News Stories

$80,000 will fund investigations into the topics of colon cancer metastasis, tumor suppression of breast cancer and the mapping and modeling of tumor heterogeneity.

Representatives of the Arizona Cancer Center's Skin Cancer Institute are presenting a variety of the institute's innovative skin cancer programs at the the 1st International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Arizona Cancer Center researchers Thomas Miller, MD, and Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD, have been selected as the 2011 recipients of the Sydney E. Salmon, MD, awards.

The Phoenix Friends Scholars, an initiative of the Phoenix Friends of the Arizona Cancer Center, supports world-class physician-scientists who show extraordinary potential for significantly advancing cancer treatments. The 2010 Phoenix Friends Scholars are Ravitharan “Ravi” Krishnadasan, MD, Mark "Marty" Pagel, PhD, and Karen Weihs, MD.

Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD

New therapies for treating non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas are joining tried and tested therapies, but there needs to be an understanding of how rational combinations match within the “hallmarks of cancer,” according to the AZCC's Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD.

David S. Alberts, MD

Arizona Cancer Center director David S. Alberts, MD, is a member of the newly launched Arizona Chapter of CEOs Against Cancer, an initiative of the American Cancer Society.

Jesse Nodora, DrPH

Cancer Center researcher Jesse Nodora, DrPH, will study ways to help low-income women at risk of cervical cancer get follow up care with support from an American Cancer Society grant.

Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP

Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP, has joined the Fellowship of the prestigious American College of Physicians.

Two Arizona Cancer Center members, University of Arizona cellular biology professor Patricia Thompson, PhD, and nutritional sciences associate professor Cynthia A. Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO, talk about breast cancer research on Arizona Illustrated. 

Daniel Sotelo

Arizona Cancer Center student researcher Daniel Sotelo is among 27 undergraduate students selected to attend the American Associaton for Cancer Research's 102nd annual meeting.