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Confronting the Cervical Cancer Disparity among Latinas in Arizona
October 20, 2017

In observance of Binational Health Month (October), the University of Arizona Cancer Center is taking a closer look at cervical cancer, which disproportionately affects Latinas.

Dr. Oscar Beita leading Bilingual Medical Spanish Distinction Track students in discussion Breaking Barriers: Confronting Health Disparities in Arizona’s Latino Population with Outreach, Cultural Competence and Diversity
October 19, 2017

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.

UA Skin Cancer Institute Presents 8th Annual Melanoma Walk, Nov. 4
October 2, 2017

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
September 26, 2017

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.

UA Cancer Center and Consulate of Mexico in Tucson to Promote Cancer Screening and Health Literacy among Tucson’s Latinos, Oct. 1
September 26, 2017

The health fair at San Miguel High School will kick off Binational Health Month and will feature health screenings, information and community resources.

UA Cancer Center at the Forefront of Vaginal Microbiome Studies
September 26, 2017

For Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting the trailblazing research led by Melissa M. Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD, with the Women’s Health Microbiome Initiative. Thanks to a recent Mary Kay Foundation grant, her lab will investigate the connections between vaginal bacteria and endometrial cancer.

‘Beyond Cancer: Finding Spirit’ Conference a Success
September 20, 2017

Presented by the UA Cancer Center and UA College of Nursing, the conference brought together cancer survivors, friends, families, caregivers, advocates and experts, and focused on survivorship, healthy living and long-term well-being.

Celebrating 2 Great Years in Phoenix!
August 25, 2017

The University of Ariona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hosiptal and Medical Center is celbrating its 2nd Anniversary. By the Numbers.

UA Study Finds Energy-Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Among Women of Normal Weight
August 21, 2017

A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, UACC member and professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight

Banner – UMC Tucson Among U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’
August 11, 2017

Nationally Ranked in Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Pulmonary Care

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