Academic Programs

With its numerous academics programs, The University of Arizona Cancer Center is training the next generation of cancer clinicians and researchers.

The Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program introduces students to knowledge derived from research in the production, properties and therapy of cancer and assures that students have the necessary background to enable them to do original research.

The Cancer Prevention and Control Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program seeks to develop and implement hypothesis-driven translational and basic science research studies related to cancer prevention and control.

Students in the Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship Training Program learn about and understand the biology and treatment principles of cancer and blood diseases as well as how to properly conduct research and interpret its findings.



STEP-UP is an intensive, transformative, experiential research program that aims at training a diverse cancer workforce that will be ready to meet the challenge of reducing the cancer burden.


Integrative Cancer Scholars is an innovative predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows training program supported and peer-reviewed by the National Cancer Institute.