January, 2012

Bruce Alberts, PhD
Bruce Alberts, PhD

Former National Academy of Sciences president to lecture at UACC Feb. 2

Bruce Alberts, PhD, two-term president of the National Academy of Sciences and professor emeritus in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California San Francisco, will discuss “Science and the World’s Future” Thursday, Feb. 2, at 5 p.m. at The University of Arizona Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium, 1515 N. Campbell Ave.

UACC places No. 1 in website quality

The University of Arizona Cancer Center placed No. 1 in a forthcoming study in the Journal of Healthcare Management that assesses U.S. hospital and health system website quality.

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

UACC researcher awarded $250K for drug development

A University of Arizona Cancer Center physician-scientist is developing drug combinations to one day treat patients with Aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

Michael Bookman, MD
Michael Bookman, MD

UACC member Michael Bookman, MD, discusses Avastin on NBC Nightly News

Michael A. Bookman, MD, appeared on the Dec. 28 edition of NBC Nightly News to discuss the potential use of Avastin to help combat ovarian cancer.

Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH
Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH

UACC women’s health expert to host free cervical cancer seminar

Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH, will host a free one-hour seminar with the most current information on the human papilloma virus (HPV) — the virus that can cause cervical cancer.