March, 2013

Gregory Rogers, PhD
Gregory Rogers, PhD

UACC researcher discusses manipulation of chromosome territories

University of Arizona Cancer Center member Gregory Rogers, PhD, will once again see his work featured in the Journal of Cell Biology, this time highlighting his laboratory’s groundbreaking work in the field of chromosome territories.

March 22 is Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in Arizona

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has declared March 22 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day thanks to the efforts of a UACC patient to bring public awareness to this genetic condition.

Baldassarre Stea, MD, PhD, FASTRO
Baldassarre Stea, MD, PhD, FASTRO

UACC using targeted radiation therapies to reduce patient risk

University of Arizona Cancer Center physicians are on the cutting edge of developing safer, more targeted therapies for breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy for their disease.

M. Peter Lance, MD, FRCP
M. Peter Lance, MD, FRCP

M. Peter Lance, MD, FRCP, named UACC Interim Deputy Director - Phoenix

M. Peter Lance, MD, FRCP, Professor of Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Public Health at UA, and the UACC’s Chief Cancer Prevention and Control Officer, has been named Interim Deputy Director for the University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health project.

Terry Badger inducted into APOS inaugural class of fellows

University of Arizona College of Nursing Professor and UA Cancer Center member Terry Badger, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN, FAAN, has been inducted into the inaugural class of American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) fellows. 

Free sunscreen to protect Tucson Festival of Books attendees

The UACC's Skin Cancer Institute will provide four sunscreen stations around the UA Mall during this weekend's Tucson Festival of Books. Look for the red topper to guide you to sun-safe bliss.