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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

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.

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