August, 2014

Danzhou Yang and Laurence Hurley
Danzhou Yang and Laurence Hurley

UACC members further anti-cancer drug development

Danzhou Yang, PhD, and Laurence Hurley, PhD, were awarded a five-year, $370,000 grant to research a novel drug-like molecule that can kill cancer cells with little to no toxicity in the body.

¡Vida! Cancer Survivorship Program honored by Arizona Rural Health Association

¡Vida! – an information and wellness program for cancer survivors – has received the Arizona Rural Health Association’s 2014 Inspiring Rural Health Program Award.

Better Than Ever kicks off 15th season

The UACC's Better Than Ever program has begun its 15th season of fitness and fund raising for cancer research. Read about one of our employees for which BTE has been life-changing.

Rick Kittles, PhD
Rick Kittles, PhD

Rick Kittles, PhD, appointed director of new Division of Population Genetics

Rick Kittles, PhD, a national leader on cancer health disparities, has been appointed director of the new Division of Population Genetics, part of the new Center for Applied Genetics at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

Ana María López, MD, MPH
Ana María López, MD, MPH

¡VIDA! The Ninth Annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference is Oct. 18

¡VIDA! The Ninth Annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference will be held at the El Pueblo Community Center, located at 101 W. Irvington Road, on Oct. 18.

Deborah Goswitz
Deborah Goswitz

UA battles breast cancer with research, advanced treatments and team approach

The Breast Health team at UAMC and the University of Arizona Cancer Center combines the latest research, treatment and experience in the battle against breast cancer.