Early lung cancer screenings can save lives
November 1, 2012

Lung cancer is a treatable, curable disease if it is diagnosed early. November is lung cancer awareness month — a good time to think about your risk.

UA Cancer Center awarded $9.6 million for prevention agent studies
October 31, 2012

The UA Early Phase Chemoprevention Consortium at the UA Cancer Center has received funding to continue early-phase clinical trials to evaluate novel cancer preventive agents.

Karen Weihs, MD, co-chairs Precision Cancer Care Conference
October 23, 2012

Karen Weihs, MD, director of psychosocial oncology at UACC, is co-chairing a conference on understanding cancer risk, progrssion and outcomes from a biobehavioral perspective.

UA Cancer Center to present symposium on hereditary cancer risks
October 23, 2012

If you have cancer in your family, you might have questions about the risks of cancer for yourself or your children. We're presenting a free symposium Nov. 17 to answer your questions.

UACC welcomes eight new faculty members
October 17, 2012

The University of Arizona Cancer Center welcomes new faculty members to the Section of Hematology/Oncology and the Department of Radiation Oncology in the UA College of Medicine.

The next generation
October 1, 2012

Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH, has high hopes for the future of cancer treatment. At the University of Arizona Cancer Center, her mentors are helping her turn those hopes into reality.


BTE grant a critical piece of the puzzle for Jennifer Bea, PhD
October 1, 2012

In 2008, the Better Than Ever grant review committee awarded $25,000 to junior investigator Jennifer Bea, PhD, to study "Prevention of Frailty in Breast Cancer Survivors." Today, that study has shown promise and could lead to exercise-based programs tailored to the needs of breast cancer survivors.

UA Cancer Center leads healthy lifestyle study in ovarian cancer progression-free survival
September 18, 2012

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is leading the first large nationwide study to determine how diet and physical activity together can improve the quality of life and prevent recurrence for women who are in clinical complete remission from advanced ovarian peritoneal or tubal cancer.

UACC study works to improve breast cancer treatment by combining nutrition and medicine
September 12, 2012

UA Cancer Center researchers continue to seek participants in a study designed to determine if a compound found in broccoli can enhance the effects of the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen.

David S. Alberts, MD, receives Arizona Bioscience Lifetime Achievement Award
September 10, 2012

University of Arizona Cancer Center director David S. Alberts, MD, is among this year’s Lifetime Achievement honorees at the 2012 AZBio Awards for Achievement, to be held Oct. 23 at the Phoenix Convention Center.