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UACC director meets with Phoenix mayor
February 12, 2015

Dr. Andrew S. Kraft recently discussed the role of the University of Arizona Cancer Center on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton.

UACC scientist wins BTE grant for breast cancer research
January 22, 2015

Dr. Pavani Chalasani to study biomarkers that might predict therapeutic response for breast cancer patients.

UACC researchers awarded funding from American Cancer Society
January 12, 2015

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are working on a variety of cancer projects thanks to funding from the American Cancer Society.

Stacy Lauver joins UACC as finance chief
January 5, 2015

Stacy Lauver, CPA, has joined the University of Arizona Cancer Center as assistant director of finance, coming from Pima  Community College.

UA-discovered drug for skin disease approved for patients in Europe
October 29, 2014

A synthetic hormone developed by UA faculty that has been shown to offer relief for a rare skin disease has been approved for patients in Europe.

UACC and BIO5 researcher awarded $1.59 million NCI grant to study drug resistance in lymphoma tumor treatment
October 20, 2014
Jonathan H. Schatz, MD, was recently awarded a 5-year, $1.59 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study ways to effectively combat drug resistance when treating lymphoma — a study that may have wide-ranging impact when it comes to treating a variety of cancers.
UA Cancer Center among founding members of the Academic Breast Cancer Consortium
October 10, 2014
The consortium includes National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, and prominent cancer institutes and research organizations.
UACC among founding members of the Academic Breast Cancer Consortium
October 10, 2014

The consortium of cancer organizations will allow more patients access to pharmaceutical clinical trials.

The Skin Cancer Institute at the University of Arizona Cancer Center presents the fifth annual Melanoma Walk Nov. 1
October 7, 2014
The goal for this year’s Melanoma Walk is to raise $60,000 to fight melanoma – a $5,000 increase from last year’s fundraising efforts.
Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention awarded $13 million
October 2, 2014
The Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention has been awarded $13 million from the National Cancer Institute to continue bringing prevention and biomedical research training to Native American communities in Arizona. The partnership focuses on the Hopi Tribe, Tohono O’odham Nation and Navajo Nation of Arizona.

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