News Stories

A handmade quilt has been donated to ¡Vida! The Annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference and to the Arizona Cancer Center.

Francisco García, MD, MPH, co-director of the Arizona Cancer Center's Cancer Health Disparities Institute, has been appointed to serve on the Committee on Preventative Services for Women of the National Academies’ Institute of Medicine

One of the newly renovated patient rooms in 3NW

A hospital wing once devoted to pediatric patients at University Medical Center is being transformed into a unit that will focus on the care of people with cancer.

Sandra Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN, ANP-C

Arizona Cancer Center nurse practitioner Sandra Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN, ANP-C, is one of those nurses others turn to when they have questions or need help.

James and Shiela McArthur

When she was struck with an attack of diverticulitis in January, Shiela McArthur went to the doctor expecting to receive a quick course of antibiotics to clear it up. While the CAT scan confirmed diverticulitis, it also showed something unexpected: a tumor on her pancreas.

Julie E. Lang, MD, with patient Alise Bennett.

The Arizona Cancer Center is participating in a groundbreaking nationwide breast cancer study.

The Phase I team

The Arizona Cancer Center’s Phase I Clinical Trials Program is the only place in Southern Arizona where patients can get access to cutting-edge investigational treatments.

Sourav Ghosh

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the project focuses on the discovery of a deranged signaling protein that disrupts the proper migration of cells in the developing brain. The scientists will test whether it could be a target for new cancer-fighting drugs.

Joanne M. Jeter, MD

Arizona Cancer Center member Joanne M. Jeter, MD, has received a 2010 National Institutes of Health Merit Award for her membership on the PDQ Cancer Genetics Editorial Board.

The Arizona Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention and Control Fellowship Program has received a five-year, $2.5 million grant renewal. The training program has had National Cancer Institute funding since 1998.