UA battles breast cancer with research, advanced treatments and team approach
August 4, 2014

The Breast Health team at UAMC and the University of Arizona Cancer Center combines the latest research, treatment and experience in the battle against breast cancer.

UAMC Patients Say Thank You
July 9, 2014

Following March's Doctor's Day and April's National Nurses week, UA Medical Center continues to honor its physicians, nurses and hospital staff with the slogan "Stronger Because of You." This month, former and current patients were invited to share their stories about the lifesaving care they received, and their positive experiences during their hospital stays.

UA Genetics Core accredited for health care services
June 24, 2014

The UA Genetics Core facility, led by UACC associate member Michael F. Hammer, PhD, recently obtained accreditation to expand its services to health care in addition to research.

Effective sun protection is FDA-approved
June 11, 2014

Don't be fooled by claims that you can eat or drink effective sun protection.

Nationally Noted Physician-Scientist, Health Administrator Dr. Andrew S. Kraft Named Director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center
June 6, 2014
Dr. Kraft is scheduled to begin his new leadership role in September. He replaces Anne E. Cress, PhD, who has served as interim director of the UA Cancer Center since July 2013.
Alterations in LRIG1 gene may increase the risk for breast cancer relapse and death
May 30, 2014

Women whose early-stage breast cancers had reduced numbers of copies of the LRIG1 gene were more likely to have a relapse or die of their disease, according to data analyzed by UACC researcher Patricia Thompson, PhD.

Internationally recognized genetics researcher to lead Cancer Biology Program
May 28, 2014

Nathan A. Ellis, PhD, an internationally recognized genetics researcher has joined UACC to be the program leader of the Center’s Cancer Biology Program.

Join the Skin Cancer Institute's Melanoma Awareness Mystery Tour
May 21, 2014

Our Skin Cancer Institute is putting a fun focus on May as National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Detection and Prevention month. Find out how you can join in.

Join us for Living in Harmony with the Sun at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
May 14, 2014

For the ninth year, the University of Arizona Cancer Center's Skin Cancer Institute will present Living in Harmony with the Sun at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum May 31 - to teach how desert and animals have adopted to the sun and thrive in a desert environment.

Sydney E. Salmon, MD, named 'Oncology Luminary'
March 7, 2014

University of Arizona Cancer Center founding Director Sydney E. Salmon, MD, has been named an “Oncology Luminary” by the American Society of Clinical Oncology in celebration of its 50th anniversary.