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UA takes a closer look at Obama's goal of curing cancer in the U.S.
January 21, 2016

In President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address on Tuesday, Obama called for an initiative for the U.S. to cure cancer.

Haploidentical Bone Marrow Transplantation Offers Hope to Patients with Cancer and Blood Disorders
November 23, 2015

Also known as haplo BMT, the procedure provides an alternative source of stem cells for patients who need a bone marrow transplant but cannot find a related or unrelated donor match.

The Skin Cancer Institute at the University of Arizona Cancer Center Presents the Sixth Annual Melanoma Walk, Nov. 7
October 27, 2015

Proceeds will support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona.

Researchers to Examine Soy Intake, Breast Cancer Risk
October 10, 2015

Donato Romagnolo and Ornella Selmin of the University of Arizona Cancer Center have been awarded a $1 million research grant from the Department of Defense to study the impact of soy isoflavones intake and risk of breast cancer.

UA Cancer Center, Honors College Partner to Support Breast Cancer Research, Awareness
October 8, 2015

Donations will support breast cancer research conducted by Honors College student Ariane Guthrie and Dr. Jessica Martinez, UA Cancer Center

UA Cancer Center, Honors College Partner to Support Breast Cancer Research, Awareness
October 8, 2015

Donations will support breast cancer research conducted by Honors College student Ariane Guthrie and Dr. Jessica Martinez, UA Cancer Center

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, Oct. 21
October 7, 2015

Free public presentation on breast reconstruction options for mastectomy patients

UA Health Sciences Faculty Members, Programs Recognized as `Influential Health and Medical Leaders’
September 25, 2015
Tucson Local Media announced the winners of its Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards and honored UA Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and programs.
UA Cancer Center Names Cody Cassidy Communications and Public Affairs Officer
September 22, 2015
Cassidy will work closely with UACC Director Andrew S. Kraft, MD, and Meredith Mullins, JD, MBA, chief administrative officer, to deliver the Cancer Center’s message and further public awareness of cancer research, prevention, detection and treatment to the public at large, as well as to UACC’s patients and the broader cancer community.
Dr. Daniel Persky Named Associate Director of Clinical Investigations at UA Cancer Center
September 22, 2015
Daniel Persky, MD, a leading physician-scientist in the field of lymphoma translational research, has been named associate director of clinical investigations and director, Clinical Trials Office (CTO), at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Dr. Persky will work closely with UA Cancer Center leadership to enhance clinical and translational research efforts.

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