Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCPS, named UACC clinical coordinator
February 19, 2014

The University of Arizona Cancer Center has named Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCPS, clinical coordinator, where he will collaborate with the director of pharmacy, oncology services and other members of the healthcare team to improve the services delivered by the oncology pharmacy team.

Healthbreak: UA's Breast Health Program offers multi-disciplinary team approach
February 10, 2014

The Breast Health Program at The University of Arizona Cancer Center offers patients a personalized approach to breast cancer, spanning every facet of treatment. The team is made up of nationally-renowned experts across numerous specialties, all working in symphony to ensure exceptional care. 

Healthbreak: Robotic thoracic surgery a game changer in treating lung cancer
February 10, 2014

Farid Gharagozloo, MD, FACS, chief of Thoracic Surgery at The University of Arizona Medical Center, is using minimally invasive robotic surgery to remove lung cancer from patients, changing the way we look at the biggest cause of death by cancer in the United States.

Dana, Ben, and Delaney
February 10, 2014

Real patients living their lives thanks to the wonderful treatments and care they receive at Diamond Children's.

Randy’s tongue was rebuilt using tissue from his wrist
February 10, 2014

It was during an annual check-up with his regular doctor that Randy — a pastor in a Sierra Vista-based church — was stunned by the possibility that a sore spot under his tongue might be cancer. Having never taken part in activities such as drinking or smoking that are considered common causes of mouth cancer, being told he had stage 4 oral cancer was quite a shock.

Healthbreak: UAMC's prostate cancer program offers patients a multi-faceted approach to care
February 10, 2014

Mitchell Sokoloff, MD, FACS discusses UAMC's Prostate Cancer Program, a well-established program using a multi-faceted approach to caring for patients, including clinical and research activities dating back to the 1980s.

Healthbreak: Blood and marrow transplants give pediatric leukemia patients treatment options
February 10, 2014

Emmanuel Katsanis, MD, discusses how pediatric leukemia patients whose cancers are otherwise incurable, have options at the University of Arizona Medical Center with blood and bone marrow transplants.

Larry and his doctors fight his leukemia head on
February 7, 2014

During the 2011 holiday season, Larry’s mom noticed he didn’t seem himself, and was very lethargic. They took him to his pediatrician and demanded a blood test, figuring maybe he had a virus. Just six hours later they found themselves checking him into The University of Arizona Medical Center - Diamond Children’s, where they were told he had leukemia.

UACC researchers developing novel pancreatic cancer treatment
December 9, 2013

A new drug that is being researched at the University of Arizona Cancer Center aimed at pancreatic tumors may be delivered more effectively by being encapsulated by nanoparticles.

The future
November 21, 2013

Researchers and clinicians at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are responsible for countless scientific breakthroughs, while helping to improve the standard of care for cancer patients throughout the world. These advances, however, are just the first steps toward achieving the ultimate goal — to prevent and cure cancer.