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Too Much of a Good Thing: Managing Immunotherapy Side Effects
July 10, 2018

Immunotherapy can backfire when a supercharged immune system attacks healthy cells, but researchers are hopeful for the future.

Rachna Shroff, MD Pancreatic Cancer Patients with BRCA Mutation May Benefit from Targeted Drug
June 15, 2018

Rachna Shroff, MD, led a landmark study on the use of targeted drugs called PARP inhibitors in pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA mutations.

Startup Licenses UA-Invented Disruptive Biopsy Device Startup Licenses UA-Invented Disruptive Biopsy Device
June 12, 2018

The company targets accelerated diagnosis and treatment of cancer by providing optimal tissue samples for effective personalized medicine.

Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD, and Eric Weterings, PhD Immunotherapy: Harnessing the Power of the Immune System
June 11, 2018

Designer antibodies, like checkpoint inhibitors, have revolutionized cancer treatment.

HPV infographic UA Cancer Center Partners with Nation’s Top Cancer Centers To Endorse Goal to Eliminate HPV-Related Cancers in U.S.
June 7, 2018

Joint statement empowers parents, young adults and physicians to increase vaccination rates and screenings to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer.

Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN College of Nursing Team Receives $2.5 Million Grant to Improve Interventions for Cancer Survivors
June 4, 2018

The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, to study whether psychosocial interventions will help ethnically diverse survivors improve their symptoms.

Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD Cervical Cancer May Be Driven by Imbalance in Vaginal Bacteria, UA Research Finds
June 4, 2018

Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has found that an imbalance of vaginal bacteria is associated with cervical cancer risk.

Minying Cai, PhD, and Victor J. Hruby, PhD Startup Licenses UA Invention to Enhance Natural Safeguard Against Skin Cancer and Other Diseases
May 28, 2018

UA research results in melanin-producing compound for a systemic approach to preventing skin damage

Tim Bowden, PhD, and his wife Diane Bowden UA Cancer Center Fondly Remembers Dr. Tim Bowden
May 23, 2018

University of Arizona physicians and researchers remember Dr. Bowden as a “friend, mentor, passionate scientist and remarkable human being.”

Enzyme's Movement May Be Key to New Cancer Drugs
May 16, 2018

Interfering with the motion of a kinase enzyme might be a new approach for the development of anti-cancer drugs, new UA-led research suggests.

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