News Stories

AZCC researcher Jiaqi Shi, MD, PhD, has been awarded the pretigious Benjamin Castleman Award for her research in pancreatic cancer biomarkers and therapeutic targets.

Emmanuelle J. Meuillet, PhD

Colon cancer is a disease that can be prevented, treated and cured. But it takes action on your part.

David S. Alberts, MD

David S. Alberts, MD, director of the Arizona Cancer Center, will participate in the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual meeting in Las Vegas March 5 to 8.

An Arizona Cancer Center researcher has received a $3 million federal grant to study whether a compound in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, can enhance the effects of a breast cancer drug.

Tom “Haggy” Hagedorn was a celebrated tennis coach, friend and husband. When his young life was claimed by leukemia in 2009, his wife Melissa established the Tom Hagedorn Foundation to make a difference in the fight against cancer.

Donna D. Zhang, PhD

Professor Donna Zhang and her team showed that brusatol, together with chemotherapy treatment, can combat chemoresistance, increase cell death, reduce cell proliferation and reduce tumor growth.

Amanda Baker, PharmD, PhD

Amanda Baker, PharmD, PhD, an Arizona College of Pharmacy graduate of the Class of 2000, chose to train as a pharmacist for an unusual reason: to conduct translational drug development research at the Arizona Cancer Center.

Plan to attend an informative presentation on the needs of family and friends caring for cancer patients Wednesday, Feb. 2 at noon at Kiewit Auditorium, Arizona Cancer Center.

Emmanuel Katsanis, MD

Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis will direct the UA College of Medicine MD-PhD Program for medical students who are planning careers in academic medicine and biomedical research and pursuing extensive formal research training to enhance their research skills.

Thirty Arizona Cancer Center physicians are included among the Best Doctors in America for 2010-2011.