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

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.

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO

UA-led study finds diet is linked with lower mortality among ovarian cancer survivors

The quality of a woman’s diet was linked to lower mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published this month in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH

UACC's Dr. Chalasani receives Career Development Award

The breast cancer physician-scientist is among the first at the Arizona Health Sciecnes Center to be recognized with this award.

Register today for the 5th annual Melanoma Walk

The fifth annual Melanoma Walk will raise funds to fight this deadly disease and increase awareness about melanoma.

Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention awarded $13 million

A unique collaboration between the UA Cancer Center and NAU to bring cancer prevention and biomedical research training to Native American communities in Arizona has received $13 million in additional funding.

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