• Confronting Health Disparities in Arizona’s Latino Population

    In observance of Binational Health Month, the UA Cancer Center is examining how Arizona can improve the health of the Latino population by addressing health disparities, strengthening cultural competence and increasing diversity.

  • UA Skin Cancer Institute Presents 8th Annual Melanoma Walk, Nov. 4

    Proceeds support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona

  • UA Cancer Center Team Identifies a Switch that May Help Target Dormant Cancer Cells

    Dormant cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy and other treatments. A team led by a UA Cancer Center researcher has identified ways to wake these cells from their slumber to make them susceptible to treatments.

Confronting Health Disparities in Arizona’s Latino Population

In observance of Binational Health Month, the UA Cancer Center is examining how Arizona can improve the health of the Latino population by addressing health disparities, strengthening cultural competence and increasing diversity.

UA Skin Cancer Institute Presents 8th Annual Melanoma Walk, Nov. 4

Proceeds support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona

UA Cancer Center Team Identifies a Switch that May Help Target Dormant Cancer Cells

Dormant cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy and other treatments. A team led by a UA Cancer Center researcher has identified ways to wake these cells from their slumber to make them susceptible to treatments.

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In observance of Binational Health Month, the University of Arizona Cancer Center is taking a closer look at how Arizona can improve the health of the Latino population by addressing health disparities, strengthening cultural competence and building a more diverse workforce.

Proceeds support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona

Cells can enter a dormant state called quiescence, and dormant cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy and other treatments. A team led by UA Cancer Center researcher Guang Yao, PhD, has identified ways to regulate cell dormancy and “wake” these cells from their “slumber” to make them susceptible to cancer treatments.