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.

Dr. Megha Padi Arrives from String Theory Background at Harvard to Expand Collaboration in Bioinformatics at UA Cancer Center
April 23, 2018

Megha Padi, PhD, harnesses the computational power of bioinformatics to learn more about cancer and how best to treat it — and empowers other cancer researchers to do the same.

dual-view probe for medical endoscopy Startup Licenses University of Arizona Dual-View Probe for Medical Endoscopy
April 20, 2018

University of Arizona inventors Drs. Bhaskar Banerjee and Rongguang “Ron” Liang have invented a dual-view probe for medical endoscopy. Their startup, Omniscient, is working to bring the technology to the public.

Daruka Mahadevan (left) and Eric Weterings examine cancer cells in a petri dish. Mahadevan is director of the UA Cancer Center Early Phase Clinical Trials Program. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS, ABOR, BioCommunications) Immunotherapy: Harnessing the Body’s Wisdom to Fight Cancer
April 5, 2018

Cancer patients’ immune systems are receiving a boost from laboratory-made antibodies, which train T cells to attack cancer. An expanded understanding of cancer, genetics and immunobiology could revolutionize cancer treatment.

Jennifer K. Barton, PhD (left) and Andrew S. Kraft, MD (right) Engineers and Cancer Researchers Join Forces to Advance Medicine
April 3, 2018

The crossover in research interests between UA College of Engineering and Cancer Center faculty can facilitate fruitful collaborations.

Julie Bauman, MD, MPH, palpates a patient’s neck. UA Cancer Center, Banner – University Medicine to Observe Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month With Free Presentation, Screenings, April 28
March 26, 2018

April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month and the UA Cancer Center is enlisting dental professionals to incorporate head and neck cancer screenings into routine checkups.

Phase I team Tomorrow's Treatments Today
March 12, 2018

Early phase clinical research is changing the landscape in cancer care