February, 2011

David S. Alberts, MD
David S. Alberts, MD

Cancer Center director to participate in national cancer prevention conference

David S. Alberts, MD, director of the Arizona Cancer Center, will participate in the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual meeting in Las Vegas March 5 to 8.

AZCC researcher receives $3 million to study effects of dietary supplement and breast cancer risk

An Arizona Cancer Center researcher has received a $3 million federal grant to study whether a compound in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, can enhance the effects of a breast cancer drug.

AZCC to benefit from Tom Hagedorn Foundation weekend events

Tom “Haggy” Hagedorn was a celebrated tennis coach, friend and husband. When his young life was claimed by leukemia in 2009, his wife Melissa established the Tom Hagedorn Foundation to make a difference in the fight against cancer.