News Stories

Michael Bookman, MD

Michael A. Bookman, MD, appeared on the Dec. 28 edition of NBC Nightly News to discuss the potential use of Avastin to help combat ovarian cancer.

Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH

Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH, will host a free one-hour seminar with the most current information on the human papilloma virus (HPV) — the virus that can cause cervical cancer.

Two leading Arizona health care entities, The University of Arizona Cancer Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center have entered into an agreement to form an innovative collaboration in Phoenix.

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The University of Arizona Cancer Center at Phoenix project received unanimous approval from the Arizona Board of Regents at its meeting Dec. 2, 2011, in Tucson.

Ana Maria López, MD, MPH, FACP

Ana Maria López, MD, MPH, FACP, has been named one of four Women Who Lead by the University of Arizona Women's Studies Advisory Council.

Research into preventing skin cancer and colorectal cancer, and preventing and treating pain from bone and other cancers will be supported by more than $19.5 million in grants recently received by University of Arizona Cancer Center members.

Baldassarre Stea, MD, PhD, FASTRO

At The University of Arizona Cancer Center, one of the highest compliments a radiation oncologist can receive is that he or she is an exceptional “rounder.” What does that mean? Let’s have Baldassarre “Dino” Stea, MD, PhD, FASTRO, explain.

In August 2010, Tom Kleespie and Martin Rubio of Arizona Public Media spent the day with Pat Mersiowsky as she completed her 27th dose of chemotherapy. A year later, they revisited the Mersiowskys to find out where their cancer journey had taken them. As they quickly learned, it was a surprisingly positive place.

Chuck Wunder, Green Valley Fire District

On Thursday, Oct. 20, the Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund, Inc. made a $10,000 donation to The University of Arizona Cancer Center, which will go toward researching cancers that tend to have a higher than normal incidence among firefighters.

Evan C. Unger, MD

Evan C. Unger, MD, has big plans for his tiny bubbles. The University of Arizona's 2011 Technology Innovation Award winner continues to break new ground in the field of nanotechnology research.