May, 2013

DOD award helps advance detection of bombs, breast cancer

A Cancer Center researcher is on a UA engineering team combining the advantages of high-contrast microwave imaging being developed for breast cancer detection with high-resolution ultrasound imaging to detect improvised explosive devices, also known as IEDs.

Tucson Mayor proclaims May Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild has proclaimed May as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month and encourages residents to protect their skin - all year long.

UACC offers team approach to people with high genetic risk

For people who have a strong family history of cancer, our multi-specialty team at the University of Arizona Cancer Center can assess cancer risk, determine if genetic testing is appropriate, interpret testing results, and counsel regarding the options for cancer risk management.

C-Bio program graduates six doctoral students

The University of Arizona’s Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program graduates six doctoral students this academic year, bringing to 75 the total number of graduates since the program’s inception in 1988.

May is National Cancer Research Month

In 2007, the United States Congress declared May National Cancer Research Month. Learn more about cancer research at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.