April, 2011

2010 Phoenix Friends Scholars

The Phoenix Friends Scholars, an initiative of the Phoenix Friends of the Arizona Cancer Center, supports world-class physician-scientists who show extraordinary potential for significantly advancing cancer treatments. The 2010 Phoenix Friends Scholars are Ravitharan “Ravi” Krishnadasan, MD, Mark "Marty" Pagel, PhD, and Karen Weihs, MD.

Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD
Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD

AZCC physician-researcher authors article in Journal of Clinical Oncology

New therapies for treating non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas are joining tried and tested therapies, but there needs to be an understanding of how rational combinations match within the “hallmarks of cancer,” according to the AZCC's Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD.

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

Arizona Cancer Center director a CEO Against Cancer

Arizona Cancer Center director David S. Alberts, MD, is a member of the newly launched Arizona Chapter of CEOs Against Cancer, an initiative of the American Cancer Society.

Jesse Nodora, DrPH
Jesse Nodora, DrPH

Arizona Cancer Center researcher awarded grant to assist women at risk of cervical cancer

Cancer Center researcher Jesse Nodora, DrPH, will study ways to help low-income women at risk of cervical cancer get follow up care with support from an American Cancer Society grant.

Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP
Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP

Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP, has joined the Fellowship of the prestigious American College of Physicians.

Cancer Center members talk about breast cancer research on Arizona Illustrated

Two Arizona Cancer Center members, University of Arizona cellular biology professor Patricia Thompson, PhD, and nutritional sciences associate professor Cynthia A. Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO, talk about breast cancer research on Arizona Illustrated. 

Daniel Sotelo
Daniel Sotelo

Student researcher selected to attend AACR annual meeting

Arizona Cancer Center student researcher Daniel Sotelo is among 27 undergraduate students selected to attend the American Associaton for Cancer Research's 102nd annual meeting.