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.

University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s researcher reports on response of a new treatment for ovarian cancer
June 19, 2014

An international study of a new treatment for ovarian cancer showed improved responsed rates and prolonged the time until cancers recurred, according to a report in journal Lancet Oncology.

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.
Andrew S. Kraft, MD, named UACC Director
June 6, 2014

Nationally noted physician-scientist and health administrator Andrew S. Kraft, MD, is named the director of the Univeristy of Arizona Cancer Center.

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.

Extended family
May 30, 2014

Forty years ago, G. Timothy Bowden, PhD, was an idealistic biology researcher looking to make his mark on the world. Today, his impact reaches farther than he ever could have imagined.

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.

The ripple effect
May 27, 2014

Joanne Jeter, MD, never backs down from a challenge. In fact, she seeks out the toughest cases, because they often lead to the biggest breakthroughs.