February, 2013

UACC, UAMC among 100 'great' oncology programs

Becker's Hospital Review has included The University of Arizona Cancer Center and its patient-care affliate, University of Arizona Medical Center, among its "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs."

Samantha Kendrick, PhD
Samantha Kendrick, PhD

UACC researcher awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of Arizona Cancer Center researcher Samantha Kendrick, PhD, was awarded a 2013 Lymphoma Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship award to support her research of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).

Rendering: ZGF Architects LLP
Rendering: ZGF Architects LLP

Ground broken for new University of Arizona Cancer Center clinic in Phoenix

Ground was officially broken on the new University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health outpatient facility in downtown Phoenix.

Karen Weihs, MD
Karen Weihs, MD

Helping the whole patient

Cancer is a disease that attacks more than just a patient’s cells. It often wreaks havoc on an individual’s emotional equilibrium, as well. Karen Weihs, MD, is among the researchers attempting to identify patients who exhibit depressive symptoms in order to help them successfully fight cancer on every level — physically and emotionally.

John Farley, MD
John Farley, MD

Researchers at UACC-St. Joseph’s discover breakthrough in ovarian cancer

Researchers at The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have discovered that many women with low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary or peritoneum have seen their tumors stabilize or shrink after taking a regular dose of the compound selumetinib.

UACC faculty to lead Lymphoma workshop

University of Arizona Cancer Center clinicians and researchers will present at the Lymphoma Research Foundation's annual patient education and networking forum in Scottsdale March 9.