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

Rick Kittles, PhD

Rick Kittles, PhD, to co-chair AACR Cancer Health Disparities Conference

Rick Kittles, PhD, will serve as co-chair of this year’s conference on “The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.”

UA-discovered drug for skin disease approved for patients in Europe

A synthetic hormone developed by UA faculty that has been shown to offer relief for a rare skin disease has been approved for patients in Europe.

New procedure for breast cancer patients reduces radiation therapy visits

A procedure for breast cancer patients that delivers one dose of radiation directly to tissue surrounding the tumor at the time of surgery, replacing the need for weeks of follow up daily radiation treatment, is being offered through a clinical trial.

Jonathan H. Schatz, MD

UACC researcher awarded NCI grant to study drug resistance in lymphoma

Jonathan H. Schatz, MD, was recently awarded a 5-year, $1.59 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study ways to effectively combat drug resistance when treating lymphoma.

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