Full Circle A Perfect Union Extended family The ripple effect

Full Circle

Andrew S. Kraft, MD, a world-renowned prostate cancer researcher and developer of novel cancer drugs, is the new Director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

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A Perfect Union

Roughly 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer diagnoses are a direct result of an inherited mutation on the BRCA1/BRCA2 genes. But what is causing the other 90 percent?

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Extended family

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.

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The ripple effect

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.

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Featured Stories

Jessica A. Miller, PhD

Jessica Miller, PhD, awarded Susan G. Komen grant

Jessica A. Miller, PhD, has been awarded a three-year, $450,000 Susan G. Komen grant to investigate the cause of chronic joint stiffness and pain associated with the use of aromatase inhibitors (AI) — a class of drug often used to treat hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

Daniel O. Persky, MD

Clinical researcher Daniel Persky receives NCI leadership award

Daniel O. Persky, MD, is one of just 12 physician scientists honored this year by the National Cancer Instititue for his leadership in clinical research.

$1.8M grant supports Cancer Center’s cancer biology program

The National Cancer Institute has renewed a grant for the Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program which trains cancer researchers for the future.

Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP

UACC researcher discusses proposed expansion for genetic screening

UA Cancer Center member Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP, calls the proposed expansion for the use of genetic screening to identify possible risk for breast and ovarian cancer “a bold, intriguing thought that deserves more study.”

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