foundation, and Dr. Lowell Anthony, whose work in Neuroendocrine Tumor research this donation will support. LEXINGTON,…

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