News Stories

Jonathan H. Schatz, MD

Jonathan H. Schatz, MD, was recently awarded a 5-year, $1.59 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study ways to effectively combat drug resistance when treating lymphoma.

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO

The quality of a woman’s diet was linked to lower mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published this month in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH

The breast cancer physician-scientist is among the first at the Arizona Health Sciecnes Center to be recognized with this award.

The consortium of cancer organizations will allow more patients access to pharmaceutical clinical trials.

The fifth annual Melanoma Walk will raise funds to fight this deadly disease and increase awareness about melanoma.

A unique collaboration between the UA Cancer Center and NAU to bring cancer prevention and biomedical research training to Native American communities in Arizona has received $13 million in additional funding.

Jessica A. Miller, PhD

Jessica A. Miller, PhD, has been awarded a three-year, $450,000 Susan G. Komen grant to investigate the cause of chronic joint stiffness and pain associated with the use of aromatase inhibitors (AI) — a class of drug often used to treat hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

Daniel O. Persky, MD

Daniel O. Persky, MD, is one of just 12 physician scientists honored this year by the National Cancer Instititue for his leadership in clinical research.

The National Cancer Institute has renewed a grant for the Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program which trains cancer researchers for the future.

David S. Alberts, MD

David S. Alberts, MD, will receive the AACR's Prevention Pioneer Award during the organization's upcoming cancer prevention research conference in New Orleans.