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Cancer researchers awarded grant to further breast cancer drug
October 25, 2013

Joyce Schroeder, PhD, and Todd D. Camenisch, PhD, were recently awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to further develop a drug to treat metastatic breast cancer.

In the beginning
October 23, 2013

The University of Arizona Cancer Center didn’t become one of the nation’s premier cancer research and treatment facilities overnight. It took years of planning and forethought to lay the foundation for what this institution would eventually become.

Tomas Nuño named 2013 Hispanic Health Services Research Scholar
August 20, 2013

Postdoctoral research associate Tomas Nuño is one of 10 named to the Hispanic Health Services Research Scholar program.

Listen to Anne Cress, PhD, on the Buckmaster Show
August 7, 2013

Listen to University of Arizona Cancer Center Interim Director Anne Cress’ interview with local journalist and talk show host Bill Buckmaster. Dr. Cress’ segment starts at the 2-minute mark.

Early lung cancer screenings recommended
July 29, 2013

People who are at high risk for lung cancer should receive annual low-dose CT scans to help prevent cancer-related death.

Skin Cancer Institute participating in Macy's Shop for a Cause
July 22, 2013

You can support the UACC's Skin Cancer Institute - and get some bargains for yourself - by purchasing a savings pass for Macy's.

Sun safety, screenings highlight Living in Harmony with the Sun
June 17, 2013

The UACC's Skin Cancer Institute's co-sponsored Living in Harmony with the Sun event at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum provided skin screenings, sun safety information and kids' activities.

Tucson Mayor proclaims May Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
May 15, 2013

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild has proclaimed May as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month and encourages residents to protect their skin - all year long.

UACC creating skin cancer tissue bank
January 14, 2013

Have you been told by your doctor that you have Actinic Keratoses? The UA Cancer Center has a study aimed at understanding the biology and treatment of skin cancer and you could help.

Skin Cancer Institute supports Americans halfway around the world
September 10, 2009

Arizona Cancer Center resources were used this year in a skin screening effort at the United States Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.

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