• A Novel Way to Tackle Sun Damage: UA Nurse-Scientist to Teach Massage Therapists about Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

    What if in addition to soothing cramped muscles massage therapists could be enlisted and trained to help reduce skin cancer risk?

  • H-H. Sherry Chow - 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD Award

    H-H. Sherry Chow, PhD, is the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award, presented at the 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon Award Lectures.

  • Honoring the Career of David S. Alberts, MD

    As we celebrate his dedication to cancer research and treatment, the UACC has launched a campaign in honor of David S. Alberts, MD to endow the Skin Cancer Institute for statewide research and education programs. 

A Novel Way to Tackle Sun Damage: UA Nurse-Scientist to Teach Massage Therapists about Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

What if in addition to soothing cramped muscles massage therapists could be enlisted and trained to help reduce skin cancer risk?

H-H. Sherry Chow - 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD Award

H-H. Sherry Chow, PhD, is the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award, presented at the 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon Award Lectures.

Honoring the Career of David S. Alberts, MD

As we celebrate his dedication to cancer research and treatment, the UACC has launched a campaign in honor of David S. Alberts, MD to endow the Skin Cancer Institute for statewide research and education programs. 

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Arizona is home to 10,000 actively licensed massage therapists, each of whom averages 12 clients per week or roughly 7,000 client encounters a year. What if in addition to soothing cramped muscles those massage therapists could be enlisted and trained to help reduce skin cancer risk?

H-H. Sherry Chow, PhD, is the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award, presented at the 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon Award Lectures. Dr. Chow is Co-Director of the UACC's Cancer Prevention and Control Program. Her lecture, titled Clinical Development of Cancer Preventive Agents: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities, was presented to a full audience at the Kiewit Auditorium on May 18, 2017.

The BEAR DOWN. BEAT CANCER. series, which is open to the public, will focus on trends in research and clinical care involving such topics as breast cancer, head and neck cancer, translational science, and diet. The series runs February 2 - May 4, 2017.