News Stories

Emmanuelle J. Meuillet, PhD

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $1,784,878 grant to an Arizona Cancer Center researcher to study the role of inflammation in colon carcinogenesis and to develop a new targeted therapy to treat colon cancer.

A synthetic hormone developed at the University of Arizona has been shown to offer relief for a rare skin disease in international clinical studies.

Arizona Cancer Center physicians Margaret Miller, MD, and Thomas Miller, MD, will participate in the 15th annual North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma in September.

Emad Elquza, MD

Emad Elquza, MD, has been named medical director at Arizona Cancer Center at UMC Orange Grove.

Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH

The National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health appointed Arizona Cancer Center member Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH, as one of five new members.

Simulated images of microvessel networks

By using mathematical modeling to understand blood flow, researchers - including the Arizona Cancer Center's Timothy Secomb, a pioneer in the field - propose a novel approach to treating cancerous tumors.

Jesse D. Martinez, PhD

Arizona Cancer Center researcher Jesse D. Martinez, PhD, is the Cancer Center’s new chief scientific officer.

Sourav Ghosh, PhD

UA researchers participated in the discovery of an unexpected role played by a protein molecule, making it a candidate for a biomarker or drug target for breast cancer.

Setsuko K. Chambers, MD, and Wenxin Zheng, MD

Arizona Cancer Center researchers suggest that breast cancer ma y be a significant risk factor for developing a serious form of endometrial cancer in women age 55 or younger.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine and the Arizona Cancer Center will host a colorectal cancer symposium Nov. 5 to 7 at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador resort featuring a panel of internationally recognized speakers.