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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.

Rachna Shroff, MD Dr. Rachna Shroff Joins UA Cancer Center as Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
May 15, 2018

Rachna Shroff, MD, describes her roots in Tucson and her vision for GI oncology within the UA Cancer Center and throughout the state.

Megha Padi, PhD Unlocking Cancer’s Secrets Using the ‘Social Networks’ of Cells
May 9, 2018

Megha Padi, PhD, of the UA Cancer Center has developed a method for probing the genetic underpinnings of cancer and other diseases, which could lead to better treatments.

Margaret Briehl, PhD, and Jill Moses, MD, MPH Navajo Nation Home to Region’s Highest HPV Vaccination Rate
April 30, 2018

In recognition of remarkable HPV vaccination rates, the UA Cancer Center's Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention presented an award to the Chinle Service Unit on the Navajo Nation.

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