September, 2012

Act Against Cancer in October
Act Against Cancer in October

Support UACC throughout October

For those interested in supporting the University of Arizona Cancer Center in our quest to prevent and cure cancer, there are several easy and fun ways to join us throughout October.

¡VIDA! The Seventh Annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference is Oct. 6

¡VIDA! The Seventh Annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference will be held Oct. 6 at Apollo Community School. Topics will include cancer screening, understanding risk factors, treatment options and survivorship, with presentations delivered in Spanish and English.

UA Cancer Center leads healthy lifestyle study in ovarian cancer progression-free survival

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is leading the first large nationwide study to determine how diet and physical activity together can improve the quality of life and prevent recurrence for women who are in clinical complete remission from advanced ovarian peritoneal or tubal cancer.

Four UACC research teams receive funding

Four teams of UACC researchers received a total of $90,000 from the Basic-Clinical Partnerships Research Grant program to move forward on a variety of translational research pilot projects.

Can vegetables improve breast cancer drug effects?

UA Cancer Center researchers continue to seek participants in a study designed to determine if a compound found in broccoli can enhance the effects of the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen.

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

David S. Alberts, MD, receives Arizona Bioscience Lifetime Achievement Award

University of Arizona Cancer Center director David S. Alberts, MD, is among this year’s Lifetime Achievement honorees at the 2012 AZBio Awards for Achievement, to be held Oct. 23 at the Phoenix Convention Center.