News

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.

Nine UA Health Sciences Faculty Members, Programs Named Finalists for `Influential Health and Medical Leaders’ Awards
September 18, 2015

Finalists for Tucson Local Media’s Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards include nine UA Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and programs.

FUTURE OF CANCER CARE HAS ARRIVED: University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital Set To Open
August 13, 2015

As the lone National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center headquartered in the state, The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital is bringing the future of cancer care to downtown Phoenix.

UA Cancer Center’s ‘Better Than Ever’ Fitness Program Kicks Off 16th Season, Aug. 19
August 4, 2015

The kickoff is free and open to the public, and will feature food, prizes and more information about the BTE program. BTE currently offers group training sessions in Tucson, Green Valley, Phoenix and Sedona. There also is a train-from-home option

The V Foundation Presents Breast Cancer Research Grant to University of Arizona Cancer Center
July 27, 2015

The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) a one-year, $65,000 breast cancer research grant.

Chad Adams, MPH, joins UACC as Assistant Director of Cancer Clinical Research
June 23, 2015

Please welcome Chad Adams, MPH, as he joins the University of Arizona Cancer Center as the Assistant Director of Cancer Clinical Research.

Arizona Public Media to air follow-up story on UACC patient
June 10, 2015

In March, Arizona Public Media aired an original documentary, "Winning By Living, One Cancer Story,” that chronicled the unique pancreatic cancer battle of Michelle Kirlew. In June, AZPM checks back in with the Kirlews.

Uma Goyal, MD, awarded 2015-16 Better Than Ever research grant
June 8, 2015

Uma Goyal, MD, will receive a $25,500 research grant from the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s Better Than Ever (BTE) program to study improved techniques for specialized brachytherapy treatments for cervical cancer patients.

Skin Cancer Institute hosts 10th annual Living in Harmony with the Sun
June 4, 2015

The UA Cancer Center’s Skin Cancer Institute is partnering with the world-renowned Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum June 13 from 5-9 p.m. for the 10th annual Living in Harmony with the Sun.

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