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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.

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Xoft treatment for skin cancer, which is currently being studied at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, was recently featured on ABC News program, "Good Morning America."

UACC researchers Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD, and Steven Stratton, PhD, discussed the potential uses for vitamin B3 in skin cancer prevention in a recent edition of the New York Times.

Over 20 members of the Better Than Ever Program (BTE) participated in the May 3 Cinco de Mayo 10k and 5k run, raising research funds for UACC.

Laurence Hurley, PhD

Laurence Hurley, PhD, has been named the winner of the 13th annual Sydney E. Salmon, MD, Distinguished Investigator Award.

Gregory Rogers, PhD

UACC research scientist Gregory C. Rogers, PhD, was awarded a 5-year, $1.4 million R01 National Institutes of Health grant for his project titled, “Identifying molecular mechanisms that suppress centriole amplification.”

Cancer researchers are looking into a possible new tool in the fight against colon cancer: cinnamon.

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO

The Arizona Smokers’ HelpLine (ASHLine) has been helping people quit tobacco since 1995. Events during Phoenix Kicks Butts Week are designed to encourage smokers to quit and lead healthier lives.

The American Cancer Society's annual Relay For Life event is scheduled for Friday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at the University of Arizona Mall.

Andrew Kraft, MD, Patrick Webber, Heather Weaver

Members of the University of Arizona Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority recently met with UACC researchers in order to help re-establish the relationship between the two entities.