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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

Bear Down. Beat Cancer. - Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk
August 1, 2017

University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Opens Multidisciplinary Thoracic Clinic
July 28, 2017

The advancement of this new initiative means that patients who have been diagnosed with cancers of the lung, stomach and esophagus will be paired with a dedicated team of physicians and health-care professionals who are experts in their specialties.

A Novel Way to Tackle Sun Damage: UA Nurse-Scientist to Teach Massage Therapists about Reducing Skin Cancer Risk
May 24, 2017

Arizona is home to 10,000 actively licensed massage therapists, each of whom averages 12 clients per week or roughly 7,000 client encounters a year. What if in addition to soothing cramped muscles those massage therapists could be enlisted and trained to help reduce skin cancer risk?

H-H. Sherry Chow - 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD Award
May 23, 2017

H-H. Sherry Chow, PhD, is the recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award, presented at the 15th Annual Sydney E. Salmon Award Lectures. Dr. Chow is Co-Director of the UACC's Cancer Prevention and Control Program. Her lecture, titled Clinical Development of Cancer Preventive Agents: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities, was presented to a full audience at the Kiewit Auditorium on May 18, 2017.

BEAR DOWN. BEAT CANCER. Speaker Series
February 17, 2017

The BEAR DOWN. BEAT CANCER. series, which is open to the public, will focus on trends in research and clinical care involving such topics as breast cancer, head and neck cancer, translational science, and diet. The series runs February 2 - May 4, 2017.

UA Cancer Center Teams up With Tucson Jewish Community Center to Deliver Four-Part Cancer Education Series
January 6, 2017

From precision medicine, to novel drug development, to the new frontiers of immunology, researchers and clinicians from the University of Arizona Cancer Center will discuss the state of cancer research and its impact on the newest and most promising cancer-fighting treatments moving into the clinic.

UA Receives $1.5 Million to Study Cancer in Firefighters
December 1, 2016

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a collaborative research project to develop the framework for a long-term study of cancer in firefighters.

Quit-2-Win News Conference and Launch Event
November 15, 2016

Join Cara Christ, MD, Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, and other special guests as we celebrate Quit-2-Win Awareness Week and the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout®. The Arizona Department of Health Services along with ASHLine will be debuting the new “Coaches” campaign.

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