Robert Krouse, MD, FACS, awarded $1.1 million for malignant bowel obstruction study
January 22, 2014

Robert Krouse, MD, FACS, was recently awarded a $1.1 million grant to study ways to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from malignant bowel obstructions.

Study aims to reduce health risks in Arizona’s tribal youth
January 15, 2014

UA Cancer Center researcher and assistant director of the Cancer Health Disparities Institute Francine Gachupin, PhD, is studying high-risk behaviors in American Indian youth with an eye toward reversing the trends that can lead to chronic disease, including cancer.

Emad Elquza, MD, named medical director at UACC - North Campus
January 9, 2014

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is home to cutting-edge research projects and top-notch clinical care. Emad Elquza, MD, will be in a unique position to bring those two worlds closer together.

Breast cancer survivors sought for meditation research study
January 8, 2014

Study to examine whether meditation techniques reduce stress and enhance the well-being of breast cancer survivors.

Cancer risk lower in women adhering to cancer prevention guidelines
January 8, 2014

Postmenopausal women whose behaviors were consistent with the Nutrition and Physical Activity Cancer Prevention Guidelines put forth by the American Cancer Society had lower risk for cancer incidence, and cancer-related and cancer-unrelated death.

Cancer Center members appointed to AHSC Advisory Councils
December 18, 2013

A number of UA Cancer Center members will help shape the future success and growth of the Arizona Health Sciences Center as members of four advisory councils.

UACC researchers developing novel pancreatic cancer treatment
December 9, 2013

A new drug that is being researched at the University of Arizona Cancer Center aimed at pancreatic tumors may be delivered more effectively by being encapsulated by nanoparticles.

Thomas P. Miller, MD, named director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology
November 27, 2013

Thomas P. Miller, MD, has been named the director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the UA College of Medicine’s Department of Medicine.

Renowned bioinformatician Yves A. Lussier, MD, FAMCI, joins UACC
November 27, 2013

Yves A. Lussier, MD, FAMCI, a professional engineer and physician-scientist who conducts research in translational bioinformatics and personal genomics, has joined the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

The future
November 21, 2013

Researchers and clinicians at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are responsible for countless scientific breakthroughs, while helping to improve the standard of care for cancer patients throughout the world. These advances, however, are just the first steps toward achieving the ultimate goal — to prevent and cure cancer.