News Stories

Meredith Mullins, JD, MBA

Meredith Mullins, JD, MBA, has joined the UA Cancer Center as chief administrative officer.

Daniel O. Persky, MD

University of Arizona Cancer Center clinicians will present at the Lymphoma Research Foundation's annual patient education and networking forum in Scottsdale Feb. 28

Gregory Rogers, PhD

Groundbreaking work originating from the laboratory of Gregory C. Rogers, PhD, will be featured in the Journal of Cell Biology and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

A bill is being considered by the Arizona House of Representatives that would ban minors from using tanning beds. The bill is not yet scheduled for hearing before the House Health Committee.

Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH

Dr. Pavani Chalasani to study biomarkers that might predict therapeutic response for breast cancer patients.

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are working on a variety of cancer projects thanks to funding from the American Cancer Society.

Stacy Lauver, CPA

Stacy Lauver, CPA, has joined the University of Arizona Cancer Center as assistant director of finance, coming from Pima  Community College.

Rick Kittles, PhD

Rick Kittles, PhD, will serve as co-chair of this year’s conference on “The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.”

A synthetic hormone developed by UA faculty that has been shown to offer relief for a rare skin disease has been approved for patients in Europe.

A procedure for breast cancer patients that delivers one dose of radiation directly to tissue surrounding the tumor at the time of surgery, replacing the need for weeks of follow up daily radiation treatment, is being offered through a clinical trial.