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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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

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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Markey Women Strong News & Updates | Issue 4 | December 2021

We take a look back at the Markey Cancer Center's successes in research in 2021.

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Stories of Impact

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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Markey Women Strong – Now Accepting 2021 Renewals and New Memberships

Markey Women Strong – Now Accepting 2021 Renewals and New Memberships

Renewals and new member sign-ups are now available for the 2021 Markey Women Strong program.

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Teenage Markey DineAround Creator Honored For His Work to Help Fight Cancer

Teenage Markey DineAround Creator Honored For His Work to Help Fight Cancer

Drew Rodriguez, the teenage creator of the Markey DineAround, was honored with the Young Adult in Philanthropy award at the 2020 virtual National Philanthropy Day hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

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News & Updates

Markey Women Strong News & Updates | Issue 3

Markey Women Strong News & Updates | Issue 3

Get to know your 2021 Markey Women Strong Distinguished Researchers: Dr. Emilia Galperin and Dr. Luksana Chaiswing

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Local Hotel Group Offers Lodging to Markey Cancer Center Patients During Pandemic

Local Hotel Group Offers Lodging to Markey Cancer Center Patients During Pandemic

When the Hope Lodge had to close at the beginning of the pandemic, the UK Markey Cancer Foundation and Markey Cancer Center worked with Rainmaker Hospitality who donated more than 1,000 nights’ stays to cancer patients, caretakers and family members.

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