News Stories

The Arizona Cancer Center's "core grant" from the National Cancer Institute, $20.8 million for five years, will support cancer research programs through 2014.

Researchers from Australia will join forces with colleagues at the Arizona Cancer Center to jointly develop skin cancer prevention and treatment strategies.

Michael A. Bookman, MD

Michael A. Bookman, MD, section chief of Hematology/Oncology at the Arizona Cancer Center, has been appointed to chair the Ovarian Committee of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG).

Thomas Doetschman, PhD, and Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD, have been named co-leaders of the Arizona Cancer Center’s Gastrointestinal Cancer research program.

Emmanuelle J. Meuillet, PhD

Emmanuelle J. Meuillet, PhD, aims to understand the role of inflammation in colon carcinogenesis and to develop a novel targeted therapy to treat it. A five-year, $1,784,878 grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund her research.

Ana María López, MD, MPH, FACP

The community is invited to the pink carpet premiere of Woman to Woman: Let’s Talk about Breast Cancer / Mujer a Mujer: Una Conversación Sobre Cáncer de Seno, a documentary funded by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southern Arizona. Both premieres, the Spanish version on Aug. 28 and the English version on Oct. 30, will be held at 2 p.m. in DuVal Auditorium at University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave. The premieres are free and open to the public.


Joyce A. Schroeder, PhD

Joyce A. Schroeder, PhD, an Arizona Cancer Center member, has been awarded a US patent for a first-in-class breast cancer treatment.

Three new faculty members have joined the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UA College of Medicine and the Arizona Cancer Center.

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is opening a study of a drug that may help prevent breast cancer in postmenopausal women who are at risk for developing breast cancer.

Arizona Cancer Center researcher Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, will address data collection methods at the World Cancer Congress in Shenzhen, China.