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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.
Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention awarded $13 million
October 2, 2014

A unique collaboration between the UA Cancer Center and NAU to bring cancer prevention and biomedical research training to Native American communities in Arizona has received $13 million in additional funding.

Jessica Miller, PhD, awarded Susan G. Komen grant to study breast cancer-related chronic pain
October 1, 2014

This grant brings Komen’s total research investment in Arizona to more than $4.1 million since 1982. Dr. Miller is one of more than 50 early-career breast cancer researchers to receive a Komen award this year.

Dr. Daniel Persky receives leadership award from the National Cancer Institute
September 24, 2014
The award is a $100,000, two-year supplement to the UACC’s Cancer Center Support Grant. Dr. Persky is the first UACC member to be honored with this recognition. The UACC is one of just 41 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and the only one headquartered in Arizona.

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