News Stories

Please welcome Chad Adams, MPH, as he joins the University of Arizona Cancer Center as the Assistant Director of Cancer Clinical Research.

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is home to some truly gifted young cancer researchers. A number of them have recently received prestigious awards and honors.

A synthetic hormone developed by faculty at the University of Arizona Cancer Center and the UA’s Colleges of Medicine and Science more than two decades ago was featured in a story airing on NBC's Dateline on Sunday, June 14.

Michelle Kirlew

In March, Arizona Public Media aired an original documentary, "Winning By Living, One Cancer Story,” that chronicled the unique pancreatic cancer battle of Michelle Kirlew. In June, AZPM checks back in with the Kirlews.

Umi Goyal, MD

Uma Goyal, MD, will receive a $25,500 research grant from the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s Better Than Ever (BTE) program to study improved techniques for specialized brachytherapy treatments for cervical cancer patients.

The UA Cancer Center’s Skin Cancer Institute is partnering with the world-renowned Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum June 13 from 5-9 p.m. for the 10th annual Living in Harmony with the Sun.

Terry Badger, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN, FAAN

Terry Badger, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN, FAAN, has been awarded a grant from the V Foundation to help improve the quality of life and access to education for Latinas with breast cancer.

Peter Mantyh, PhD, JD

Patrick W. Mantyh, PhD, JD, shared a number of fascinating cancer-related pain management discoveries in a recent edition of The ASCO Post.

Pascale Charest, PhD, was awarded a $792,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to further her research regarding the biological mechanisms that cause cancer cells to spread throughout the body.

Xoft treatment was recently featured on ABC News program, "Good Morning America."