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Verde Valley Medical Center and the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare-Sedona have become an affiliate of The University of Arizona Cancer Center.

A search committee has been selected to identify candidates for the position of director of The University of Arizona Cancer Center to succeed David S. Alberts, MD, when he retires.

Join us at Brandi Fenton Park for Better Than Ever's spring kickoff event.


Four University of Arizona Cancer Center clinicians will present at the Lymphoma Research Foundation's annual patient education and networking forum in Scottsdale March 3.

A free, all day event in Phoenix at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is geared toward ovarian cancer survivors, friends, family members and others.

Lisa M. Rimsza, MD

University of Arizona Cancer Center researcher Lisa M. Rimsza, MD, will study molecular diagnosis and prognosis in aggressive lymphoma with the National Cancer Institute grant.

Charlie Lustman, who lost his upper jaw to a rare cancer, will visit The University of Arizona Cancer Center as part of a nationwide tour to bring hope and love to cancer patients and those who care for them.

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO

The most effective cancer prevention therapy can’t be found in a miracle pill or through an expensive series of medical procedures. Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO, said the best treatment can be found in the produce section of your local supermarket.

Patricia Thompson, PhD

How do you treat someone who doesn’t have a disease? It’s a question Patricia Thompson, PhD, has spent a lifetime trying to answer.

Tony Ward, Monica Yellowhair and Amanda Tachine

According to the Centers for Disease Control, specifically unique circumstances of culture, location, history and health care produce unique patterns of cancer occurrence among Native Americans. The Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention (NACP) was established to help alleviate the unequal burden of cancer among Native Americans of the Southwest through research, training and outreach programs.