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Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD Cervical Cancer May Be Driven by Imbalance in Vaginal Bacteria, UA Research Finds
June 4, 2018

Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has found that an imbalance of vaginal bacteria is associated with cervical cancer risk.

Minying Cai, PhD, and Victor J. Hruby, PhD Startup Licenses UA Invention to Enhance Natural Safeguard Against Skin Cancer and Other Diseases
May 28, 2018

UA research results in melanin-producing compound for a systemic approach to preventing skin damage

Tim Bowden, PhD, and his wife Diane Bowden UA Cancer Center Fondly Remembers Dr. Tim Bowden
May 23, 2018

University of Arizona physicians and researchers remember Dr. Bowden as a “friend, mentor, passionate scientist and remarkable human being.”

Enzyme's Movement May Be Key to New Cancer Drugs
May 16, 2018

Interfering with the motion of a kinase enzyme might be a new approach for the development of anti-cancer drugs, new UA-led research suggests.

Rachna Shroff, MD Dr. Rachna Shroff Joins UA Cancer Center as Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
May 15, 2018

Rachna Shroff, MD, describes her roots in Tucson and her vision for GI oncology within the UA Cancer Center and throughout the state.

Megha Padi, PhD Unlocking Cancer’s Secrets Using the ‘Social Networks’ of Cells
May 9, 2018

Megha Padi, PhD, of the UA Cancer Center has developed a method for probing the genetic underpinnings of cancer and other diseases, which could lead to better treatments.

Margaret Briehl, PhD, and Jill Moses, MD, MPH Navajo Nation Home to Region’s Highest HPV Vaccination Rate
April 30, 2018

In recognition of remarkable HPV vaccination rates, the UA Cancer Center's Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention presented an award to the Chinle Service Unit on the Navajo Nation.

Dr. Megha Padi Arrives from String Theory Background at Harvard to Expand Collaboration in Bioinformatics at UA Cancer Center
April 23, 2018

Megha Padi, PhD, harnesses the computational power of bioinformatics to learn more about cancer and how best to treat it — and empowers other cancer researchers to do the same.

dual-view probe for medical endoscopy Startup Licenses University of Arizona Dual-View Probe for Medical Endoscopy
April 20, 2018

University of Arizona inventors Drs. Bhaskar Banerjee and Rongguang “Ron” Liang have invented a dual-view probe for medical endoscopy. Their startup, Omniscient, is working to bring the technology to the public.

Daruka Mahadevan (left) and Eric Weterings examine cancer cells in a petri dish. Mahadevan is director of the UA Cancer Center Early Phase Clinical Trials Program. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS, ABOR, BioCommunications) Immunotherapy: Harnessing the Body’s Wisdom to Fight Cancer
April 5, 2018

Cancer patients’ immune systems are receiving a boost from laboratory-made antibodies, which train T cells to attack cancer. An expanded understanding of cancer, genetics and immunobiology could revolutionize cancer treatment.

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