On Friday, Aug. 23, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center celebrated the public grand opening of the renovated Lurleen B. Wallace Tumor Institute (WTI).
As the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Deep South region comprising Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, South Carolina and Georgia, the UAB Cancer Center is home to more than 350 physicians and researchers.
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UAB, home to some of the nation’s most prestigious centers for the study of cancer, neuroscience, AIDS, diabetes and more, excels at translating medical discoveries in the lab to revolutionary therapies at the bedside and in clinics.