News Stories

Representatives of the Colombian National Cancer Institute invited University of Arizona Cancer Center physician-scientists to a three-day conference in Bogota in April attended by about 100 clinicians and researchers to discuss ways to establish a multidisciplinary approach to improve the outcomes of patients treated for melanoma at their institution.

Check out the University of Arizona Cancer Center's new blog, Act Against Cancer, designed to provide timely information about our center and the cancer world.

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO

University of Arizona Cancer Center member Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO, has been selected as a winner of the 2011 Huddleson Award for her manuscript, “A Systematic Review of Behavioral Interventions to Promote Intake of Fruit and Vegetables."

Tim and Diane Bowden

When G. Timothy Bowden, PhD, wasn’t hard at work on his many research projects within the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s Cellular and Molecular Medicine program, he could often be found hiking up Mount Lemmon or through the Sabino Canyon trails with his wife, Diane, at his side.

Living in Harmony with the Sun

Join representatives of the UACC's Skin Cancer Institute Saturday at the annual Living in Harmony with the Sun program at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

Emmanuel Katsanis, MD, with Azayliah D. Perez

Emmanuel Katsanis, MD, has spent the better part of four decades on the leading edge of cancer research. Some of his greatest breakthroughs have occurred while wearing running shoes.


Cindy Hairgrove (photo by Chris Richards)

Cindy Hairgrove is not the type of person who backs down from a fight.

Sydney E. Salmon, MD

The Sydney E. Salmon, MD, Awards recognize UA Cancer Center faculty members for their leadership in cancer research, grant support, publications, community service and clinical responsibilities.

Greg Rogers, PhD

University of Arizona Cancer Center member Greg Rogers, PhD, was recently awarded a $660,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further his research on the assembly of the centrosome — an organelle that can influence genomic instability and tumor formation.

Terry Badger, PhD, RN, will examine support for Latinas with breast cancer and their intimate and family partners, with the American Cancer Society grant.