March, 2014

Cancer Biology graduate program, Parkinson’s research to benefit from major estate gift to the University of Arizona

A planned estate gift to the University of Arizona will name The Tim and Diane Bowden Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program at the UA Cancer Center, and support Parkinson’s disease research being conducted by Associate Professor Scott J. Sherman, MD, PhD, of the Neurology Department in the UA College of Medicine.

Sydney E. Salmon, MD, named 'Oncology Luminary'

University of Arizona Cancer Center founding Director Sydney E. Salmon, MD, has been named an “Oncology Luminary” by the American Society of Clinical Oncology in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

Research study tests weight loss program for female colorectal cancer survivors

S1008 is a clinical trial to test whether an exercise and diet weight loss program can help overweight female colon or rectal cancer survivors reach a healthy body weight.