The 14th Annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD Award Lectures

Diet and Cancer: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Presented by the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award: Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD

Dr. Cynthia Thomson Receives UA Distinguished Outreach Faculty Award

The award recognizes outstanding faculty whose scholarship-based outreach to the state, nation and the world has demonstrated sustained excellence in the University's outreach mission.

White House Announcement: UA Health Sciences Commits Biomedical Informatics and Genome Medicine Teams to National Precision Medicine Initiative

The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) is a bold new research effort to usher in “a new era of medicine that delivers the right treatment at the right time to the right person.”

The 14th Annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD Award Lectures

Diet and Cancer: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Presented by the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award: Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD

Dr. Cynthia Thomson Receives UA Distinguished Outreach Faculty Award

The award recognizes outstanding faculty whose scholarship-based outreach to the state, nation and the world has demonstrated sustained excellence in the University's outreach mission.

White House Announcement: UA Health Sciences Commits Biomedical Informatics and Genome Medicine Teams to National Precision Medicine Initiative

The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) is a bold new research effort to usher in “a new era of medicine that delivers the right treatment at the right time to the right person.”

  • The 14th Annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD Award Lectures

    Diet and Cancer: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
    Presented by the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award: Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD

  • Dr. Cynthia Thomson Receives UA Distinguished Outreach Faculty Award

    The award recognizes outstanding faculty whose scholarship-based outreach to the state, nation and the world has demonstrated sustained excellence in the University's outreach mission.

  • White House Announcement: UA Health Sciences Commits Biomedical Informatics and Genome Medicine Teams to National Precision Medicine Initiative

    The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) is a bold new research effort to usher in “a new era of medicine that delivers the right treatment at the right time to the right person.”

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Diet and Cancer: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. Presented by the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award: Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD.

The award recognizes outstanding faculty whose scholarship-based outreach to the state, nation and the world has demonstrated sustained excellence in the University’s outreach mission. Thomson is a doctoral trained nutrition scientist and registered dietitian who serves as director of the college’s Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, a center whose mission is to support a healthier Tucson community.

Overall implications for this new approach suggest that low energy X-rays or electron beams have a high therapeutic ratio in relieving the limiting symptoms of “Scleredema of Buschke” and in improving the quality of life of the patients afflicted by it.