May, 2011

Celebrate 'Don't Fry Day' by protecting your skin

The Friday before Memorial Day – the traditional start of the summer season – has been designated “Don't Fry Day” to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors safely by protecting skin from overexposure to the sun’s damaging UV rays.

City of Phoenix to provide support for new outpatient facility

The City of Phoenix will invest $14 million in the Arizona Cancer Center's new outpatient facility, planned for the downtown Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

International symposium on cancer metastasis draws faculty and student participation

The Arizona Cancer Center and UA College of Medicine are participating extensively in this week's 4th International Symposium on Cancer Metastasis and the Lymphovascular System: Basis for Rational Therapy in New York.

Three junior investigators awarded Institutional Research Grants

$80,000 will fund investigations into the topics of colon cancer metastasis, tumor suppression of breast cancer and the mapping and modeling of tumor heterogeneity.

Skin Cancer Institute represented at international conference

Representatives of the Arizona Cancer Center's Skin Cancer Institute are presenting a variety of the institute's innovative skin cancer programs at the the 1st International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Drs. Thomas Miller and Daruka Mahadevan receive 9th annual Salmon awards

Arizona Cancer Center researchers Thomas Miller, MD, and Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD, have been selected as the 2011 recipients of the Sydney E. Salmon, MD, awards.