News Stories

Ana María López, MD, MPH

¡VIDA! The Ninth Annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference will be held at the El Pueblo Community Center, located at 101 W. Irvington Road, on Oct. 18.

Deborah Goswitz

The Breast Health team at UAMC and the University of Arizona Cancer Center combines the latest research, treatment and experience in the battle against breast cancer.

Twenty-three physicians affiliated with the UA Cancer Center are included among the 2014 Best Doctors in America database.

Image: Bill Frymire

The UA Genetics Core facility, led by UACC associate member Michael F. Hammer, PhD, recently obtained accreditation to expand its services to health care in addition to research.

Bradley J. Monk, MD, FACOG, FACS

An international study of a new treatment for ovarian cancer showed improved responsed rates and prolonged the time until cancers recurred, according to a report in journal Lancet Oncology.

Don't be fooled by claims that you can eat or drink effective sun protection.

Andrew S. Kraft, MD

Nationally noted physician-scientist and health administrator Andrew S. Kraft, MD, is named the director of the Univeristy of Arizona Cancer Center.

Patricia A. Thompson, PhD

Women whose early-stage breast cancers had reduced numbers of copies of the LRIG1 gene were more likely to have a relapse or die of their disease, according to data analyzed by UACC researcher Patricia Thompson, PhD.

Nathan A. Ellis, PhD

Nathan A. Ellis, PhD, an internationally recognized genetics researcher has joined UACC to be the program leader of the Center’s Cancer Biology Program.

Joanne Jeter, MD, never backs down from a challenge. In fact, she seeks out the toughest cases, because they often lead to the biggest breakthroughs.